Monthly Archives: July 2014

Any chance of rain?

The low pressure air system I spoke about yesterday (and that has recentlybeen bringing some mixed weather to the Commonwealth games) will reach our area during the day.  This system will bring a 60% chance of some light rain showers … Continue reading

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Low pressure visitor

Today has started off a little cloudy but we can expect to see some fragmentation in the cloud base that will allow for some brighter spells.  This will bring an overall generally bright and pleasant day. The radar images are … Continue reading

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In the middle

Yesterday, in our area, we avoided the extreme weather conditions that some areas received in the south east of England and today we will sit (almost) in the middle of the UK’s temperature extremes.  Parts of Scotland will see a maximum of around … Continue reading

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Jet stream sinking south

Today sees the day start off nearly 5c cooler than the same time last week.  I am sure though that those few degrees helped us all get a more comfortable night’s sleep.  Tonight’s minimum temperature will be around 13c. The … Continue reading

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Last week’s top temperature chart

After last night’s light rain (0.6mm) today has once again started off bright although there is a steady breeze also blowing from the NW-WNW.  Our top temperature will be lower than we have experienced over the last few days although … Continue reading

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A change in the offing?

Over the next couple of days we will see a gradual reduction in the air temperature. For some this may be a welcome change for others it may be bad news. The change will be created by the jet stream … Continue reading

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Some like it hot

We are heading into another warm day with a top thermometer temperature of 26c. If you are working or playing outside the UV index is high and some sun protection will be necessary. There will be some cloud around ( … Continue reading

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Hot in the office?

If you found yesterday weather a bit too warm to work comfortably in then I feel that you will find today’s heat equally difficult. Our outside temperature at around 06:34 hours is already around 18c. We can expect plenty of … Continue reading

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WS7 weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich and Pelsall areas. 23 July 2014.

Firstly, can I apologise for the briefness of today’s report, however, I seem to be having some I.T problems this morning. The air pressure is falling very slowly which will lead to a change later in the week. Today, however, … Continue reading

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Bikini weather

The temperature, at the time of my observation (06:41 hours), was already nearly 15c and this is an indication of another warm day ahead. Yesterday saw our top temperature above 26c and there is no reason why we should not … Continue reading

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Sun block on

After the rain on Saturday the air pressure is now rising slowly and will continue to do so throughout the day. This system will bring more stable and brighter conditions to our area. There is only a 5% chance of … Continue reading

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After the rain

After yesterday’s rain today will be see much a generally dry and, at times, some bright weather. We are not completely without the risk of rain, however, the maximum risk (around 14:00 hours) is only 25-30%. For the majority of … Continue reading

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Thunderous applause

During the early hours of the morning we were treated to a thunder storm.  This was coupled with some heavy rain that has dissipated nearly 12mm (11.6mm) of water in our area by the time of observations (07:56 hours).  If … Continue reading

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A day Of Extremes

Early morning rain has seen most of our area receive between 1 and 2mm of rain. Today sees the beginning of a transitional  change in the weather – it will do so, however, with some extremes. The radar images are showing … Continue reading

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Sun Hat Day

High air pressure dominates above the UK and, most specifically, our area and this means we are in for some fine weather today.  I expect that today will be the warmest day of the year so far! Our top temperature … Continue reading

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Morning sunshine

This time last year we were in the midst of a heat wave across the UK.  The air temperature at 07:26 hours on the 16 July 2013 was 17.4c and during the day the thermometer rose to around the 27-28c … Continue reading

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Early rain will not stop play.

Earlier this morning around 0.4mm of light rain fell in our area.  At the time of observation (approximately 06:22) hours the patchy cloud is allowing the sun to shine through to welcome the day. Like yesterday it will be a pleasant … Continue reading

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In reverse

Today will see the weather pattern reverse from yesterday.  The day will start off brightly but as the day passes we will see the cloud cover increase and by late evening we may even see the odd drop of rain. … Continue reading

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Around the Wrekin.

As I write this blog (08:15 hours) light rain is falling in our area.  The radar images, however, show that there are not many rain clouds in the system and these will pass through our area in the next couple … Continue reading

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Heading south

The jet stream is currently heading south and this will bring a period of lower air pressure to our area.  During the afternoon we can expect the cloud coverage to increase along with the risk of a rain shower.  The … Continue reading

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