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Today’s Weather: Yellow warning for strong winds

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A yellow weather warning is in place on Wednesday for strong winds from 9 am to 5 pm.

The weather will be mainly cloudy and rains are expected at intervals. Light snowfall is expected in the higher mountains.

Winds will initially be strong to very strong, up to 7 Beaufort, south-westerly to westerly, turning westerly to north-westerly by noon up to 8 Beaufort. The sea will be very rough. Temperatures will rise to 16 C inland, 17 C the coast and 5 C in the higher mountains, where frost may form.

On Wednesday evening the weather will be mostly clear. Winds will be mainly north-westerly to northerly, moderate to very strong, up to 6 Beaufort. On the south and east coasts the sea will be rough, and stormy on the west and north coasts. Temperatures will drop to 8 C in the interior, 10 C on the coasts and 2 C in the higher mountains, where frost is expected.

On Thursday, locally increased clouds will be observed, while on Friday the weather will be mainly clear. On Saturday, the weather will be cloudy at times with isolated rains expected.

The temperature on Thursday is expected to drop slightly, reaching significantly below average for the season. By Saturday a gradual rise in temperature is expected.

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