Thursday, 5 January 2017

Weather warnings - 05/01/2017 ...

The island has been enjoying 'Halcyon Merides' temperatures of 16 degrees ...

However this evening friends are posting photos of Blizzard conditions, in Florina in Northern Greece as the bad weather approaches.

Latest forecast indicates strong winds for the Epiphany celebrations on Friday, and substantial snowfall for the weekend for the Sporades Islands and Evia.

Severe Weather Greece - Update


Severe Weather Europe have posted a weather update, You can read it on the link here ...

Meteoalarm have posted a severe weather warning for the Sporades, Thessalia and Northern Greece

Valid from 05.01.2017 19:00 CET Until 07.01.2017 01:00 CET
Snow/Ice  Awareness Level: Orange 
SNOWFALL LOCALLY HEAVY

Valid from 05.01.2017 19:00 CET Until 07.01.2017 01:00 CET
Extreme low temperature  Awareness Level: Yellow 
LOW TEMPERATURE LOCALLY LESS THAN -5 CELSIUS DEGREES

The islands currently seem destined to be submitted to 'Aegean Sea effect' snowfall, for the first time in 10 years. Could be an interesting few days ahead, if the wind changes it could be very different from the forecast - We shall see ...

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