Issued: 0530hrs Friday 7th January 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Wet and windy across Balkans and west Europe.
Some rain will push across northern regions of Spain and southwestern France but will ease later in the afternoon. Largely dry and fine otherwise across Spain and across Portugal. Dry with sunshine through the Balearics. Staying dry and largely fine across Corsica, although heavy rain and showers will persist across Sardinia. Heavy showery rain still affecting southern Italy, the Balkans, much of Greece and western parts of Turkey.
Windy across France with a heavy band of rain through the afternoon affecting mainly northern and western regions as well as across the Netherlands and Belgium. Showers throughout the day affecting Germany, and Switzerland. Most of Austria and north Italy staying mainly dry. Some patchy rain moving into far western regions of Poland but largely dry elsewhere.
Reasonably unsettled through southern parts of Norway and Sweden as rain, sleet and snow pushes northeastwards. Drier further north and across much of Finland though rather breezy and staying cold here. Denmark will be windy with outbreaks of rain passing through. Some sleet and snow through the southern Baltic States.
A better day across Portugal and Spain, feeling pleasantly warm at times with light winds. A dry day for the Balearics too, with a few showers still affecting parts of Sardinia, although easing off through the afternoon. Corsica stays largely dry and fine. Heavy rain or showers affecting southern Italy and the Balkans through Saturday. Remaining unsettled with rain at times for Greece and Turkey.
Some rain pushes into southern and western parts of France with strengthening winds. The rain will affect the Netherlands and Belgium too for a time, pushing eastwards across Germany through the evening. Staying drier across eastern Germany and Poland and slightly milder. A few showers at first across Switzerland and Austria, although a generally dry day for most here.
A drier day across Denmark and southern parts of Scandinavia, although a band of rain arrives here later in the evening. Some sleet or snow pushes northwards across Finland through Saturday, and some sleet or snow showers across the Baltic states at times.