Major snowstorm for the northern Austria and Switzerland through the next 3 days, Jan 12-14th

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Another major snowstorm is ahead for the northern Alps, especially across the northern and western Austria, southern Germany and the east-central Switzerland. With already an extreme amount of snow depth is many regions (locally 300-500 cm based on the latest reports), an additional 100-120 cm (or locally even more) of fresh snow is expected through Tuesday morning, Jan 15th. Life-threatening situation with dangerous snow avalanche threat will worsen once the snowfall intensifies this weekend. The pattern supportive of a very intense and excessive snowfall over the northern Alps will again establish this weekend. A very strong, persistent northerly / northwesterly meridional flow develops in between a deep trough over eastern half of europe and [Read More at Severe Weather EU…]