Monthly Archives: February 2017

Was that snow? (WS7 weather report 28-2-2017)

It is a cool start to the day and we will be travelling to work in an air temperature only around 2-2.5c.  With the wind chill this will feel more like a cold 0.5c. We will see some bright spells … Continue reading

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WS7 weather report for Hammerwich, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Bloxwich, Walsall, Aldridge and Pelsall 27-2-2017

Sadly, I can not bring any early morning cheer as the air pressure (at the time of my observations) was steadily reducing and rain was lightly falling.  The air pressure will reduce to a low around 984mb. The day will, … Continue reading

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Rain for the sixth consecutive day. (WS7weather report 26-2-2017)

It is going to be another breezy and, during the later parts of the afternoon, rainy day.  This will mean rain for the sixth consecutive day. The wind strength will be similar to yesterday.  At 13:30 hours yesterday we received … Continue reading

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Breezy but not Doris (WS7weather report 25-2-2017)

As I write this blog (at approximately 08:15 hours) the air pressure is reducing rapidly.  A look at the synoptic charts show that, in our area, we are being affected by a low pressure system that is centred up above … Continue reading

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After the storm (WS7weather report 24-2-2017)

Yesterday’s storm Doris is now beyond our area and it was pleasant to be able to hear the birds singing when I was making some of my observations this morning.  This was a far cry from yesterday’s roar of the … Continue reading

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Storm Doris reaches Hammerwich (WS7weather report 23-2-2017)

The much talked about (in the press at least) Storm Doris reaches our area today and as you step out to go to work this morning you are likely to encounter a gusty breeze and some occasional rain showers. The … Continue reading

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Storm Doris reaches town (WS7weather report 23-2-2017)

The much talked about (in the press at least) Storm Doris reaches our area today and as you step out to go to work this morning you are likely to encounter a gusty breeze and some occasional rain showers. The … Continue reading

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A breezy day (WS7weather report 22-2-2017)

It is a breezy start to the morning and these increased wind speeds will remain with us for much of the daylight hours.  The average wind speed will be around 10mph with gusts of 25-30mph. The wind will be deriving … Continue reading

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Reducing air pressure (WS7weather report 21-2-2017)

It is another mild start to the day with the air temperature at 06:30 hours already at 10c.  Thursday and Friday this week will see a slight reduction to these high temperatures with the  overnight / early morning commute air … Continue reading

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How warm? (WS7weather report 20-2-2017)

It will be a very mild air temperature that greets you as you make your journey to work and those of you that are on half term holiday will certainly have a warmer than normal first day of your February … Continue reading

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Lock 17 visit weather? (WS7weather report 19-2-2017)

Today is going to be another mild day but it will be generally cloudier than yesterday.  The additional cloud will be due to a slight wind shift from the SW towards the WSW and W. This movement, however, does not … Continue reading

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It is time to enjoy some great outdoors (WS7weather report 18-2-2017)

As promised today is going to be another mild day with a top temperature of around 11c! Already at 07:30 hour the air temperature is at 6c which is in stark contrast to the same day and time last year … Continue reading

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Plan your weekend ride out. (WS7weather report 17-2-2017)

It is a lovely mild start to the day.  Who can remember that only a few days ago (10th February) we were seeing snowflakes falling?  Today’s weather is much more a late winter morning heading expectantly towards spring than a … Continue reading

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Enjoy the morning sun. (WS7weather report 16-2-2017)

As I looked up at the sky at 06:30 hours this morning I could clearly see the moon.  A subsequent review of the radar images show that we are set for some clear spells this morning. With the wind deriving … Continue reading

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Becoming mild. (WS7weather report 15-2-2017)

It will be a mild day today (temperature wise) and the air temperature will hover around the 9-10c mark!  Even overnight the minimum temperature will only see a low of 5-6c. Unfortunately this afternoon will be probably be disrupted a … Continue reading

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Driving hazard. (WS7weather report 14-2-2017)

Today sees the start of some warmer air temperatures although we first have to deal with patches of early morning mist which could present a small driving hazard in some parts. This morning will, again, feel cold as the air … Continue reading

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Starting to improve the weather picture. (WS7weather report 13-2-2017)

Today sees the start of the beginning a warmer period of weather although when you step outside first thing this morning you might not agree! It will be a cool and breezy commute to work with the air temperature only … Continue reading

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WS7weather report 12-2-2017

It isn’t the brightest start to the day with dense medium and high level cloud dominating proceedings – but will it improve? The bad news is that thick cloud will remain for the majority of the day and will, sadly, … Continue reading

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The poll wanted snow (WS7weather report 11-2-2017)

As forecast we have had some light snow in our area this morning and we are likely to see a few more light flakes before any precipitation turns to rain.  The risk of further light snow/sleet/rain today is around 68%. … Continue reading

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Is that snow? (WS7weather report 10-2-2017)

As I write this blog (at approximately 06:30 hours) there are few light snowflakes visible in the distant street lights.  The radar images show that there is a further risk of some light snow around mid morning but there will … Continue reading

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