SNOW ON FRIDAY, SUN IN THE WEEKEND
Just before the weekend, some fresh snow will fall in Austria and Switzerland. Above 1000-1500 meters it will be white again. On Saturday and Sunday it will be mostly dry and the sun will come though in many areas. The freezing level will be between 1000 meters in the east and 2000 meters in the west. After the weekend, the quiet weather continues, but from Tuesday it become changeable with more precipitation and wind.
Snow in Austria and Switzerland
Winter returned in the Alps and on Friday some snow will fall in the Alps again. In Austria and Switzerland 10-20 centimeters falls and above 1000-1500 meters it will turn white. In most valleys is will be 4-8 degrees during the day. The southern parts of the Alps will have dry conditions. Locally, high temperatures are possible due to foehn winds from the north. For example, it could be 16 degrees in Bolzano.
Sunny weekend in Austria
Especially in Austria, the sun will shine brightly during the weekend. More clouds are there in the southwest and some light snow or rain could fall there. The freezing level varies from 1000 meters in Austria to 2000 meters in Western-Italy. Less wind is present on Sunday compared to Saturday.
Changeable weather second half of next week
On Monday, it is mostly cloudy and little precipitation is possible mainly in Tyrol. Tuesday and Wednesday will have the most sunshine, especially in Switzerland. From Thursday, the wind will increase and will come from westerly directions. The air from the ocean will bring changeable weather with rain in the valleys and snow above 1500-2000 meters. Because of that it will not feel like winter.
Winter on the long run?
In the short term no cold weather is expected. Even though spring started, heavy snow amounts are still possible in March and April. We are not finished yet with this winter, so there will be a new forecast next week on Friday.