Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 28th February 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
With high pressure as the dominant feature expect mostly dry and fine conditions.
Some showers for eastern and southern parts of Spain as well as southern Portugal but elsewhere in Iberia it will be dry and bright. Some cloud for the Balearic Islands but staying dry. Mostly dry and bright for much of Italy, the Balkans and Greece with scattered showers to the south. Patchy rain for northern Turkey but elsewhere dry and fair.
Early showers clear from southern France to leave a dry and bright day across the country. Dry and bright too for Switzerland, Austria, southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Cloudier for northern Germany, Poland and the Low Countries but staying mostly dry here.
Mostly dry and bright conditions extend to Denmark, the Baltic States and Finland as well as to southern parts of Sweden and Norway. Cloudier over northern parts of Norway and Sweden with some outbreaks of rain here.
With low pressure to the northwest of Spain expect cloudy skies along with outbreaks of rain to northern Spain and across Portugal. Sunny spells but also some showers elsewhere across Spain. Largely dry but breezy through the Balearic Islands. Mostly dry and fine for Italy but with a few showers across Sicily. Scattered showers across Greece. Cloud and patchy rain moving in to north Turkey later.
Dry and fine, although with some morning mist and fog patches, across northern and central Europe. East Europe too will be largely dry and sunny although southern parts of Poland first thing will see cloud and rain. This will soon clear.
Windy and wet with a mix of rain, sleet and snow for northern and western parts of Norway. Largely dry across Sweden but with a steady westerly wind and a mix of rain, sleet and snow affecting far western areas here. Some patchy rain, sleet and snow too across northern and central Finland. Dry with sunny spells further south here. Dry and fine through the Baltic States and Denmark.