FORECAST: Meteo France placed nine southwestern departments orange alert for thunderstorms which include the Charente
Meteo France placed nine southwestern departments orange alert for thunderstorms which include the Charente. Also concerned Charente-Maritime, the Dordogne, Gers, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, the Pyrenees-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrenees. Vigilance is between 4pm and 3am tomorrow Saturday to Sunday. Forecasters announce our department “active stormy period with a marked risk of hail and heavy rain intensity.”
Some storms could burst this morning. The peak of the episode is expected in the afternoon. “In the late afternoon a zone of intense storms back of Pyrenees-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrénées to the Landes and Gers and the Lot-et-Garonne and Gironde evening, finally the Dordogne and the Charente early next night, with the risk of large hail, wind gusts up to 100 km/h and very heavy rain (up to 30 mm in 1 hour), the low mobility of storms giving locally significant accumulations “wrote Météo France.
In second Saturday to Sunday night partly thunderstorms eventually disappear (except Poitou-Charentes), only a few remaining showers, or a bit of rain on the south of the region.