The weather this week in Poland will be dominated by low pressure systems. Cloudy days with rain and snow are ahead. Heavy rainfall is forecast for the weekend. In the lowlands, it will fall up to 10 centimeters, and strong winds will cause snow blowing. Cooler air will also begin to flow in.
Poland is under the influence of cloudy low-pressure systems stretching from northern Scandinavia, through Central Europe, to the Mediterranean Sea. Within the next 24 hours, the country will be covered by two atmospheric fronts in moderately warm polar air, but from the west a colder mass of air from the Norwegian Sea will begin to push in, informs weather forecaster tvnmeteo.pl Arleta Unton-Pyziołek.
Tuesday looks to be cloudy. There will be periods of sleet and rain in the order of 1-5 liters of water per square meter, in the afternoon turning into snow up to 1-3 centimeters in the west and north of the country. The maximum temperature will be from 0 degrees Celsius in the Suwałki region, through 3-4 degrees C in the center, to 5-6 degrees C in Podkarpacie, Silesia and Lesser Poland. The wind will be west, south-east only in the east, weak and moderate.
Snow, rain and some light frost
What awaits us in the next days? Poland will remain under the influence of low pressures and cooler moist polar air will flow from the north-west. Only on Saturday, a warmer mass will flow over the southern and eastern regions, but for a short time. Later, the humid Arctic air mass will rule, our weather forecaster announces.
Cloudy weather with local showers is forecast for Wednesday. There will be showers of snow, during which it will fall to 1-3 cm. On thermometers we will see a maximum of 0 degrees C in Podlasie, through 2 degrees C in the center of the country, to 4 degrees C in the south-west. It will blow west and south-west, weak and moderate, at times quite strong wind. It will reach speeds of up to 50-60 kilometers per hour in gusts.
Mostly cloudy on Thursday. Clear spells are possible only in the east of Poland, and in the region of Pomerania up to 1-4 cm of snow will fall. The maximum temperature will reach from 0 degrees C in the Suwałki region, through 2 degrees C in the central regions, to 3 degrees C in Silesia and Podkarpacie. The wind will be south-west, weak to moderate, at times quite strong.
Friday will bring cloudy weather. In the south of the country there will be periodic rainfall up to 5 l/sq m, and in the mountains up to 5 cm of snow will fall. Thermometers will show a maximum of -1 degrees C in the Suwałki Region, through 1 degrees C in the center, to 5 degrees C in Podkarpacie. The wind from the south-east will be weak to moderate.
Weekend weather. Snow and blizzard
It will also be cloudy on Saturday. In the western regions, up to 1-3 cm of snow will fall, and in the rest of the country there will be snowfall with rain and rain up to 5-10 l / sq m. The maximum temperature will be from 0 degrees C in the Suwałki region, through 2 degrees C in the center, to 4 degrees C in Podkarpacie. There will be west and north, light and moderate winds.
On Sunday in the south-east of the country there will be heavy snowfall of 5-10 cm, and in the Carpathians up to 20 cm. South-easterly, weak and moderate winds, stronger winds at times. In gusts in the south it will reach speeds of up to 60 km / h, causing snowstorms. Road conditions will be difficult.
On Monday, there will be no precipitation only in the west of the country, otherwise there will be 1-10 cm of snow. North, light and moderate winds will be stronger at times. It will accelerate to 60 km / h in gusts, causing blows. Difficult road conditions are to be expected.
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