Storm Forecast Valid: Sat 15 Mar 2014 06:00 to Sun 16 Mar 2014 06:00 UTC Issued: Sat 15 Mar 2014 00:43 Forecaster: PISTOTNIK
A level 1 was issued for E Germany, Poland, the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, and parts of Lithuania and Belarus for severe convective wind gusts and to a lesser extent for tornadoes.
Long waves dominate the European weather. A strong Northwesterly flow pushes into Central and Eastern Europe between low geopotential over Scandinavia and a pronounced Atlantic high pressure system. In the wake of a mature storm cyclone centered over Estonia, a surge of polar air interrupts the early spring in the Northeastern quadrant of Europe. Otherwise, conditions stay very mild and mostly calm. The only exception is the Central Mediterranean, where a shallow but extensive upper-level low slowly drifts Eastward