What will the weather be like this weekend? This is the AEMET forecast

This Thursday, last day of February, a new front will sweep the north of the peninsula leaving less intense rainfall than those of the previous days while waiting for a train of storms between the first days of March.

The front will arrive from the northwest and will keep Catalonia on orange alert (significant risk) due to spells of 90 kilometers per hour and waves. It will also affect Balearicstemporarily in orange, while others eight communities, in addition to the Canary Islands, will activate yellow notices as the day progresses.

The Canary Islands are at yellow level with risk for certain activities, due to strong wind and coastal phenomena. Throughout the day, they will do it too Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Cantabria, Galicia, Basque Country, Valencian Community, Canary Islands and the autonomous city of Melillaaccording to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

The Balearic Islands, currently on orange alert, will go to yellow from 10 a.m. as the impact of the coastal phenomena softens. The waves in Menorca will be reduced to levels of 3 to 4 meters compared to the current situation with the risk of waves of 5 to 6 meters and occasionally up to 9 meters. In addition, gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour are expected in Menorca and Mallorca is also on alert, although yellow, due to coastal phenomena. Catalonia, for its part, will activate the orange alert in the late afternoon due to gusts of 90 kilometers per hour on the Tarragona coastline and also due to maritime storms, which will also affect Girona, in the Empordà; Waves of between 3 and 4 meters are expected.

The snow level will be, in the mountains of the northern half of the peninsula, 1,200/1,600 meters, dropping to 700/1,000 meters. Furthermore, the Maximum temperatures will increase in the eastern half of the peninsula and the Balearic Islandsand will decrease in the northwest, while the minimum temperatures will tend to decrease in the northern third.

Storm train

Looking ahead to Friday, March 1stwhen the climatological springshowers are expected in the first half of the day in the northeast and the Balearic Islands, which will move from the northwest to the southeast and at intervals in the eastern end of the Cantabrian Sea, the Pyrenees, the eastern Balearic Islands and with possibility of hail in points of the Catalan coast, tending to subside throughout the day.

The AEMET advances that the entry and passage of another front in the northwest third that will leave abundant rainfall in Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea, accompanied by storms on the Cantabrian coasts and with mountain snow accumulations of 5 centimeters in the west of the Cantabria, with the elevation located between 900 and 1,200 meters, rising from 1,200 to 1,400 meters and in the Pyrenees at any elevation, rising from 1,200 to 1,400 meters.

In addition, cloudy skies are expected in the Canary Islands with abundant rainfall in the north of the most prominent islands, and may occur occasionally in the rest. They are expected very strong gusts of wind in the Canary Islands, northern Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea, Bajo Ebro and Ampurdán. Temperatures will tend to drop across the board Therefore, the frosts will gain in intensity and extension, affecting a good part of the interior of the northern and eastern halves of the peninsula.

As for the weekenda will enter new front in the northwest, which will leave rainfall as it progresses on Saturday, from northwest to southeast without affecting the Mediterranean coast. Precipitation will be more abundant in the northwestern third and in the Pyrenees at the end of the day, in the form of snow. Temperatures will drop in practically the entire territory except in western Andalusia, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.. In the Canary Islands, there will be rainfall that will affect the north of the most important islands, although they will tend to subside.

For him Sunday They wait Early morning rainfall in Galicia, Cantabrian Mountains, Andalusia and the Balearic Islands but the skies will remain slightly cloudy during the day, with the exception of Galicia where anew front will enter in the afternoon. There will be cloudy intervals in the north of the Canary Islands, with the possibility of precipitation in the north of the islands with greater relief and slightly cloudy skies in the south. Temperatures will continue to dropor, less in the northwestern third where they will rise and the frosts will be more intense in the Cantabrian mountain range, Castilla, León and the Pyrenees.

When will the weather stabilize?

According to the meteorological information website Meteored, it is expected that from March 5 the weather will stabilize while waiting for new storms that would arrive from the west with warm masses of air coming from the south. If this were the case, the melting of accumulated snow could generate an additional increase in river levels, these experts point out.