Issued: 0530hrs Thursday 16th February 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair in central Europe, turning colder for Turkey
A fine day in Portugal and Spain. Plenty of sunshine and it will be feeling warm too. It should be staying fair in the Balearics as well as Italy. Greece will have more sunshine whilst showers affect northern Turkey. Southern Turkey should be dry with sunny spells.
Cloud and patchy rain in northern France and the Low Countries. Showers affect the far north of Germany. Poland will have broken cloud but should be mostly dry, whilst sunshine ad dry weather affect the southern half of Germany. Austria, Hungary and Switzerland should be dry with sunny spells.
Cloud and rain with strong winds in Denmark and southern Sweden. The Baltic States should be mostly dry with broken cloud. Bright spells affect Finland and the northern half of Sweden. Norway will see some rain on western coasts.
A fair day across much of Spain and Portugal There could be more cloud affecting southern coasts of Spain though with a risk of some drizzle here. Most of the balearics are going to be fair with sunny spells. Staying fair for Italy, dry here too. Fine for Greece with sunny spells, but cold across Turkey.
A fair day for much of France with sunny spells through the day. Staying fair in the Low Countries, again with some sunshine to come here. Some cloud and outbreaks of rain extending through Germany and into Poland as well as through Hungary, Austria and Switzerland.
Brighter for Denmark and dry too. Some showers across the baltic States, these falling as snow in Finland. Sweden should be dry with sunny spells. Outbreaks of rain in western Norway with strong winds and snow in the north.