Severe storms could break out in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region on Saturday (June 15th). Meteo France has issued an Orange alert warning
Side weather, Saturday 15th June 2019 will be mitigated in France, with a strong disturbance expected in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Meteo France has placed nine departments in orange alert for the risk of violent storms.
After a relatively quiet early morning, “thunderstorms will begin to develop on the central massif” alerts the forecaster in its weather report.
In the early afternoon, violent oranges are feared on the Haute-Loire, the Loire, the Rhone, then in the afternoon on the Ardèche, Ain, then gaining the Drôme and alpine departments Isère, Savoy and Haute-Savoie.
“These storms will become virulent with heavy hail, wind gusts of the order of 80 km/h may exceed locally, and high rainfall intensity (typically around 20 to 30 mm in one hour). Electrical activity is also expected to be sustained.”
A stormy situation that should end early in the evening. The alert runs from 1 pm to 8 pm
#VigilanceOrange pour des #orages qui éclateront samedi après-midi vers 14h sur l’est du Massif central et balaieront le centre-est du pays avant la soirée : on attend des #rafales de vent pouvant dépasser 100 km/h, de la #grêle et de fortes averses.
— VigiMétéoFrance (@VigiMeteoFrance) 14 June 2019
It improves Sunday
The conditions are expected to improve significantly from the south from Sunday, with very pleasant temperatures (27 ° C on average).
On the northern half, it will remain slightly cloudy, and a little cooler (22-24 ° C on average).