Warning level RED! Snow storm is now raging in Austria – weather
At the beginning of the week, the gradient between a high over the eastern Atlantic and a mature low-pressure complex over Scandinavia increases, resulting in a sometimes stormy north-west weather situation into the second half of the week. In addition, several fronts along the northern Alps repeatedly cause snowfall.
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A first front will reach the eastern part of the Alps in the course of Monday, until Tuesday the largest amounts of fresh snow are expected in the Mariazeller and Ausseerland. On Wednesday the weather will be calm for a short time, but the next front will reach the Alps towards evening. According to the current status, large amounts of fresh snow can be expected in the traffic jams in the northern Alps by the weekend, while rain is mixed in at low altitudes.
Am Monday Clouds dominate on the north side of the Alps and around noon snow begins to fall from the north-west, which turns into rain below 300 to 500 meters over the course of the day. In the east only a few rain and sleet showers will pass through, in the south and southeast it will remain dry and sunny at times. On the northern side of the Alps, stronger westerly winds will spread, especially from the Mostviertel to the Thermenlinie and also on the mountains. It gets milder with 0 to +7 degrees.
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the Tuesday starts with snowfall on the north side of the Alps, which temporarily decreases during the day. But the sun hardly shows up and towards evening it snows again. In the Danube region and in the east, only a few showers will come through with the strong north-west wind with a snowfall level between 300 and 500 meters. It will remain mostly dry with warm patches in the inner-Alpine regions; it will be friendliest in the south. The maximum values are between 0 and +7 degrees.
Temperatures rise to 10 degrees
also am Wednesday the windy and divided weather continues. Along the Northern Alps it is snowing in many valleys, in the Danube region and in the eastern lowlands there are rain showers. Depending on the intensity, the snow line is between 500 and 800 meters. In the south, on the other hand, it remains dry and often sunny, in predestined locations north foehn and from Upper Austria to Burgenland continue to blow strong west to north-west winds. Temperatures will rise to 3 to 10 degrees, with the highest values in the south-east.
the Thursday shows its wintry side again, in the mountains it is snowing more and more frequently and heavily down to the valleys. Only in the Rhine and Inn valleys does it start to rain. Most fresh snow can be expected in the Arlberg region and in the Salzburger Land. In the Danube region, in the eastern lowlands and in the very south, only a few rain and sleet showers will pass through, and the sun will shine from time to time. With brisk to strong north-west winds, the maximum values are between 0 and +8 degrees.