Weather Events

Front Delay

Parameter Description
Precipitation
  • Little precipitation
  • No convective weather events
Temperature
  • Decreases according to the Cold Front
Wind (incl. gusts)
  • Usually weak in front, a bit more within frontal cloud band
Other relevant information
  • Front Delay normally results in rather weak weather activity


03 November 2003/12.00 UTC - Meteosat IR image; weather events (green: rain and showers, blue: drizzle, cyan: snow, red: thunderstorm, black: no precipitation)


Decoupling of clouds at different heights

Parameter Description
Precipitation
  • Precipitation sometimes occurs in the low level cloudiness
  • High level cloudiness produces little precipitation
Temperature
  • Decreases according to the Cold Front
Wind (incl. gusts)
  • Surface winds weak
Other relevant information
  • High cloudiness followed by low cloudiness
  • The Cold Front is usually not very weather active

07 January 2004/00.00 UTC - Meteosat IR image; weather events (green: rain and showers, blue: drizzle, cyan: snow, red: thunderstorm, black: no precipitation)