Winter weather on the weekend! Where snow falls and how high


The time has come: the weather is getting ready. It is going to be winter. Thanks to Barbara and Doreen. The snow can fall.

The German Weather Service (DWD) is already predicting the white flakes in a strip from the south and from the southwest to the northeast for Friday.

“It’s going to be a snow weekend. Today during the day with slightly positive snow and sleet in Germany. At night it gets interesting, because snow fans get their money’s worth: Snow and storms in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg. In addition, snow in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Hesse and down to Baden-Württemberg, ”says climatologist Dr. Karsten Brandt from Donnerwetter.de to BILD.

There will be very heavy snowfall in a narrow strip from Saturday morning when a low crosses central Germany from west to east, explains meteorologist Felix Dietzsch from the German Meteorological Service. Probably in an area from Rhineland-Palatinate or North Rhine-Westphalia to Hesse.

According to the forecast, it will snow on Sunday, especially in the low mountain ranges and in southern Germany, otherwise sleet prevails. On Monday it will be milder, so that most of the remaining snow will melt again.

From the west there is always sleet and rain. A blanket of snow can form in the low mountain ranges from 400 meters.

“Up to 15 centimeters are possible in the Hunsrück, the Eifel, Taunus, Rhön, Sauerland, Fichtelgebirge, Bavarian Forest, Thuringian Forest and Ore Mountains, in the backwater in the low mountain range up to 20 centimeters. At low altitudes it can turn white for a moment, ”says graduate meteorologist Dominik Jung from Wetter.net to BILD.



Snow falls early on Friday morning against the backdrop of the Friedberger Warte, a tower from 1478 on the northern edge of FrankfurtPhoto: Frank Rumpenhorst / dpa

Weather expert Brandt on BILD: “Up to eight centimeters of fresh snow is possible in the cities. In the night on Sunday the next snow attack, then ten centimeters in the low mountain range with drifts and storms, new snow for MV, Saxony-Anhalt, Berlin and Saxony down to Bavaria. “

This is how it will continue in the coming days:

Saturday: 1 to 5 degrees, mixed, always sleet or rain, in the middle and higher areas snow.

Sunday: 2 to 6 degrees, a few centimeters of fresh snow in the low mountain ranges, below mostly just wet and cold.

Monday: 1 to 6 degrees, mixed, sometimes sun, clouds and some snow.

Tuesday: 1 to 6 degrees, wet and cold weather, wintry in the low mountain ranges.

Wednesday: 0 to 5 degrees, always wet and cold weather.

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