At the beginning of the coming week, a wintry aura will persist, and Poland will remain under the influence of a highland from southern Europe. In the next few days, the high weather will give way to that shaped by the lowlands from the Atlantic and Scandinavia, which will be associated with warming, precipitation and gusty winds.
Friday will be sunny in central Poland, with moderate cloudiness in the north of the country and total cloudiness in the south and southeast. Frosty at night, with temperatures ranging from -2°C in the northern extremities to -10°C in Suwałki and the mountains. It continues to be cold during the day, with a slight rise in temperature, 0°C on the coast and -7°C in Suwalki and the mountains. There will be weak to moderate, fleeting snowfall in northern Poland. The same will be true in the southeastern extremities. West wind, weak and moderate, on the coast in gusts to strong.
On Saturday, due to the passage of an atmospheric front from the coast to the sub-Carpathians, the weather will be characterized by high dynamics, with variable cloud cover and precipitation. Frosty at night, up to -5°C over most of Poland. Only on the coast positive temperatures, up to 2°C. During the day in almost all of the country, thermometers will show around 0°C, only in the southern extremities up to -4°C. Weak to moderate snowfall across Poland, snow with rain possible on the coast. In Suwałki, Warmia and Masuria, and the Carpathian Mountains, precipitation may be intense. West and northwest wind, strong and gusty. On the coast, northern and very strong.
Sunday will bring calming weather and heavy cloud cover. At night, it will continue to be frosty, from -2°C to -8°C, in the Suwałki region severe frost, even to -16°C. Daytime temperatures around 0°C, in the northeastern extremities up to -3°C. Minor snowfall possible in the southeast. Weak south and southwest wind, on the coast to moderate.
Initially, Monday was serene and without precipitation. In the afternoon, an increase in cloudiness to high, associated with the passage of an atmospheric front. Temperatures from -4°C at night to 5°C during the day. Weak to moderate rainfall across Poland, snowfall predicted in the southeast. In the evening in the mountains and Subcarpathian region possible freezing precipitation. South wind, strong and gusty.
Cloudy and windy weather will continue across the country on Tuesday. Thaw with temperatures up to 8°C. Only in the Carpathian Mountains frost, there also possible freezing precipitation. Weak rain and drizzle are possible in other parts of the country. West wind, moderate to strong.
A system of atmospheric fronts will bring very dynamic, cloudy weather with strong and very strong winds, heavy rainfall and total cloud cover across Poland on Wednesday. Freezing precipitation is still possible in the Carpathians. Warm, with daytime temperatures ranging from 4°C in the east to 11°C in the west of the country.
Thursday, with the passage of fronts and a change in wind direction to the north, will bring a cooling down to -2°C and a calming of the weather. Still cloudy, weak snowfall possible in the eastern and southern extremities. In the evening, another atmospheric front with freezing precipitation will enter from the Czech Republic.
Hydrological situation in the country
In the basin of the Vistula River, the Pregoła River and on the rivers of the Baltic Sea, water levels are mostly arranged in zones of medium and low levels. A zone of high levels is observed on the Nida River, the Pilica River to Sulejow Reservoir, as well as on the Wieprz River, the Bug River, the Narew River and the Biebrza River. The alert status is on the Bug River from the Nurzec River to the mouth of the Narew.
The rivers of the Oder River basin are characterized by high water levels, locally, especially in foothill areas, by medium levels. Warning states are observed only on the Widawa River, the Barycz River and the lower section of the Oder River.
A slight warming in the previous week caused ice phenomena to recede from the Oder River and most of its tributaries. In the lower section of the Vistula, there is slickness and shore ice. The rivers of northeastern Poland continue to be characterized by intense ice phenomena. Permanent ice cover is observed on canals and reservoirs.
Threats in the coming week
On Friday and Saturday, strong and gusty winds in the Baltic Sea and northern Poland and possible heavy snowfall, blizzards and snowstorms. Heavy frost in the Suwalki region on Saturday night. From Monday to Wednesday, a storm in the Baltic Sea and strong and gusty winds throughout Poland, periodic heavy rainfall, and in the Carpathian Mountains freezing rainfall, causing glaze.
The IMGW-PIB has issued hydrological warnings for the coming week. 3rd degree for the Bug and Obra rivers. Warnings 2. Degrees apply, among others. On the Biebrza River, the Mosina Canal or the Pilica River to the Sulejów Reservoir. On Saturday, on the rivers of the Przymorze and in the lower section of the Vistula, possible retreat and an increase in water levels due to strong north winds. Thaw and rainfall in the latter part of the week may cause water levels to rise.