The central part of next week promises to be still marked by bad winter weather over Italy, while confirmations are received regarding the possible arrival of the first snow of the season on the Northern plains for the Immaculate Conception, coinciding with the passage of an intense Atlantic disturbance. “Crucial – explains Rino Cutuli, meteorologist for Meteo Expert and author of IconaClima – will be the influx of cold and dry air expected in the days immediately preceding, more effective precisely in the northern regions, where thanks also to the temporary improvement expected between Monday and Tuesday will be the conditions for the formation of a good buffer of cold air near the ground, with frosts, even intense ones in the North-West, at night and in the early morning “. Tuesday 7 December short respite, but with still intense wind in the Center-South. Worsens in the night, with the first light snowfall. “The day of Tuesday 7 December – underlines the expert – will see a prevalence of sunshine on most of the regions. Still a little variability along the coasts between Abruzzo and Puglia, on southern Calabria and northern Sicily, where residues will be possible precipitation. During the night we will have increasing cloud cover in the North-West and in Sardinia with the first weak snowfalls on the Aosta Valley, the Western Alps and the Ligurian hinterland, with the risk of seeing flakes as far as the gates of Genoa. The winds will blow intense Mistral over much of the Center-South, with gusts of storm on the Adriatic and around Sicily. Temperatures will drop further in the middle Adriatic and in the South “. Between Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9, however, the passage of the disturbance with widespread rain is expected throughout the Center-South, eastern Emilia, Romagna, lower Veneto and Venezia Giulia, even intense in the Tyrrhenian regions with possible showers or isolated thunderstorms. “On the central Apennines – he concludes – it will snow on average around 1000-1300 meters, at lower altitudes on the northern one. In the rest of the North, the precipitation will take on a snowy character up to flat altitudes from the morning on Piedmont and western Lombardy, in subsequent extension in western Emilia, eastern Lombardy and more northern sectors of the plains of Veneto and Friuli. In the North-West the snow could fall intermittently even in the first part of Thursday 9 “.