Monthly Archives: November 2012

Frosty start

Stepping out today you will observe a ground frost.  Overnight the temperature reached a low of -1.2c at 05:00 hours this morning. The day will not get much warmer today and we should only expect a daytime high of around … Continue reading

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A taste of winter.

With December just around the corner today will definitely have a cold wintry feel about it. Our top temperature today will only be around 3c.  We will, however, see some bright spells through fragmented cloud.  Overnight our astronomers will have another night … Continue reading

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Feeling cold.

Today sees a respite from the rain and, at times, we will even see the odd bright spell.  Overnight the clouds will allow a clear view of the night’s sky which should be good news for our local astronomers. What … Continue reading

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Wind chill – hat and gloves required.

Last night saw more rain falling in our area and since 00:01 hours nearly 6mm fell in Hammerwich.  Clearly, this will create some more driving hazards this morning with standing water, spray and local flooding. The jet stream is now running … Continue reading

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North wind to bring a chill.

Only a small amount of rain fell late last night and during the early hours of this morning (around 1.4mm) although with the fields so saturated any rain can add further local road problems.  The average rainfall for the Month … Continue reading

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Burntwood Road at the junction with Overton earlier today.

With the heavy overnight rain adding to the already saturated conditions Hammerwich is suffering with some local flooding. Hopefully the rain forecast for later tonight will not make the problems any worse.

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Bright and Breezy Start

Another 21.6mm of rain fell in Hammerwich during yesterday and overnight (9.6mm since 00:01 hours) which will certainly not help the already flooded access roads in and out of the  village. There will be a steady 9mph breeze blowing from the … Continue reading

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WS7 weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich and Pelsall areas.

After a cool night, when temperatures fell to 0.9c at 05:04 hours, we will start off the day with some ground frost.  As the morning begins to warm up there is also some risk of mist.  This is because we … Continue reading

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A day to dry out.

After the wind and rain of yesterday today will seem more like a mid summer’s day!  The respite from the rain will, however, bring a chance for the local flooding to subside. The winds will be light with an average speed of … Continue reading

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Hold on to your hat.

After yesterday’s heavy rain when 23.4mm fell in Hammerwich today will show little respite.  The rain yesterday led to the road under the railway bridge in Hall lane becoming flooded and cars, who unwisely attempted to pass through, became stranded. … Continue reading

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Like a wet Wednesday.

As the saying going today will be like a “wet Wednesday” – literally.  The good news is that it will not be wet the entire day! After today’s early morning rain and the showers of yesterday by 06:30 hours over 12mm … Continue reading

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A dull Tuesday.

After some light rain during the early hours we will start the working day with a breezy and drizzly journey.  The wind will be bringing some warm winds from the S once again today but, overall, it will be a … Continue reading

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Mild day ahead?

A low pressure system is now dominating above the UK and this will bring cloud and rain from the West.  Tracking the cloud system shows that the majority of the rain will fall in parts other than our area.  We … Continue reading

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Frosty start

In my post yesterday “Chilly overnight” I said that temperatures would fall due to the clear sky and, by 08:24 hours this morning, the low reached 0.7c.  There is a widespread frost across our area and the “frosted” fallen leaves on … Continue reading

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Chilly overnight

The rain that fell towards the end of yesterday and early this morning is now more or less beyond our area.  Overall 7.4mm of rain fell on our patch. We may still see the odd spot of drizzle up to around … Continue reading

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A dull day

A low pressure system is moving downwards across the UK from the N.  This will, by late today / early tomorrow, bring thick clouds and some rain across our area. This morning will be dull with just a touch of coolness … Continue reading

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Misty start

Fog or mist will be our hazard this morning as we make our way to work or school.  Currently some of the patches could be quite dense and so care should be taken.  My instrumentation is showing that the dew … Continue reading

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Drizzly start.

For yet another day the wind will bringing some warm air from the S.  This will, however, also mean that we will see plenty of cloud generated during the daylight hours. First thing this morning we will see some light … Continue reading

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Good day for the washing?

The wind continues to blow from a generally southerly direction which means that we can expect another mild day.  Our top temperature today will be around 12c and the overnight minimum will be around 8c. Initially there will be some brighter spells … Continue reading

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Southerly breeze.

The jet stream is now heading across the top of the UK and then driving down the easter edge.  This will bring us some mild winds from the SSW but also plenty of cloud.  With the cloud will come a … Continue reading

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