Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 7th January 2017
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Staying cold and unsettled in Greece and Turkey, drier in central Europe
Fair weather across Portugal and Spain today with good spells of sunshine. Rain affecting southern Italy, but dry to the north again with the best of any brightness here. Mofe unsettled for Greece and Turkey with periods of rain and snow, cold here too.
Some cloud and drizzle for northern France but dry and bright in central and southern areas. Cloud and drizzle in the Low Countries and northern Germany too. Poland should be dry with sunny spells. Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland will be dry with some sunshine.
A band of cloud and rain reaches Denmark in the afternoon. Windy with rain afecting the Baltic States and some sleet in Finland. Damp for southern Sweden although drier to the north. Sleet and snow in northern Norway but drier to the south.
A fair day to come again through Sunday with good spells of sunshine. Staying fine in the Balearics. Scattered showers in southern Italy but fine in central and northern Italy. Cold with sleet and snow in Greece and Turkey.
Fine for much of France with lots of sunshine. Staying dry for the Low Countries and Germany as well as Poland. Scattered showers over Hungary and Austria as well as Switzerland.
Denmark is going to be dry with sunny spells. More sunny spells over southern Denmark and dry in the Baltic States. Breezy in Finland with some sleet or snow. The snow affecting northern Sweden but dry to the south. Windy with snow showers across northern Norway.