Offenbach (dpa / lhe) - In the coming days, warm, sometimes changeable weather can be expected in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. The expected maximum values are between 26 and 31 degrees on Sunday, as the German Weather Service (DWD) in Offenbach announced on Saturday. It will probably be warmest in the Vorderpfalz, in the Eifel it should be a maximum of 24 degrees. Due to the persistent drought, there is a high risk of forest fires locally.
It will be cloudy to heavily overcast, but there will also be some loosening locally. According to the forecast, it will initially remain rain-free before some light rain is expected north of the Moselle in the evening.
According to the DWD, the temperatures then drop to 18 to 13 degrees on Monday night. Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible at times, especially in the north. During the day it will initially be cloudy and rainy in some areas. In the course of the day, there should be loosening from the south-west. Isolated thunderstorms cannot be ruled out.
The maximum values are 25 to 29 degrees, in the higher mountains around 23 degrees. On Tuesday, the meteorologists are assuming clear and dry conditions. In Saarland it will be sunny for longer periods. The temperatures should reach 27 to 32 degrees.