Monthly Archives: October 2016

Halloween weather (WS7weather report 31-10-2016)

It is very misty and damp first thing this morning.  Great care will need to be taken on the journey to work today as the mist may be dense enough to be declared as fog in places (visibility less than … Continue reading

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Clock back weather (WS7weather report 30-10-2016)

Firstly, if you haven’t done so already, can  remind you that BST ended during the early hours of this morning and consequently the clocks need to be put back 1 hour.  This means it will be dark at around 4:30 … Continue reading

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Who put the light out? (WS7weather report 29-10-2016)

The surface air pressure will remain high for the remainder of the day (and weekend) although it will reduce from 1032mb to around 1028mb later in the day. This high surface pressure (and the fact that there are very few … Continue reading

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Will the mild weather continue into the weekend? (WS7weather report 28-10-2016)

The jet stream is currently sitting across the upper northern reaches of the UK.  This is allowing high surface air pressure to sit (and build) above our area over the next few days.  By late tonight we can expect to … Continue reading

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A very mild start to the day (WS7weather report 27-10-2016)

It is a very mild start to the day with the air temperature already in double figures.  if you are going for an early morning walk then you certainly won’t need a thick coat and gloves today. The air temperature … Continue reading

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Nature’s balance (WS7weather report 26-10-2016)

So far this month we have only received just over  third of the average rainfall for the month of October (21.2mm out of an average of 60mm for the month).  Last month, however, we did receive a little more rainfall … Continue reading

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Joyce’s birthday weather (25/10/2016)

Today is my Mom’s birthday and so it is important that I sort out some decent October birthday weather for her! The surface  air pressure will remain high and, for the majority of the day, the wind will be deriving … Continue reading

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The snow never came

Overall it was not a bad weekend weather wise and we do have to remember that we are only a week away from November. So far October has been mild despite the horror stories (late September) that were printed is some … Continue reading

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Who turned the sun off?

I do hope that you managed to venture into the great outdoors yesterday because today will not be such a pleasant day to do so.  This morning is so dull it looks as if someone has turned the sun off! … Continue reading

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The great outdoors (22-10-2016)

Calling all gardeners, cyclists, football fans, sailors, walkers and in fact anyone that likes to spend time outdoors because today is going to be another dry day for you to get out and enjoy! Now I can’t promise wall to … Continue reading

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Sowing the beans (21-10-2016)

Calling all gardeners, cyclists, football fans, sailors, walkers and in fact anyone that likes to spend time outdoors because today is going to be another dry day for you to get out and enjoy! Now I can’t promise wall to … Continue reading

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Sowing the beans (21-10-2016)

High air pressure continues to dominate in our area and this situation will continue for a few more days, at least, yet.  We will see the air pressure vary a little but overall it is remaining high.  This period of … Continue reading

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A period of stability – WS7 weather report (20 October 2016)

The surface air pressure will be relatively stable today and, in fact, over the next few days too. This means we are set for some generally dry and partly sunny days (with just a small risk of the odd light … Continue reading

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Greater risk to the South

Our area had already received a small amount of overnight / early morning rain by the time I made my observations and the radar images are showing that there is a small rain carrying cloud system that will move just … Continue reading

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Steady rain falling

Today sees steady rain falling at the time of my 06:40 observations, however, the good news is that this rain system will clear our are by mid morning.  There is a 70% risk of further showers later in the day … Continue reading

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By the light of the silvery moon.

When I looked out of the window this morning, to begin my observations, the moon was clearly visible.  This was a most pleasant start to the day. This morning up until around 10:00 hours we will see the cloud bed … Continue reading

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A miserable start to the day.

It is a very wet start to the day and we can expect rain showers, some heavy, until early afternoon.  In total we can expect between 6-9mm of rain today. This afternoon will see the sky clear and we will … Continue reading

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Can I do those outside jobs? – WS7 weather report.

It is a cloudy but mild start to the day and that will really be the theme of the day.  The weather should be mild and stable enough to consider doing those outside jobs. We currently have a low pressure … Continue reading

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14/10/2016. WS7weather report for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Lichfield, Brownhills, Bloxwich, Aldridge, Walsall and Pelsall areas.

Overnight saw the air pressure continue to reduce. At midnight the barometer reading was around 1013mb but a steady reduction has seen this measurement reduce to 1007.6mb by 06:30 hours. Whilst this reduction in air pressure is small it is … Continue reading

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Early rain but will it last? (WS7 weather report 13/10/2016)

At the time of my morning observations (06:20 hours) some light rain was falling in our area and the air pressure was reducing slowly.  The air pressure will reduce to around 1012mb by the end of the day.  This sees … Continue reading

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