From Thursday, November 25th, snow and frost will determine the weather in Germany. Experts reckon with sometimes huge amounts of snow in the region.
That for the first Advent with snow and frost in Germany* is to be expected, experts had predicted weeks ago. the echo24.de-Editorial * already has over falling snowfall lines from the end of November* as well as reports on weather models in Europe that have a Winter with a lot of snow in Germany* – also in the lowlands – forecast. It was still unclear when exactly the first major snowfall in the Federal Republic should start – until today.
Weather expert Jan Schenk is certain: “The snowfall is coming to Germany – there is no longer any doubt.” On the night of Friday, November 26th, the first snowfall in the south is to begin and last until Saturday. On the weather map you can see that the snow will continue to spread in Germany from Thursday. Schenk assumes that a solid snow cover will form in large parts of the Federal Republic by Saturday. That means: It will seem like a lot.
Weather in Germany: the expert is very certain – “it will snow heavily”
That’s right, experts all over Germany are expecting a lot of fresh snow from Thursday, November 25th, which should remain due to the temperatures. “All weather models agree: It will snow heavily,” says Jan Schenk and adds: “We have to assume snowfall and a closed snow cover in Germany.” But it gets even better. Schenk and other meteorologists assume that it will continue to snow from the first of Advent – then also in the west.
“We have two areas of snowfall – first in the south and east and later in the west of Germany.” But especially in the south, a lot of snow is to be expected. “Here the snow cover is up to 20 centimeters thick,” says Schenk. People in the east and in the middle of Germany have to be patient a little longer. Not until next week – November 29th – it should snow more heavily here as well. That means: the best tobogganing conditions do not prevail everywhere in Germany.
Weather in Germany: Here meteorologists expect “30 centimeters of fresh snow”
Anyone living in the east or north of Germany should expect little or no snow at least from Thursday – November 25th. Quite different in the Alpine region. Reports from Focus Online According to even up to “30 centimeters of fresh snow” fall. Only in the lowlands of the Moselle, Rhine and Main should the snow melt quickly, otherwise, according to experts, it will be enough for a closed snow cover until the coming week. It could look completely different in December.
Weather phenomena such as the polar vortex split over the Arctic or a La Niña event* could still have a decisive influence on the weather situation in all of Germany. In some weather models there is even talk of a mega blizzard in the next week – but whether this will actually come is not yet certain. How long the snow will remain in the individual case cannot be said with certainty either. In addition to actual temperatures, other factors also play a role.
Weather in Germany: snow cover everywhere? That is a big problem
In larger cities, for example, it often ends in slush and slippery snow, because heat radiation from buildings and cars makes it difficult for a closed snow cover to form. A lot of snow does not automatically mean a mega-snowpack. Often it has to seem persistent for a few days for a significant snow cover to actually form. the first weather forecast for December* don’t even look that bad here. *echo24.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.
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