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Old June 18, 2018, 04:47 AM
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What will the weather be like?

Do you know what the weather will be like over next week?
  • ¿Sabes cómo es (será) la previsión meteorológica (el pronóstico) durante la semana que viene (la próxima semana)?
  • ¿Sabes cómo va a hacer la próxima semana?

Are these two translations correct?
Is there another way to ask this question in Spanish?


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Old June 18, 2018, 04:37 PM
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Do you know what the weather will be like over next week?
  • ¿Sabes cómo es (será) la previsión meteorológica (el pronóstico) durante la semana que viene (la próxima semana)? (Whoa! "previsión meteorológica" is a bit over the top.)
  • ¿Sabes cómo va a hacer la próxima semana? (Oh no, you need to say what or who will do what.) *(1)
Some proposals:

- ¿Sabes cómo va a estar el tiempo la semana que entra? (In Mexico you may ask "cómo va a estar el clima", because we use "clima" and "tiempo" as synonyms in this context.)
- ¿Sabes qué tiempo va a hacer la próxima semana? *(1)
- ¿Cómo está el pronóstico del tiempo (alternative to "previsión meteorológica") para la semana que viene?
- ¿Cuál va a ser el estado del tiempo (an alternative to "pronóstico del tiempo") la semana que viene?
- (In context, when the other person knows you're talking about the weather) ¿Ya dijeron cómo va a estar la próxima semana?
- ¿Qué dice/dijo el Meteorológico para la semana que entra? (In Mexico, but probably also in other countries, this is a question referring to the "Servicio Meteorológico", the national authority on weather forecast.)
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Old June 19, 2018, 09:42 AM
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Thanks again, AngelicaDeAlquezar, very much appreciated.
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"Como va a estar el clima la semana proxima?"
This is the closest (and most used) translation to your original English question.
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¿Cómo va a estar el clima la próxima semana?

There are a few adjectives and modifiers that normally come before the noun in Spanish. Próximo is one of them.
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There are a few adjectives and modifiers that normally come before the noun in Spanish. Próximo is one of them.
you can put proxima before or after, either is fine:

https://www.minutouno.com/notas/1481...semana-proxima

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@mwtzzz: That's true, but David is right; it's normally placed before the noun. For some of us, "la semana próxima" may sound a bit strange.
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In Colombia you hear it often. The second form (la semana próxima) occurs I'd say about 30% of the time.

When I was growing up in NM I only ever heard the first form (la próxima semana).

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