Monthly Archives: May 2013

Suspended service

Due to continued illness and investigations as an in-patient at Burton Hospital I am unable to present a forecast for the foreseeable future.

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More of the same.

This morning starts off bright although when you step out you will notice that there is a  6-8 mph SW-WSW breeze blowing.  The wind chill effect from the breeze will make this morning’s temperature of around 8c, when we travel to work, … Continue reading

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Sunny start to Sunday but will it last?

At the moment a large band of rain carrying cloud is making its way across the Irish sea and has already reached parts of Scotland, Northern England and will soon be reaching Wales.  This rain cloud will continue its way into the … Continue reading

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Cup final day weather.

Our area is still being dominated by the low pressure system that has been with us for the last couple of days.  This means that we are set to see another mix of weather including some bright spells, wind and … Continue reading

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Low pressure dominates again today.

Today we are still in the midst of a complex low pressure system and this means that we will see the continuation of the moderate to fresh SW breeze and occasional rain showers.  The wind will be blowing at an average … Continue reading

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Hold on to your hat.

A low pressure system is developing just to the W of the UK at the moment and this will bring today’s weather.  The system is made up of a number of tightly packed pressure systems (see chart – note the “U” shaped … Continue reading

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Get your hat on.

As we discussed yesterday rain has already fallen in our area overnight/ early this morning and we can expect some more, generally light, rain up to noon / early afternoon.  It will not be raining throughout this period but during … Continue reading

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A change is round the corner.

You may recall that at the beginning of the month I forecast, via the jet stream charts, that the weather would change around today.  Well my forecast was nearly right as the most signficant changes will not be until overnight. First, there … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday sunshine.

Firstly, can I thank you for the many messages of good wishes I received yesterday.  I am well enough to get out of bed today and, hopefully, on the mend. The weather today is so unusual for a bank Holiday but … Continue reading

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No forecast today

Due to illness I am unable to provide a forecast this morning. Kevin Jones

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Bank Holiday weekend weather

The bank holiday weekend starts off with some cloud and the radar images are showing that, up to around lunchtime there is around a 60% chance of a light isolated shower / drizzle.  It is, however, almost as likely that the … Continue reading

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Bank holiday brightness.

I hate to risk the wrath of the weather gods but all of the signs are that it is going to be a half decent bank holiday, weather wise, and today will be a good “taster” of what is in store. … Continue reading

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Another day with sunshine?

The air pressure reading, at the time of making my observations, is nearly 1024mb and the relative humidity (the amount of moisture in the air) is low at 70%.   These two readings suggest that we are set for another fine … Continue reading

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Bright start to the new month

As we look out this morning there is a slight grass frost but the sun is managing to shine through a thin veil of cloud.  The minimum temperature last night was 0.1c at 05:23 hours hence the frost. We will … Continue reading

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