Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bat or bowl first?

With high air pressure now settled over the UK we can expect a generally dry day with even some brighter spells this afternoon. There is a small risk of some light rain (approx 9-12% risk) around about 11:00 hours  but I … Continue reading

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Some good news?

There is some better weather news for me to bring today.  The air pressure is rising steadily and the air pressure maps show that this is a trend that will continue over the weekend at least.  High air pressure brings … Continue reading

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More rain today?

This morning sees the risk of more light rain throughout the morning rush hour but this system will eventually clear towards the W. We will then have some very cloudy spells with a 60% chance of some light rain. The … Continue reading

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But what about the weekend?

At the time of observation (o6:30 hours) there is a large system of rain cloud moving across the UK from E to W.  This system has already “deposited” over 5mm of rain in our are and there is still a little … Continue reading

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Dull affair.

Once again the radar images are showing that there is plenty of light rain cloud around this morning but, at the moment (approx 06:30 hours), it is sitting to the E of us.  This system, however, will move across out … Continue reading

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Bower day weather.

Today sees the arrival of the annual Lichfield Bower and can I immediately wish it every success. The radar images are currently showing a band of rain slightly to the east of us at the moment (08:30 hours).  The edges … Continue reading

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Thin band of rain

The radar images are clearly showing a very thin band of rain cloud moving up the UK.  This system is heading from the Bristol channel area via Worcester and up into our patch. We can expect the threat of light rain … Continue reading

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Will rain stop play?

The radar images are currently (09:00 hours) showing that a large band of rain cloud is just about to reach our area.  We can expect, with around 96% certainty, that more generalised and persistent rain will be falling in our … Continue reading

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Today and the weekend’s weather

This morning we have already had 6mm of rain fall in our and this added to the nearly 17mm that fell yesterday.  Unfortunately during today and the weekend we can expect to see some more rainfall.  The good news is … Continue reading

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Polling day weather

As I write this post at 06:18 hours the rain is steadily falling.  My weather station has already recorded a “fall ” of 5mm so far this morning.  The radar images are showing some respite from the rain around 07:20 … Continue reading

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