Respite Weekend: Warm Temperatures, Up To 34 Degrees, Before A New Storm Arrives

During the weekend, most of Spain, except for points in the northeast of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, will continue with sun and warm temperatures of up to 34 degrees in Seville and Murcia and 29 degrees in Madrid , prior to the arrival on Monday of an Atlantic storm that will leave significant rains in the country.

“Stable, dry and calm days in general ” are expected on Saturday and Sunday , said Rubén del Campo, spokesman for the Meteorology agency (Aemet) , who, however, warns that between Monday and Wednesday it is expected an “important change of weather”, due to the entry of a storm that will generate a new “episode of precipitations and heavy showers”.

Heat before a new squall
This storm will destabilize the atmosphere, in addition to causing a “notable drop in temperatures and even an extraordinary drop” in multiple communities, the Aemet spokesperson has detailed.

As for the weekend, this Friday the rains will continue in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, where the Aemet keeps the yellow alert (risk) activated for storms that will accumulate between 30 and 20 liters per square meter in an hour.

Regarding the temperatures , during the next hours they will descend in the Cantabrian to rise in the southern plateau, Andalusia, and in the Canaries with significantly high values ​​in the middle of the islands of greater relief, where they can reach 34-36 degrees.

By province capitals, today the maximum will be reached in Murcia, and Córdoba and Malaga with a maximum of 36 and 34 degrees respectively, followed by Albacete, Alicante, Almería, Badajoz, Ciudad Real, Granada, Huelva, Seville, Toledo and Zaragoza where the Values ​​will range from 30 to 33 degrees.

Maximum temperatures map Friday, September 10Maximum temperatures map Friday, September 10AEMET
On the contrary, the capitals with a cooler atmosphere will be Oviedo, San Sebastián, Santander and Pontevedra with daytime temperatures that will not exceed 22 degrees.

On Saturday, the maximums will rise in the interior north and southeast of the peninsula, although they will tend to fall in the Mediterranean area and, again, will be significantly high in the south and middle of the Canaries of more relief with 34-36 degrees.

Maximum temperatures map Saturday, September 11Maximum temperatures map Saturday, September 11AEMET
This day Murcia and Córdoba will once again register a very hot day with maximums close to 35 degrees , while on the opposite side, Santander and Pontevedra will remain at 23 degrees; at night, the minimums will drop to 11-12 degrees in areas of Galicia and Castilla y León.

Rubén Del Campo explained that on Sunday the temperatures will be warm for this time of year, with maximums of 34 degrees in Seville, Malaga, Murcia and points in Valencia, and 32 degrees in the Ebro, Tajo and Guadiana valleys; in the Mediterranean the nights will be tropical (minimums above 20 degrees).

Maximum temperatures map Saturday, September 12Maximum temperatures map Sunday, September 12AEMET
Squalls and rains next week
Next week will begin with the influence of an Atlantic storm in the west of the peninsula that, accompanied by a bagging of cold air, will generate an important change in the weather in practically the entire country, except in the east and the Balearic Islands.

On Tuesday “the rains will become widespread”, said the Aemet spokesman, to influence that the most “intense and hail-accompanied” rains will fall in areas of Andalusia, the center of the peninsula, Extremadura and the Pyrenees.

This day , the drop in temperatures will be notable and even “extraordinary” in parts of the center of the peninsula, with a difference of up to 10 degrees less than the previous day.

As of Wednesday, the storm will bring less instability with values that will gradually recover, except in the Cantabrian Sea, Del Campo pointed out.

On Thursday the instability will decrease, to give way to slightly cloudy skies, with increasing temperatures and with limited rainfall to the north of the peninsula and north of the Mediterranean area, less intense than in previous days, concluded Del Campo.

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