Storm Forecast Valid: Thu 21 Aug 2014 06:00 to Fri 22 Aug 2014 06:00 UTC Issued: Thu 21 Aug 2014 06:47 Forecaster: GATZEN
A level 2 was issued for the central Balkans mainly for large hail and to a lesser extend excessive precipitation and tornadoes.
A level 2 was issued for the Adriatic Sea and the surrounding region mainly for large hail and excessive precipitation and to a lesser extend severe wind gusts and tornadoes.
A level 1 was issued for the western central Mediterranean mainly for large hail and to a lesser extend tornadoes and excessive precipitation.
A level 1 was issued for eastern and western and central Romania, western Ukraine into Belarus mainly for large hail and severe wind gusts.
A level 1 was issued for the northern and central Baltic Sea and surroundings mainly for excessive precipitation and tornadoes.
A large long-wave trough dominates the mid-level flow across Europe, pushing the polar jet into the north Mediterranean. A lifting short-wave trough is affecting eastern Europe, and cold air advection sets in from the Balkans to Belarus. At lower levels, a frontal boundary is left behind over the northern and central Mediterranean.