Storm Forecast Valid: Fri 30 Aug 2013 06:00 to Sat 31 Aug 2013 06:00 UTC Issued: Thu 29 Aug 2013 20:44 Forecaster: TUSCHY
A level 2 was issued for NE Algeria, N-Tunisia, Sardinia, the Tyrrhenian Sea and Sicily mainly for large to very large hail (hail diameter in excess of 5 cm is possible), severe wind gusts and excessive rain. An isolated tornado event is possible.
A level 1 surrounds the level 2 with similar risks but a lesser probability for extreme events.
A level 1 was issued for SE Spain mainly for an isolated large hail and excessive rain event.
Multiple upper troughs affect the European weather. A broad trough enters the Ukraine from the west with a slow motion to the east. Another trough is situated over the W-Mediterranean with an autumn-like deep depression approaching Scotland from the NW.
Numerous progressive fronts enter the forecast area from the NW, affecting areas from Irland to W-Norway. Further south over the Mediterranean, an E-W aligned quasi-stationary front plays a role for DMC activity.