Bad luck Friday the 17th? We don’t know, but it’s sure to be very windy! The eve of the weekend will be characterized by the passage of a cold vortex directed towards the Balkans, which will partly manage to also make its influence felt in our country, where not only a strong increase in winds but also some rain is expected..
If the significant effects of the passage of this front are felt in the Balkan regions, we will take care of it. strong mistral winds and a general getting cold to brighten your day Friday, November 17.
He Mistral It is a wind known for its cold and dry character. Coming from the northwest, it is typical of the western regions of the Mediterranean Sea. These will be the areas where the effects of the incoming currents will be felt the most. Maximum attention to Sardinia, toward Middle and lower Tyrrhenian Sea and to Sicily, where strong gusts will cause a significant increase in wave motionwith risk of storm surges, especially on the most exposed coasts.
Be careful because a general strengthening of the winds will also affect the rest of the country, with bora AND grecal that will sweep the coasts of the Adriatic.
The temperatureswho will suffer marked decrease.
The feeling of cold will be even more accentuated by Shaking chillseither cooling rate wind power, a phenomenon that occurs when a strong, cold wind accelerates the loss of heat from the body, causing the temperature to be perceived as lower than the real one. In this friday the 17th There will also be space for rain: in the first part of the day, sporadic rain may occur in the regions of the lower Tyrrhenian Sea, such as Campania and the Calabria Tyrrhenian. Between the afternoon and the following night, the Molise and some areas of the South, such as Puglia and the northeastern districts of Sicily.
Could this be the prelude to a cold and eventful weekend? Cold certainly yes, disturbed certainly no.
We have experienced an exceptional summer in Saint Martin, with highs of up to 30°C, record lows with very hot nights (almost tropical in mid-November) with 17-18 degrees even in Rome, abundant melting of the snow that fell last week in the Alps with sudden flooding of the rivers: that is, it was hot according to popular tradition and a little more, with the San Martino summer. We are now at the end of this warm and mostly sunny phase and heading towards a gradual change.
What will this change bring?
Meanwhile, high pressures will continue to dominate in the next few hours with the sun predominating; However, from the afternoon scattered clouds will begin to appear, especially in the Aosta Valley, the western alpine sectors of Piedmont and Upper Tuscany, with some showers.
When will we have the peak of worsening?
On Friday the 17th: a rapid and unstable phase will arrive that will bring some rain in the morning over the Tyrrhenian belt, from Tuscany to Campania, and then, starting in the afternoon, towards the central Adriatic and much of the southern peninsula; They will not be intense phenomena, at most a little annoying due to the wind that will intensify quickly.
Will strong winds blow?
Yes. Aeolus will launch his liveliest breath towards the Alps and the entire Central-South: storm gusts are expected especially in Sardinia, in the Apennine belt and between Calabria and Sicily. But in practice on Friday the 17th it will be windy almost everywhere.
What will happen during the weekend?
The disturbances of Friday the 17th, associated mainly with a German cyclone moving rapidly from Berlin towards Romania, will immediately leave our country, but will leave an important legacy: the thermometer will drop between 6 and 9°C in both minimum and maximum temperatures. some.
Saturday, November 18?
On Saturday we will return to autumn conditions, although with a pleasant sun: in Milan we will touch zero in the morning and during the day we will remain around 10°C; in Rome up to a minimum of 2°C and a maximum of 15°C, in Catania we will have a more marked decrease, especially in the maximum temperatures, which will drop to 19°C, compared to 28°C in recent days.
Sunday, November 19?
On Sunday there will also be cool temperatures in the morning thanks to the starry sky at night, which will allow a notable cooling: during the day, all things considered, it will continue to be pleasant with the predominance of the sun; The strong winds on Saturday in the central-southern will tend to subside, except in Apulia and Calabria.