Monthly Archives: November 2014

St Andrew’s Day Weather

The air pressure continues to rise and the charts show that we will remain under a system of high pressure for the next 36-48 hours.  This means that we are in for a period of more settled and generally weather. … Continue reading

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Start not like the end

The day certainly starts off a bit murky but and we have received around 1mm of rain during the early hours.  Fear not, however, because this is not the picture for the rest of the day. The pressure charts clearly … Continue reading

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No need for the ice scraper.

This morning sees a return to some milder air temperatures.  There is no need to get the ice scraper out this morning!  At o6:30 hours the air temperature was already nearly 9c (8.8c) and the overnight low was 6.5c at … Continue reading

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Not much to cheer.

It is a misty and, therefore, damp start to the day in Hammerwich.  During the early hours of the morning an additional 3mm of rain has fallen in our area.  Adding this to the 6mm of rain that fell yesterday … Continue reading

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A damp start to the day – 26-11-2014

The radar images are showing that the persistent rain that has been in our area since the early hours will clear during the first part of the morning.  Since 00:01 hours approximately 5mm of rain has fallen in our area. … Continue reading

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Cold and frosty morning!

It is a cold and frosty start to the day with the air temperature at -1.3c.  Great care will need to be taken on the way to work or school today as the roads and paths could be icy. To add … Continue reading

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A low of 1.1c overnight.

After the last couple of days when we have started off with rain today, as I outlined yesterday, begins cold and with a grass frost.  The overnight low was 1.1c at 03:29 hours and at approximately 06:45 it is still only … Continue reading

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Getting cooler.

This morning has already seen around 3mm (by 08:30 hours) of rain fall in our area but the good news is that the radar images are showing that the rain clouds (bringing the early rain) are moving away from our … Continue reading

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Mild temperatures but any rain?

Milder air is now pushing across our area and this is helping create some mist in our area this morning.  The wind derivation will, however, mean that the air temperature will be milder than of late. Whilst the air pressure … Continue reading

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Air pressure reducing on Friday, 21 November 2014

The air pressure is reducing and the radar images are clearly showing that there is some rain heading in our direction.  I can’t see how we are going to avoid some rain today. The first risk of some light showers … Continue reading

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A walk in the park

For the third day running we have a high air pressure sitting above our area and whilst this situation will change in the next 48 hours it does mean that we will have a settled day today, weather wise.  Rain will, … Continue reading

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A second day of air pressure increases

For the second day in a row the air pressure continues to rise and, this would suggest, the day is going to be predominantly dry. The radar images confirm this picture with very few rain clouds in our area today. … Continue reading

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Air pressure increasing

The barometer and the isobar charts both confirm that the air pressure in our area is rising slowly.  The good news is that as the air pressure continues to move beyond the 1010mb mark the chances of rain reduce. The … Continue reading

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Wet start to the day

As I said in yesterday’s blog the commute to work today will, for many, be made in the rain today.  The good news is that the radar images are showing that the majority of the rain cloud will be clear … Continue reading

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Another misty morn.

Today sees another misty start and like yesterday it may be a little drizzly at times. There is a 45% chance of some light rain during the period 12:00 hours to 15:00 hours and a 90% chance of rain (some … Continue reading

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How much rain?

We are now at the 319th day of the year and Autumn is now becoming well established.  We should, therefore, not be surprised to be greeted with some mist this morning. The mist will slowly clear but it will not … Continue reading

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Welly weather

Early heavy rain will have left plenty of standing water on the roads – care needs to be taken when making the journey to work or school. This morning the rain (some of it heavy) will continue to fall in … Continue reading

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Warmer than last year

Today will see a reversal of the weather pattern we enjoyed yesterday. The radar images are showing that a band of rain will move across the UK from W to E during the day.  This rain belt will reach our … Continue reading

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Low Air Pressure Prevails

The isobar charts are clearly showing that low air pressure systems are maintaining their position above the UK.  The barometer confirms this situation with yet another reading around the 990mb mark. Low air pressure generally means inclement weather and today … Continue reading

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Armistice day weather for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich and Pelsall

The radar images are showing plenty of rain cloud clusters and the air pressure is currently (06:45 hours) falling slowly. The impact of these two situations for our area means that we have a high chance of seeing some rain … Continue reading

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