After the frosty days, temperatures are rising again. According to the German Weather Service (DWD), a low south of Iceland will bring mild Atlantic air and rain. Dangerous black ice formed on Monday night. The meteorologists have therefore issued severe weather warnings for parts of all federal states.
"Freezing rain with black ice from west to east," says the forecast. Because the ground is frozen to a depth of more than 20 centimeters, the black ice situation can last for a long time. Traffic obstructions are possible, roads and rails could even be impassable in places. In some schools, classes will start later. According to experts, spending time outdoors should be avoided as far as possible.
The map below shows current black ice warnings from the DWD. It is a binary weather map: locations for which there is an ice warning are colored red. No coloring means there is no warning. The map is regularly updated with new data on the location.
The map below shows current ground frost warnings from the DWD. The same applies here: Places for which there is a warning are colored red.
Would you like to know where in Germany the temperatures are currently lowest? The live map below shows it. For a forecast for the coming days, click on the "Play" button at the bottom left. You can also change the view in the menu at the top right, for example to rain and thunderstorms.
The service is provided by Windy.com. The makers use the model from the "European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts" for their representations and forecasts.
Sources: "Wetter.de", DWD
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