Tonight sees the appearance of Paul Weller at the Cannock Chase Music festival and, as seems the tradition for this event, the weather may not be at its glorious, sun blazing best.
The day will start off with 100% cloud cover. The radar images are showing that there are plenty of clusters of rain cloud around the Midlands this morning but, in the main, they seem to be mostly missing our area. The greatest risk of rain in our area exists from around 11:00 hour onwards through the afternoon period.
During the afternoon the cloud cover will vary between 85% and 100%. This will allow the odd bright spells but maintains the risk of rain. Despite the cloud cover I would expect our local cricketers to manage to get some play in. Our top temperature today will be around 16c and the overnight low will be around 9c.
The wind will be deriving from the NE for the majority of the day with the average speed around 6mph.
Tonight, during the hours of the concert, there is a slight risk (35%) of a light shower but I would expect this to soon pass. The cloud may also break a little during the evening. It will be cool in the concert bowl with the temperature around 13-14c and a steady NE breeze will be blowing. If attending you will need to think carefully about your clothing choice.
Summary. Generally cloudy with the risk of showers during the day.
Observations made 08:34 hours Hammerwich, Staffordshire.
Air pressure : 1010.6mb, Temperature :11.2c, Wind: 2mph NE, Relative humidity : 88%, Rain this month : 60mm, Rain this year : 349mm .