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Charts of the day: Early season snow cover and Rhine River level.

Discussion: Early season snow cover is expansive in one area…Northeast Asia. Consequently, an upper-level trough persists in this region and compensated for by a warm upper-level ridge over central/western Russia. Meanwhile, Rhine River forecasts of water level have improved significantly!

Week-2 Ahead Forecast valid October 17-23, 2022: Wet pattern for Central Europe.

Discussion: Upper trough invites a wet pattern across much of Europe just after mid-October. Western Europe is seasonably cool while Western Russia stays warmer than normal.

Week-3 Ahead Forecast valid October 24-30, 2022: Western Europe normally cool, drier.

Discussion: Upper trough weakens and the Europe climate trends drier while Western Europe stays normally cool and Western Russia mild weather persists.

Week-4 Ahead Forecast valid October 31-November 6, 2022: Persistence into early November.


Discussion: Early season snow expanse in Northeast Asia causes chilly weather in that zone compensated for by a warm ridge in Central/Western Russia. Western Europe remains exposed to a weak upper trough.