This Is The Weather That Awaits Us For This Weekend
Meteorology

This is the weather that awaits us for this weekend in Spain

The weather forecast from today, Friday, January 8 to next Monday, January 11, 2021 alerts for snowfall and extreme cold in Spain.

Snow in Madrid.

Today, Friday, January 8, they are expected heavy snowfall in central areas, as well as in the eastern and southeastern peninsular interior, with quite low snow levels, which can accumulate thicknesses of up to 10 centimeters and locally 20 centimeters, according to the Spanish Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

The Filomena storm, located between the Peninsula and the Canary Islands, continues to approach the southwest of the Peninsula and it will leave instability in large areas of the south, center and east of the peninsula, the Strait and the Balearic Islands, with almost generalized rains and showers.

At north of Galicia and on the Cantabrian coast Weak and scattered rainfall may occur in the west, increasing in the last few hours and being able to spread to other areas of the Bay of Biscay.

Rainfall will be accompanied by storms and will be strong and persistent in the southern Andalusia and the Strait, being able to be locally very strong. They could also be locally strong or persistent in other areas of the southern half of the peninsula.

Saturday January 9

In all the country, cloudy or covered with precipitation. In general, they will be weak and less likely in the northwestern third of the peninsula and in the east and south of the Canary Islands, but in the rest they are expected to be more abundant, and may become strong or persistent in the south of Andalusia, the north of the Mediterranean area, around the Central and Iberian systems and north of the mountainous Canary Islands.

Except in the southern third of the peninsula, the coasts and the archipelagos, they will be in the form of snow in general at any level. Snowfall will be especially heavy in large areas of the center and interior of the eastern peninsular third, with accumulations of more than 20 cm in Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha, the southern half of Aragón and the interior of the Valencian Community, without ruling it out in surrounding areas.

The daytime temperatures will drop in the Canary Islands and in the interior of the northern half of the peninsula and will rise in the southeast and the Balearic Islands. The minimum will fall in the southern peninsular third and the Canary Islands, rising in the center and northeast. Frosts in the weak in general in the interior of the Peninsula, somewhat more intense in mountain areas and locally strong in the surroundings of the Pyrenees and the western Cantabrian mountain range.

The wind will blow from the east or northeast, strong in the Mediterranean area and the Galician coast, tending to turn southwest and west in the southern half of the peninsula and in the Balearic Islands. North or northwest wind in the Canary Islands.

Sunday January 10

They wait for this day precipitation that could still be locally heavy in the extreme south of the peninsula, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, although it cannot be ruled out that they are accompanied by occasional storms. Less intense rainfall in the Cantabrian area. It is probable that they occur weakly in the surroundings of the Central and Iberian systems, Navarra, Aragón and the Valencian Community. Rainfall is not expected or unlikely in most of the west of the peninsula.

Precipitation is likely to remain in the form of snow at low altitudes in the interior of the peninsula, except in western Andalusia. In the Canary Islands, probable rainfall, more intense in the north of islands with greater relief.

The maximum temperatures tend to rise in much of the Peninsula, although they will drop in the surroundings of Alborán and in the Balearic Islands. The minimums rise in the extreme northwest and fall in the southeast quadrant. In the Canary Islands temperatures rise slightly. Frosts will persist in the interior of the peninsula, more intense in the mountain systems, locally strong in the Pyrenees.

The wind will blow from the north or northeast, in the northern half, with strong intervals on the Galician coast, and on the north coast of Catalonia. In the Mediterranean area, west in the Strait, rolling to the east component in Alborán. In the Balearic Islands it will roll to North. Northern component in the Canary Islands, with very strong gusts in elevated areas.

Monday January 11

They wait rainfall in the Cantabrian, of a weak nature and they tend to subside at the end of the day. In the Mediterranean area, less intense rainfall than previous days, weak in general, although it may be somewhat more intense in the southern coastal areas up to Alicante, in Melilla and in the Balearic Islands. The possibility of an occasional storm in the Strait and in the Balearic Islands is not ruled out.

In the rest of the western half of the peninsula slightly cloudy or clear skies will predominate, while in the rest of the eastern there will be some cloudy intervals, with a low probability of weak precipitation. Precipitation is likely to be in the form of snow in the north and southeast mountain ranges. In the Canary Islands, cloudy intervals are expected, more abundant and with weak precipitation in the north of the islands with greater relief.

The maximum temperatures tend to rise in the north and southwest, and the minimum to go down, being notable the descents in the surroundings of the Pyrenees. In the Canary Islands they change little. They remain throughout Spain clearly below their usual values ​​on these dates, with generalized weak frosts, more intense in the southern plateau and mountain areas, strong around the Pyrenees.