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Weather Warning

Postby country boy » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:49 pm

Just received a Yellow Alert for localised Thunderstorms/Hail/Wind for 48 hrs starting midnight tonight. Take care out there!

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby spanish_lad » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:13 pm

hmm, its been pretty breezy today, could be rain ahead then :thumbup:
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Re: Weather Warning

Postby gavilan » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:31 pm

I quote from malagawetter.de
''Tuesday and Wednesday localised thunderstorms with guests (sic) and hail possible'

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby country boy » Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:09 pm

Severe Weather Warning

Current Warning level: Yellow


Here is a current weather warning for:

The region of the Costa del Sol, ES - Andalucia South/East, Provincia Málaga and nearby areas of Provincias Cádiz and Granada.

Issued at:

16.08.2010 13:22:38 CEST

Valid from:

17.08.2010 00:00 CEST

Valid to:

19.08.2010 06:00 CEST

Warning type:

Possibility 70%

Locallised thunderstorms with 30 l / m² / 1 h, hail and gusts arround 80 km/h possible. Low risk of tornadoes at the coast line as well.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby julian » Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:50 pm

at last..we need a good storm to clear the air up !!

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby markwilding » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:34 pm

I got out just in time then... It was bl##dy hot last week when I was there.
Good weather predicted up in the north of Spain for the next few days

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby julian » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:37 pm

good to see you survived your trip to the third world :wink:

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby El Cid » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:43 pm

country boy wrote:
Locallised thunderstorms with 30 l / m² / 1 h, hail and gusts arround 80 km/h possible. Low risk of tornadoes at the coast line as well.


Where did that come from?

The Spanish Met office have warnings for rain etc but not for high winds.

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Re: Weather Warning

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby Campo Steve » Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:29 pm

The Spanish Weather Centre is forecasting the rain but for wind they are forecasting 0km/h tomorrow morning, 7km/h in the afternoon and 0km/h Wednesday.

Norwegian Weather Service are normally one of the more accurate forecasters and they are saying light breezes for Southern Spain.

Could do with the rain for the land, but we are flying tomorrow evening so strong winds are not wanted.
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Re: Weather Warning

Postby country boy » Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:58 pm

In my experience, if one gets thunder and hail you quite often get very sudden and violent winds, often driven ahead of hail storms. Perhaps that's what our local German forecaster is foreseeing?

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby Campo Steve » Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:35 pm

I think he is the only one forecasting hail, but from my experience it wouldn't surprise me if there was hail. Sometimes the local forecasters are more accurate. We'll see.
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Re: Weather Warning

Postby El Cid » Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:45 pm

country boy wrote:http://www.meteomalaga.es


Well that's just another personal weather station - I've got one as well!

They are very good at reporting current weather from their instruments - just as I am.

When it comes to forecasting that's a different matter. All they can do is produce a forecast from readily available information from proper forecasting organisations such as the Spanish and UK Met offices.

Apart from the usual risk of locally strong winds under a thunderstorm and the possibility of hail, there are no forecasts at all for any strong winds.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby alisonb » Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:40 pm

I'd have to say that the 3 day forecast at www,malagaweather.com is usually spot on for us, but we're only about half a mile away. He needs another rain collector though, cos the other night it bucketed down for about 5 minutes, but he missed it. I must admit I always wondered how he does the 3 day forecast, I assumed there is some weird and wonderful formula based on changes in pressure and things, but maybe he just copies someone else's. (apostrophe police please ignore!) Here we often find that changes in weather are accompanied by high winds, but it doesn't take much to bring high winds here. I wish our neighbour had put his house name up before we bought ours - it's called cuatro vientos.
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Re: Weather Warning

Postby Campo Steve » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:35 am

Malagaweather has gone to a purple warning with
"Locallised thunderstorms with 30 l / m² / 1 h, hail and gusts arround 80 km/h possible. Low risk of tornadoes at the coast line as well."
Aemet still on yellow alert.

I've only just started getting the malagaweather alerts so I will be interested to see how good they are.
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Re: Weather Warning

Postby El Cid » Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:01 am

Well the AEMet warning overnight for Costa Granadina was way out - they said heavy rain - 30mm - we had 2mm and certainly no thunder.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby murbisa » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:59 am

You're lucky Sid. We haven't had a drop! Just a bit of wind yesterday evening. Still at least it is cool and cloudy and we can get some jobs done.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby katy » Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:04 pm

Murcia has had torrential rain, photos here

http://www.diariosur.es/multimedia/foto ... cia-0.html

Can't ever remember heavy rain in August before, only showers.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby dido72 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:11 pm

Torrential rain, strong winds, thunder and lightening in Antequera right now! Also in Seville.

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Re: Weather Warning

Postby Jool » Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:20 pm

We cannot get anywhere all roads are blocked by rock falls, police road blocks due to unstable roads etc etc, in all 4 directions! When will Spain sort out its drainage issues?


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