Monthly Archives: March 2014

Don’t leave your washing out.

Today will, once again, start off a little misty but this mist will soon burn away once the day warms up. Today will be a little cloudier than over the weekend but this will not prevent our top temperature reaching … Continue reading

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Mother’s day and BST weather

Today sees the double celebration of Mother’s day and the start of British Summer Time.  (Remember for BST to put your clocks forward by one hour). To help bring further cheer to the day the weather will play its part … Continue reading

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Don’t judge by the first impression.

A first look out of the window this morning would not suggest that the weather is going to be great today but don’t let this first impression put you off planning some outdoor activity. The early mist and associated light … Continue reading

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Improving picture?

Today starts off with a little bit of mist around our area.  This mist will soon burn away, however, as the morning warms up. The wind today will start off deriving from the NE-NNE. Although the winds will be on the … Continue reading

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Temperatures on the up

Today will see another of day of cloud, the odd bright spell and some rain showers.  The  risk of rain today is around 75% and the greatest risk is during the afternoon.  Currently the radar images are suggesting that the … Continue reading

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Air pressure rising slowly

After yesterday’s rain, when around 8mm fell in our area, today will be a much milder and less damp affair.  Sadly, I cannot report that the day will be completely dry but we are at least heading in the right … Continue reading

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Dull and damp.

After yesterday’s bright and welcome sunny interlude today sees a return to grey clouds and rain for sustained periods. The radar images are showing that rain clouds are lingering in an around our area for the majority of the day.  Whilst the … Continue reading

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A chilly start

We start the day with a general ground frost and temperatures below freezing point (-1.5c at 06:20 hours).  To offset these two conditions the sun is shining brightly and there is very little breeze to add any wind chill.  Care … Continue reading

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Cool air today

The jet stream has now oscillated towards the north before heading back across the UK from the north- west. Intially this will help increase the cloud cover but, most of all, it will be cool and breezy. Our top daytime … Continue reading

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Jet stream creating low air pressure

The jet stream is now running across the southern parts of the UK and has formed a “loop” out towards the SW. This “loop” will help create a low air pressure system which, in turn, will bring unsettled and breezy … Continue reading

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A mixed day

After the rain that predominantly fell yesterday afternoon today will follow a similar pattern. This morning will start off cool with temperatures of around 3c at the time of observation (approximately 07:00 hours). With a SW breeze of around 7mph … Continue reading

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Air pressure falling

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog the jet stream is now well and truly set to the south and is creating  low air pressure (currently falling rapidly) and this will be bringing rain to the area during the day. As soon as … Continue reading

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Watching the jet stream

Today will see the last, for a few days, of the generally dry, bright and mild weather as, within 36 hours, the jet stream will be firmly “looping” towards the south. This means that the cool air to the north can “mix” with the … Continue reading

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A more seasonal picture.

As I said in yesterday’s post the weather picture, due to jet stream moving from the north to the current position of running across the UK, is now becoming more seasonal.  To confirm this the air pressure is falling albeit … Continue reading

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A change is just around the corner.

Today sees the beginning of a slight decline in the weather although this is nothing to despair about. The big indication that there is some change afoot is the steady drop in the air pressure over the last few days.  … Continue reading

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Bright and breezy.

Today starts off very bright and breezy with the WNW wind reaching gust speeds of around 25mph. The average wind speed will be around 10mph. This increase in wind speed over the last few days is caused by the jet stream moving … Continue reading

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A walk in the park

The jet stream is just catching the north and north-east parts of the UK.  This will help bring a little more cloud to our area but it will remain dry and, at times, bright.  Most of all, however, it will … Continue reading

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A familiar story

Today will again start off a little misty in places but this mist will burn away as the day begins to warm up. There is a slight change to the air pressure system today in that a second high pressure … Continue reading

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Misty morn

Today sees the day start off a little misty and there is a general layer of cloud.  The radar images, however, tell me that the jet stream is positioned north of our area and the air pressure is high.  We … Continue reading

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Normal service tomorrow……hopefully!

I was unable to log into the site this morning and reading the press it appears that wordpress have been under attack from someone trying to bring down the network using a pingback virus. I am pleased to say however, … Continue reading

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