The people in Frankfurt and all of Hesse must expect severe gusts of wind on Thursday. Hurricane gusts of up to 110 km/h are also possible.
Offenbach am Main – The weather on Thursday in Darmstadt, Frankfurt and Kassel is supported by an extensive Low-pressure system over the east and north-east Atlantic determined: The consequences are thunderstorms and heavy gusts of wind (up to 100 km/h) as well as storms with hurricane-like gusts (up to 110 km/h), warns the German Weather Service (DWD) in Offenbach am Main.
Already for Thursday night, the meteorologists in Offenbach predicted a storm coming from the west from the second half of the night.
Today will be characterized by heavy cloud, combined with showers, rain and isolated thunderstorms.
A strong westerly wind is blowing with squalls and heavy gusts of wind. In the mountains and near thunderstorms, “hurricane-like gusts (storms) are also possible,” the weather service forecast continues.
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There is a risk of falling trees. The Palmengarten and the Botanical Garden in Frankfurt are therefore closed, reports the German Press Agency (dpa).
According to the DWD, the maximum temperatures in Hesse will rise to between 11 and 16 degrees on Thursday.
The wind is only supposed to drop in the evening.
In the night to Friday the showers will also subside and the cloud cover will loosen up. The temperatures in Hesse fall to 5 to 1 degree. In places, frost is possible near the ground.
According to the weather service, cloud cover will increase again on Friday. There could be showers and rain again, especially in the northern half of the state.
With peak temperatures of 9 to 13 degrees, it will be a little cooler. The wind will be moderately fresh with strong gusts on Friday. Stormy gusts and gusts of wind are also possible at higher altitudes and in northern Hesse.
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According to the Offenbach meteorologists, Saturday also begins with heavy clouds and drizzle.
In the course of the day, the autumn weather in Frankfurt and all of Hesse should become friendlier again.