As we wake this morning it will be to some gusty winds and rain falling. The temperature at 06:30 was a very mild 10.1c but we can expect this to reduce a little as the day passes. At the time of observation gust speeds were around 29mph.
The rain is moving across the UK from W to E and the pressure map is showing that until mid afternoon the isobars are tightly packed. From mid afternoon we can expect the winds to reduce in speed.
The temperature by mid afternoon will be around 7-8c and at this time we may also see some fragmentation of the cloud and the odd brighter spell. Up until lunchtime, however, we should expect to see some rain. The heaviest of the rain will be around 09:00 -10:00 hours. Overnight the minimum temperature will be around 5c.
The wind will be deriving from the SSW-SW with an average speed this morning of 10mph and gusts of up to 30mph. During the afternoon the gust speeds will subside to around 10-15mph.
A breezy start with some rain until lunchtime. Brighter later.
Observations made 06:41 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Air pressure : 1002mb, Temperature : 10.1c, Wind : 4mph SW, Relative humidity : 86%, Rain this month : 31mm, Rain this year : 564mm.