Occitanie Weather: Three Departments of Occitanie on Orange Alert for Snow

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Occitanie Weather: Three Departments of Occitanie on Orange Alert for Snow 1

The Tarn, Aveyron and Lozere are on orange alert for the snow, Monday, October 29, 2018, like ten other departments. Maximum temperatures of 6 ° C are expected in Toulouse.

Three departments of Occitanie are placed on orange alert for snow and ice, by Meteo France, this Monday 29th October, 2018.

Tarn, Aveyron and Lozère in orange alert

If Aveyron and Lozère was already concerned by this orange alert on Sunday, they were joined today, Monday by the Tarn . In total, nine departments of the Massif Central are affected by this alert orange to snow and ice, which also targets the Cantal, the Haute-Loire, the Loire, the Puy-de-Dôme, which are grafted on Monday will Creuse and the Corrèze .

Note that four other departments of France are in orange alert for rains and floods this time: the Var,  the Alpes-Maritimes the Corse-du-Sud and Haute-Corse.

“An early snow episode” according to Meteo France

Concerning the three departments of Occitanie, Meteo France announces “a remarkable (noticeable) early snowfall in the season”.

Weak scattered precipitations, mainly in the form of snow or mixed rain and snow, spread southward over the south-east of the Tarn, Aveyron and Lozere with a snow-to-snow limit around 600 m, and probably 400 m at night. next.

It will intensify: up to 30 cm announced

On the Aveyron,  the Lozere and Southeast Tarn , “from the late morning, rainfall continue to go through the southeast, becoming more continuous and widespread in early afternoon in the form of snow above 500 m, “says Meteo France, which states:” This precipitation of moderate intensity will persist throughout the afternoon and first night at a rain / snow limit that ‘s gradually lowering to 400 m, before weakening by the south in the second part of the night.

The accumulations of sometimes sticky wet snow can reach 10 to 20 cm above 700 m, locally up to 30 cm on the Aubrac. The snow will have less difficulty with the ground below, with 2 to 5 cm, locally 7 cm between 500 and 700 m, and locally bleached grounds towards 400 m.

Seven other departments in yellow vigilance

Note that seven other departments of Occitanie are vigilant yellow Monday morning: the Herault for high winds and snow and ice; the Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales for winds, the Ariege , the Hautes-Pyrenees, the Haute-Garonne and Lot for snow and ice. Only the Gers , Tarn-et-Garonne and Gard are green

Saturday, the peaks of the Pyrenees had already been covered with snow.

The weather forecast for Occitanie, currently on Orange alert
The weather forecast in Occitanie, Monday 29 October 2018 afternoon (© Météo France)

Cold in Toulouse, with highs at 6 ° C

In Toulouse , Monday, the mercury should not exceed 6 ° C at the best of the afternoon. It is only 3 ° C above the minimum! The sky will remain gray and rainy throughout the day, with regular rain showers. The wind is expected to increase and gusts to 50 km / h are expected in the afternoon.

The situation should improve as of Tuesday, with minimums always low, but maximum at 13 ° C. And from Wednesday, the minimum should follow the same pace and climb again.

The weather forecast for Monday day in Toulouse:

The weather forecast for the day of Monday 29 October 2018, in Toulouse
The weather forecast for the day of Monday 29 October 2018, in Toulouse (© Meteo France)

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