Weather Events

ECs are convective cells often with heavy precipitation.

Parameter Description
Precipitation
  • Moderate to heavy rain or snow showers
  • Hail and thunderstorms are likely.
Temperature
  • Surface temperature and sea surface temperature are forcing features of convection.
Wind (incl. gusts)
  • Strong gusts are common
Other relevant information
  • Risk of moderate to severe icing and turbulence
  • Sometimes waterspouts or small tornadoes are observed
  • Poor visibility during heavy snowfall

04 October 1999/15.00 UTC - NOAA IR image
04 October 1999/15.00 UTC - KNMI Radar image
04 October 1999/15.00 UTC - IR image; weather reports