The most extreme moment of the rain and snow storm arrives

This weekend two Atlantic storms will approach the Peninsula, leaving more rain, strong winds, waves and snowfall in a good number of communities. The environment will be truly winterywith temperatures generally falling.

The fronts will arrive accompanied by an air mass with a lot of potential to leave precipitation, Meteored warns. A atmospheric river of moisture It will impact the peninsula after crossing a large part of the Atlantic. This will make the accumulated rain and snow are notable, especially in the reliefs well exposed to the west wind.

This Friday the communities of Aragón, Navarra and Galicia maintain the orange alert (significant risk) due to snow and wind and also the Galician due to rain and waves, while another eleven are in yellow (risk for certain activities) due to those same inclemencies or some of them and the Balearic Islands due to rissagas, according to the State Meteorological Agency. (AEMET). Specifically, Andalusia, Asturias, Cantabria, both Castiles, Catalonia, Extremadura, Madrid, Murcia, La Rioja and the Canary Islands are on yellow alert.

In the Pyrenees of Huesca (Aragon), in the orange level, the accumulation of snow in 24 hours will be 20 cm above 1,200 meters. The Cantabrian slope of Navarra is also at that risk level, due to maximum gusts of 90 kilometers per hour. Likewise, A Coruña and Pontevedra, in Galicia, due to coastal phenomena and wind of 62 to 74 km/h (force 8) and waves of 5 or 6 meters, which will temporarily be 6 or 7 meters until noon.

As for the rains, many areas of the peninsula. They are at the yellow level. In 12 hours, 50 liters per square meter will accumulate in the central system on the slopes of Ávila and Salamanca (Castilla y León) and also the north of Cáceres (Extremadura); In the interior of Pontevedra (Galicia) 40 liters per square meter will be collected.

It will snow in large areas, especially in the north. In the Lugo Mountain (Galicia) the thicknesses will be up to 15 centimeters in 24 hours above 1,000 meters. Likewise, up to 10 centimeters will be reached in the Cantabrian mountain range, on the slopes of Palencia and León from 1,100 meters and also in Sanabria (Zamora) from 1,000 meters and in the Lleida Pyrenees from 1,200 meters. Snowfall will accumulate up to 5 centimeters in 24 hours above 1,100 meters in the north of Cáceres (Extremadura). These quantities will also be collected above 1,000 meters in 24 hours in the Pyrenees of Girona (Catalonia), the mountains of Madrid, the Iberian region of Rioja or in the central system of Ávila (Castilla y León). In areas such as the Zamora plateau (Castilla y León) or León, snow will accumulate 2 centimeters from levels of 900-1,000 meters. Also in Guadix and Baza (Granada) above 1,400-1,500 meters.

The day will also leave strong wind in a good part of the country, with gusts of between 70 and 90 kilometers per hour, especially in areas such as the interior of Cantabria, the mountains of Asturias, Castilla y León, areas of Castilla-La Mancha, Galicia, the Pyrenees and the coast of Huelva and Cádiz. and in Almería (Andalusia). Likewise, maritime storms are expected in Galicia, Murcia, Catalonia, areas of Andalusia and the Canary Islands. In A Mariña (Lugo) waves of up to 5 meters are expected.

A defendant will be produced drop in maximum temperaturess in almost all regions; The minimums will tend to rise in areas of the northwest and the Balearic Islands.

On Saturday instability will be widespread

On Saturday the instability will be pronounceddue to the arrival of the second storm, much more powerful. Precipitation will be heavy and extensive in much of the country, and may be accompanied by storms and hail. It will snow in the mountain systems and in some regions of the Castilian-Leonese plateau. Also in the interior of Galicia, reports Meteored.

Temperatures will continue to drop, in such a way that nIt will evaporate in all mountain systems and even in some regions of the Castilian-Leonese plateau. Also in the interior of Galicia.

He Sunday Rain and snowfall will continue, although less intense than in previous days. They will continue to be abundant in areas of Galicia, Asturias and Castilla y León. Daytime temperatures could rise, except in the two archipelagos, with strong winds from the west and south.

More storms for next week

The week of February 11 to 17 is expected to begin with provisional stabilization on Monday and Tuesday, with decreasing cloudiness and rising temperatures. However, precipitation is still expected in the north, weaker than in previous days, with snow in the mountains at levels of 1000/1400 meters, according to the AEMET.

Winds will blow from the north and west, less intense, although on Monday with strong intervals and/or very strong gusts on the coasts of the Cantabrian Sea, the Strait, Alboran and the mountains of the eastern third. In the Canary Islands, light wind, with cloudy intervals and, on Monday, some occasional precipitation in the northern mountains.

From Wednesdayit is expected that a new Atlantic storm affects the Peninsula, with rainfall in large areas, less likely in the Mediterranean area and losing some extent and intensity as the weekend approaches. They are likely to be most abundant in the northwestern third, especially western Galicia. They could be in the form of snow, weak, in the Pyrenees.

Maximum temperatures will increase in general, more markedly on the Peninsula. Wind will blow with a predominance of the south and west components, with possible strong intervals on the coasts of Galicia and Almería, and very strong gusts in the mountains.