FORECAST BMCB

Multimodel BMCB 7.0+ ( OP + ENS UKMO-ARPEGE-NEMS-NMM-ICON-GFS-GEM-ECMWF )

Forecast of the range of maximum temperatures (+ trend vs last forecast) + general type of weather in Belgium

(Usually the highest values ​​are in urban areas, the lower Meuse valley, the Gaume and in the Campine, except in the cold season where these values occur mainly in the coastal area; the lowest values are largely expected on the highlands of the Ardennes)

By Luc Trullemans (BMCB) with updates every 2 days , around 14h

Updated on 26 February - outlook and trends for the period to 11 March.

Tuesday 27 February: 2/9° (+1) dry with sunny spells over the north-western half of the country but initially quite cloudy elsewhere followed by a slow improvement in the afternoon.

Wednesday 28 February: 6/11° (+2.5) morning fog, especially over the centre and south-east; fine improvement during the day with wide spells of sunshine; dry.

Thursday 29 February: 7/12° (+2.5) a little rain in the west, but still clear in the east of the country. The following night will be rainy in all areas.

Friday 1 March: 6/11° (+1) fair sunny but more cloud in the afternoon over the west with some rain. Fairly windy (45/75 km/h).

Saturday 2 March: 6/11° (+1) cloudy/variable with some rain. Fairly windy (40/70 km/h)

Sunday, March 3: 5/10° (-1.5) cloudy/ variable with showers. Fairly windy (30/60 km/h)

Monday 4 March: 4/10° (-3) morning fog but then becoming dry and sunny.

Tuesday 5 March: 5/11° (-3) generally sunny and dry.

Wednesday 6 March: 6/12° (-2) sunny and dry.

LIKELY TREND

Thursday 7 March: 7/14° (-3.5) dry.

Friday 8 March: 7/14° (--) dry.

Saturday 9 March: 7/11° (--) dry.

Sunday 10 March: 8/11° (--) dry.

Monday 11 March: 10/15° (--) light rain.

SUMMARY:

Fairly mild and dry at first with sunny spells, but a spell of rain is expected on Thursday night.

The weekend will be rather changeable, with a few showers, but a fine improvement is forecast from next week onwards

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Graphics - General Forecast: https://www.bmcb.be/forecast-trend//

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Analysis & Forecast maps : <https://www.bmcb.be/forecast-europ-maps/

Thermal anomalies: https://www.bmcb.be/anomalies-belgium/

Special warning: https://www.bmcb.be/avisspecial/

City forecast from ECMWF: https://www.windy.com/50.847/4.352?temp,50.822,4.352,12,i:pressure/ (replace location left above)

City forecast from ICON: https://www.windy.com/50.847/4.352?iconD2,temp,50.822,4.352,12,i:pressure,m:e3Tagiq/ (replace location left above )