Block too far east!

Figure 1 – Courtesy of

This short-lived easterly will soon give way and the anticyclone over Denmark will slip steadily into southeast Europe, that’s according to the latest run of the ECMWF model. Another anticyclone will form over eastern Russia though that looks like it will be more persistent. The trouble with this is that it will be too far east to bring any threat of cold air to our shores, in fact the only chance we will see of colder is air is in a strong westerly flow across the Atlantic from Canada, which obviously be moderated by the comparatively warm North Atlantic before it reaches us.

Here’s how the next 8 days pan out according to the GFS model (fig 2), as always just click on the image to see it at 100%.

Figure 2

Author: xmetman

An ex-metman passionate about all things to do with weather, climate and clouds

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