Issued: 0530hrs Friday 7th February 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Dry and fine conditions prevail across much of Europe
A weak front brings outbreaks of patchy rain into northwestern Iberia on Friday. Dry and fair for southern Portugal and much of Spain. Mostly dry and fair too for the Balearic Islands and Italy where there will be some good spells of sunshine. Showers clear south from Greece where it will be a dry, bright and cool day. Cool too for much of Turkey with outbreaks of rain and snow.
Cloud builds over France but it stays dry away from the far northwest where rain arrives later. A dry and bright day for the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria and western Germany. Cloudier over eastern Germany but staying dry here too. Cloudy and dry for Czech Repulic and Hungary while Slovakia could see some snow showers develop.
Dry and bright for southern parts of Norway and Sweden as well as Denmark. A band of rain, sleet and snow spreads across northern parts of Norway and Sweden into Finland. Snow also spreads from west to east across Estonia but Latvia and Lithuania remain dry and mostly bright.
A band of rain spreads from the northwest across Portugal and Spain becoming increasingly light and patchy to the east. Cloud builds over the Balearics and northern Italy but it stays dry here. Dry and sunny for southern parts of Italy. A mostly bright day for Greece with isolated showers to the east and south. Rain and snow clears to the east from Turkey but a few snow showers may linger along the Black Sea coast. A cool day here with good spells of sunshine for most.
A weak front brings increasingly patchy and light rain across northwestern France, the Low Countries and into western Germany. Dry but cloudy for southwestern France and Switzerland while eastern Germany starts the day bright but ends rather overcast. A dry and sunny day for much of Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Becoming cloudy for Denmark with rain arriving from the west later. Rain and sleet also moves into southern parts of Norway. Across Sweden, Finland and the rest of Norway it's a dry but cloudy, murky sort of day. Similar conditions in the Baltic States after early snow clears from the east.