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Chart of the day: Snow cover expansion ahead.

Discussion: An evolving cold pattern helps to expand snow cover from Northwest Eurasia into East and Southeast Europe by Dec. 1!

Week-2 Ahead Forecast valid November 28-December 4, 2023: Cold and snow!

Discussion: Cold pattern across Northwest Eurasia and into Europe next week with rain and snow in Central Europe while Ukraine and much of West/Southwest Russia are snowy.

Week-3 Ahead Forecast valid December 5-11, 2023: Lingering cold.

Discussion: Snow cover inspires lingering cold in Eastern Europe and Western Russia! The storm track extends across Turkey and east of Caspian Sea.

Week-4 Ahead Forecast valid December 12-18, 2023: Milder westerlies anticipated.

Discussion: Increasing westerlies erode the cold pattern in mid-December. Much of Europe is drier with wet and mild weather well to the east.