Monthly Archives: May 2015

May wetter than average

The early morning precipitation has deposited 4mm of rain in our are and we are likely to see a little more rain fall before the morning is out.  The radar images are showing that our area sees less rain cloud … Continue reading

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Cup Final Day Weather

Today sees the day start off bright and optimistic but by late this evening the air pressure will have fallen and rain will be moving across large parts of the UK.  Similarly two sets of football fans will be setting … Continue reading

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Falling pressure

As I write this blog (approximately 06:30 hours) light rain is falling and a look at the barometer and radar images suggest(strongly) that there is more rain to come. The air pressure will reduce to a low of around 1004mb … Continue reading

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West to East

As we discussed yesterday the air pressure has now reduced to around the 1013mb mark and the jet stream continues to take a path across the Midlands and the South of England. This jet stream position will mean that we will have … Continue reading

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A change in the offing

The air pressure charts are clearly showing that there is going to be a drop in air pressure as the day passes from the current 1025.9mb to around 1013mb. This has been created by a movement in the jet stream … Continue reading

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Back to work Tuesday weather

At the time of making my observations (approximately 06:30 hours) the air pressure was at 1022.5mb and rising.  This is a good sign that it is going to be a dry day. Further views of the radar, satellite and isobar … Continue reading

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Bower Day 2015 and Feeling “Under The Weather”.

Today is Lichfield Bower day (to view this year’s programme click the link) and, I am sure, that all of those people who have put some much work and effort have their fingers firmly crossed for some fine weather. The … Continue reading

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Whit Sunday Weather 2015

It is a very mild by slightly breezy start the Whit Sunday bank Holiday.  The temperature at approximately 08:30 hours was around 12.5c. The radar images are clearly showing a narrow band of rain that is passing down the UK … Continue reading

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Best time to mow the lawn?

Today sees our area covered in a general blanket of medium height cloud.  The radar images and the high air pressure, however, suggest that there is only a very low (less than 9%) risk of rain today. It is, therefore, … Continue reading

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A mild night

After a very mild night the overnight minimum temperature was still in double figures at its lowest point (10.6c – 05:31 hours) then today will continue this mild theme. Our top temperature today will be around 17c and overnight the … Continue reading

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A return to high pressure

It is a bright start to the day and with the jet stream sitting to the north of the UK and this is producing a system of high pressure above our area.  We can, therefore,  expect today to be a pleasant … Continue reading

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Higher than average.

The good news for today and for the next couple of days is that the air pressure is rising and this will bring us a period of more settled weather.  The air pressure will end the day around 1023mb. Yesterday’s rain … Continue reading

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Mr Headley’s weather forecast.

The air pressure is rising slowly and by tomorrow we will be entering a system of high pressure.  This will bring some dry and mild weather from Wednesday onward. Today, therefore, is a day of transition.  The day will be generally … Continue reading

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Washing Monday?

At the time of observation (approximately 06:19 hours) the air pressure was  reducing rapidly and 3.4mm of rain had fallen on our area.  It is not a morning for putting out the washing. A look at the radar images show … Continue reading

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Increased cloud?

At the time of observation (around 08:25 hours) the sun was shining brightly and the air pressure was stable.  Some fifteen minutes later the sun was still shining brightly but the air pressure had just began to reduce slowly.  This … Continue reading

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Jet stream sets the captain a question.

The air pressure is currently (08:35 hours) rising rapidly and it will peak during the day at around 1028mb.  Because of the increasing air pressure we will see a regular breeze during the day.  The average wind speed will be … Continue reading

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WS7weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Walsall, Bloxwich and Pelsall. 15 May 2015

After yesterday’s rain today will be a much milder day and, overall, more pleasant day.  Our top temperature today will be around 16-17c although it will a little cooler than (around 14c) that when the breeze blows. Overnight will also … Continue reading

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Visiting band

At the time of observations (o6:27 hours) the air pressure is reducing slowly and the radar images are showing that a band of rain will be working its way across the South and Midlands during the day. The heaviest of … Continue reading

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13 May 2015 – WS7 Weather

Today sees high pressure settling in our area during daylight hours.  Overnight, however, the situation will change. Today will be a partly cloudy day with many bright spells.  Despite the occasional cloud cover it will be a generally mild day with a top … Continue reading

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In contrast it’s dull

In contrast to yesterday’s lovely bright start to the day today sees us wake up to a morning with a generally thick cloud bed overhead. The radar images are showing that there is some rain cloud around the area but … Continue reading

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