Monthly Archives: June 2014

Improving for the weekend

The air pressure is currently rising slowly and the isobar charts suggest that it will remain high throughout the remainder of the week – including the weekend.  We can, therefore, expect some mild and dry weather over the next few days … Continue reading

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A change afoot?

After yesterday’s localised rain shower when 12mm of rain fell in the area there are small signs of improvement in the weather ahead.  Yesterday’s rainfall was very localised.  I was working in Boldmere and my daughters were working in Edgbaston.  Neither … Continue reading

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More showers?

We have already received some light rain in our area (by 06:20 hours) and the radar images are showing that there is plenty of showery weather around the UK.  The good news is that the current images show that the … Continue reading

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A better picture

After yesterday’s thunder, lightening and 8mm of rain today will be a much more of a sedate day on the weather front. At the time of observations (approx 08:18 hours) the air pressure is rising slowly and the relative humidity … Continue reading

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Thunder alarm clock

Many in our region will have been woken up this morning by the sound of thunder.  This is caused by the jet stream bringing warm air up from the south and allowing it to mix with the cool air from … Continue reading

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Friday, 6 June 2014 and D-Day weather

In contrast to the D-Day weather today starts off bright and sunny (see 6 June 1944 forecast here) .  At the time of today’s observation there are only a few tiny bands of rain cloud appearing on the radar images and these … Continue reading

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A cool start to the day.

You will notice three things about the weather this morning.  Firstly, it is a little cooler than of late, secondly, it is bright but thirdly, it isn’t raining!!!!  Yesterday we received another 7mm of rain in our area. There are … Continue reading

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Nearly a foot of rain this year.

Despite yesterday’s 8mm of rainfall I am unable to bring any news of respite from further rain today.  The air pressure is currently (at 06:30 hours) falling slowly and the radar images are showing that large bands of rain clouds are … Continue reading

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Heavy rain last night but today?

The jet stream is forming a number of low pressure “dog legs” as it moves it way to the W of us on a N to S journey.  This movement is creating low pressure and also allowing the cold north … Continue reading

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Good news to start the day.

There is some good news to start the day.  A large band of rain cloud has passed through our area already this morning without depositing much rain in our area.  There are, however, other smaller systems to follow through later in the day. … Continue reading

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Cut your lawn today.

The high air pressure that sitting above our area will be gradually “pushed” towards the SE by a low pressure system from the NE.  This change will bring some rain tomorrow. Today, however, will start off bright and the we will … Continue reading

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