News

Aug 2012
22

It is warming up then turning cold.
A trough and northwest winds bring isolated showers today, and the risk of thunderstorms later.
A strong cold front hits later tomorrow, followed by another on Friday. Rain will fall, then turn to snow late in the afternoon, and persist until Saturday morning.
Another front hits later Saturday, bringing more snow, but it is not as plentiful with a high coming in from the northwest.
How much snow...

20 to 30 cm Thursday night to Saturday morning.
5 to 10 cm Saturday night to Sunday.

DETAILED ALPINE FORECAST (above 1200 metres)

REST OF TODAY
Freeze level: Too high.
Light showers this morning.
Showers redeveloping later with the risk of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Freeze level: Too high, lowering rapidly from late afternoon.
Rain, turning to persistent snow from late afternoon.

FRIDAY
Freeze level: 1200 metres.
Persistent snow.

SATURDAY
Freeze level: 1200 metres.
Snow easing in the morning, then developing again later.

SUNDAY
Freeze level: 1200 metres, rising later.
Persistent snow, clearing later.

OUTLOOK
Monday is dry.
There are signs of further systems from Tuesday.

Courtesy of Jane's Weather,  www.janesweather.com

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