Issued: 0530hrs Friday 5th February 2016
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Milder for much of Europe, wind and rain to north
Fair for Spain and Portugal with good spells of sunshine. These extending into the Balearics and Italy. Much colder conditions for Greece and Turkey with some heavy periods of rain across Greece and western Turkey, snow on hills.
A warm day in France with sunny spells and broken cloud. Mild for the Low Countries with some bright or sunny spells and a fair amount of cloud too. The risk of drizzle in Germany, mostly in the north. Rather cloudy and drizzle in Poland too. Coud and drizzle for Austria and Hungary, although brighter but mild for Switzerland.
Cloud and some drizzle or light rain in Denmark, mild too. Cloud and some rain or drizzle in southern Sweden. Colder with a few wintry showers for the Baltic States. Snow showers in Finland, some of them heavy. Cloud and rain or sleet for Norway, but snow showers in the north.
Rain in the far northwest of Spain today. For the vast majority of Portugal and pain the day will b dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying fair and warm across much of France with sunny spells here, although windier with some rain in the far northwest. Italy should be dry with god spells of sunshine to come here. Fair for much of Greece, but cold and windy in Turkey with some snow in the north.
Staying windy through the Low Countries although mostly dry. Similar conditions in Germany with the southwest wind bringing more cloud here, but also some brighter spells. Broken cloud and some mild conditions affecting Poland.
A few showers in western Norway and becoming milder. Cloud and some rain in Denmark. Staying wet over southern Sweden wit plenty of cloud and drizzle affecting the Baltic States. The coud and drizzle reaching Finland too, although some snow inland here.