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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