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MOSCOW, December 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Following several frosty days, a warm spell is again due to come to the Moscow region, Russia’s Federal Service for Hydrometeorology said.
Skies will be largely overcast throughout the day but brief clearings are possible. Precipitation in the form of sleet on the background of temperatures ranging from minus 3 degree to 2 degrees is very likely.
Along with it, the forecasters warn about a possibility of icing on the roads and the accumulation of icicles.
Southwest wind will be blowing at 5 to 10 meters on the average with occasional gusts of 12 to 17 meters per second.
Weather will remain much the same overnight to Wednesday. Temperature gauges in the city will be showing minus 1 to 1 degree but some parts of the Moscow region may see colder weather of minus 4.
The wind will change its direction from western to northwestern but will remain feeble enough with an average flow of minus 5 to 10 meters per second.
Throughout the 130 or so years of meteorological observations in Moscow, December 17 was the coldest in 1933, with the frost of minus 28.7 registered. The warmest weather was recorded in 2006 when the temperature climbed to 4.7 degrees above zero.
Weatherlore calls attention to the condition of skies on this day. The age-old popular observations suggest that clear and sunny skies on December 17 are most typically the harbingers of forthcoming harsh frosts.