Monthly Archives: August 2016

31 August 2016 – Weather

At the time of my observations (06:30 hours) the air pressure was falling slowly but this is nothing to fear as it will begin to rise again after lunch.  We do have a small (30%) risk of some rain today but … Continue reading

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A good way to end the month

The air pressure starts the day as it ended yesterday with a high reading of around 1024mb. As the day passes this figure will reduce slowly to around 1020mb but this will not be a sufficient reduction in air pressure … Continue reading

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August Bank Holiday Weather 2016

We start this bank Holiday Monday with the air pressure rising rapidly and by the end of the day it will have settled at around 1024mb. Whilst there is some thin cloud around first thing this morning we can expect … Continue reading

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Sunshine streaming through the window

After yesterday’s period of heavy rain it is pleasing to open the curtains this morning and see the sun shining through. The day will not be 100% sunshine, however, as the radar images are showing a band of thin rain … Continue reading

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It’s be prepared weather

Like a good scout or guide today is a day when the weather means you need to be prepared. This morning we will see some bright spells and these will help warm the day up to a pleasant 20-21c.  It was … Continue reading

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All fine on the SW front?

We have certainly seen plenty of rain over the last few days and there is likely to be more to come over the weekend.  The Met Office have issued a severe weather warning (yellow) for tomorrow and early Sunday.  Heavy … Continue reading

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A drop of early morning rain

Around 4.2mm of rain has fallen in our area in the early hours of today and it is an overcast sky that greets us this morning. The rain radar images are showing that the majority of the rain clouds, that … Continue reading

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A change in wind direction

After yesterday’s very high local temperature (around 28c at 17:00 hours) today will be a mild but slightly cooler day. The wind will be deriving from a W-NW arc today and this means we will see a little more cloud … Continue reading

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Getting warm today?

It will not appear to be the most promising start to the day when you look out of the window first thing this morning. A general covering of medium height cloud is covering our region and that brings with it … Continue reading

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What a mild start.

Today starts off extremely mild with the air temperature at approximately 06:30 hours already around 17c. The rain radar images are showing that there are  few light rain carrying clouds heading through our area this morning.  Many will simply blow … Continue reading

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The weather picture will slowly improve

Despite the generally cloudy start to the day there is some good news to report as the air pressure will rise rapidly this morning towards 1016mb.  Coupled with this is that the rain radar images are only showing small cluster … Continue reading

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Lichfield dash weather

Yesterday 15.6mm of rain fell in Hammerwich with one very heavy storm mid evening.  Today, by 08:30 hours, 1.8mm of rain has fallen but the radar images show that there are a number of showers still to come during the … Continue reading

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Not a very bright start

It is a very overcast start to the morning and the rain radar images are showing that a band of rain will move into our area as we make our way to work today (from around 08:00). The air pressure … Continue reading

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Bringing in the harvest weather

As you open the curtains this morning you will instantly see that it is much cloudier than recent days.  The jet stream has now moved down the UK from its “loft” position above the UK and it is now set … Continue reading

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A change in the weather from today?

Today seems the last day of the current fine and bright weather spell although it will not be until the end of the week that we see any real rain. The risk of rain today is around 4%. The surface … Continue reading

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What’s is store weather wise today and at the weekend?

We have another bright and sunny day to look forward to today and the air temperature will be sitting in the mid 20s. For the second day in succession the jet stream is riding high above the UK and this … Continue reading

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A bright and sunny Monday

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog today and tomorrow will see us enjoy some warmer brighter weather! The radar images do show that there is some light cloud, high level cloud, around today but this cloud will be thin enough … Continue reading

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Is it work outside weather?

It is another cloudy start to the day and it is with cloud cover that we will spend most of the day.  Fear not, however, if you have plans for spending time outdoors today as it will be a generally … Continue reading

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Not the best weather start to a Saturday morning

There will be some early morning drizzle and light rain around first thing this morning.  The rain radar images are showing that a rain carrying cloud is just catching the edge of our area around 08:00 to 09:30 hours but that … Continue reading

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Riding high – 12 August and the weekend’s weather

Whilst there is still some cloud around today it is only mainly at one level (i.e. not as thick as, for instance, yesterday) and, therefore, we are likely to see some brighter spells break through a generally fragmented but at … Continue reading

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