Northerly Dominates UK Next Week As Greenland Blocking Pattern Develops Into December!

It’s been a cool weekend featuring disruptive wintry showers in north and west and widespread frost.

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Looking ahead at next week, it appears we firmly hold onto the cool theme once a system sweeps through tonight and tomorrow.

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In the wake of the low, heights rise to the west of the UK while a meso-vortex of multiple lows spin near Denmark which could boost snow chances down the eastern side of the UK as well as bring gales.

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Snowfall looks likely to be focused on higher ground initially but as the week progresses we may find snow levels drop considerably.

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HINTS OF A COLD DECEMBER, FINALLY?

I urge caution with the below. How many times have we been here before right? Still… it’s looking promising!

Well as it stands NOW, there’s strong model agreement and consistency in the continued development of a full scale and textbook high latitude blocking pattern which supports cold outbreaks to both the eastern US/Canada and western Europe.

Within the past 30 minutes, Judah Cohen tweeted this…

The CFSv2 is offering a winter lovers dream pattern weeks 1 and especially 2 and 3!

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

The CFSv2 shows a cold upcoming 2 weeks for UK and West but warms thins up weeks 3 and 4 which if the pattern fully develops and holds, that is unlikely and therefore could be a very interesting run up to Christmas 2017.

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

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