Soggy Sunday For Europe and Tour De France

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
July 13, 2014; 3:37 AM ET
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After showers and storms spread across southeastern Europe to end the week, another round of rainfall will move into northern and central Europe on Sunday, including areas from Albania, Croatia and Italy, north into France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

With the Tour de France in full swing, the timing for showers in France is particularly unwelcome. The eighth and ninth legs from Tomblaine to Mulhouse in eastern France will be interrupted by occasional rain and thunderstorms on Sunday.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader yellow jacket, takes off on the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena).

Overview of Weather Across France
Heavy Rain and Hail Spreads Through Europe Forecast for Mulhouse, France

Some areas, especially in the higher elevations, could see another inch of rain by the end of the day.

The rain on Sunday will extend as far eastward as croatia and Albania, and will continue moving through areas in southern Europe that have already seen more than enough heavy rain this past week.


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