European record under attack in this exceptional heat wave in Spain

By: maxcrc, 2:24 PM GMT on August 10, 2012

An unprecedented isotherm of 30C is crossing Southern Spain while the current value of the 850hpa over the capital Madrid is 28.0C, only 4 decimals from its radiosonde record of 28.4C set in July 1995, but in the next hours it will be overtaken.The +25C at 850hpa should cross over southern France by tomorrow.The temperatures at soil level will be heavily dependent on the ventilation.Current highest national temperature is 46.0C near Jaen (net of regional stations of...

Updated: 2:37 PM GMT on August 10, 2012

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