Weatherman denied the arrival of early spring in Moscow

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the Beginning of next week may be a record warm. Expected 17, 18, 19 February the thermometer temperature beat previous highs, said a leading expert of the center weather “Phobos” Eugene Tiscover.

the Air warms up to 3-5 degrees above zero, at night it will cool down below 0-3 degrees. However, the spring talk is premature, he said “Evening Moscow”.

“March in Russia climatic canons – month winter. A positive temperature deviation from the norm will be gradually reduced. And in March predicted traditional the return of cold weather,” – said Tiscover.

However, the background temperature will be 9-11 degrees above normal in February, which corresponds to the beginning of April.

Will be dominated by cloudy skies are forecasted precipitation, mainly rain. Because of this, the snow begins to melt rapidly, so mid-week snow depth will decrease to 1-2 inches, at a rate of 36-38 inches.

Low atmospheric pressure waiting for the Muscovites next week

in addition, on Monday, February 17, in Moscow, will blow a wind storm with gusts up to 15-20 meters per second. Tiscover urged residents to be careful: a possible drop of advertising structures, trees, damage to the transmission. Until 18 February extended the elevated level of weather danger.

In the second half of the week a little colder. Thursday, 20 February, temperature drops to zero, and the precipitation will fall as snow and sleet. And on Sunday, February 23, is not excluded heavy snowfall, said meteorologist.

Earlier, head of the laboratory of climatology Institute of geography RAS Vladimir Semenov predicted the end of winter in Moscow and the Moscow region. He suggested that there will be no frost. According to Semenov, the warm weather will last until the end of February, and in March there will come a real calendar spring.

However, GLany expert of hydrometeorological centre of Russia Marina Makarova said that weather and climate winter in Moscow can be delayed almost until the end of March. As Tiscover, she confirmed that the climate March is considered a winter month.

the Expert noted that the weather is quite changeable in spite of the warming. According to her statement, a sustainable transition of daily average temperature through zero possible March 25.

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