Monthly Archives: October 2017

Rather cloudy (WS7 weather report 31-10-2017)

After yesterday’s chilly start today is a much milder affair due to the warm air deriving into our region from the SW-WSW. This mild air does, however, mean that we will see plenty of medium to high cloud cover.  The … Continue reading

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A cold start to the day (WS7 weather report 30-10-2017)

After a period of near double figure starts to the day then today’s air temperature (around 2 c at 06:00 hours) will be a stark reminder that Autumn is now well amongst us.  This morning’s minimum temperature was 1.9c at … Continue reading

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Autumn starts for real? (WS7 weather report 29-10-2017)

In the early hours of the morning British Summer Time ended and the clocks went back one hour. The end of BST signifies, for me, journeys home from work in the dark. Today seems to want to signify that the … Continue reading

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Ground frost on the way? (WS7 weather report 28-10-2017)

After yesterday’s glorious sunny weather today sees a lot more cloud around as the air pressure begins to reduce slightly.  The cloud is being generated by the wind direction which is generally from a westerly direction. The air pressure will … Continue reading

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Best of the week (WS7 weather report 27-10-2017)

Today looks set to be the best weather day of the week as the air pressure continues to rise rapidly towards 1035mb. The risk of rain today is less than 5%. The satellite images are showing that there will be … Continue reading

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Weather being kind? (WS7 weather report 26-10-2017)

If you are on holiday this week then the weather is going to be kind to you once again today. The synoptic charts are showing that a ridge of high pressure will remain seated in our area and, in fact, … Continue reading

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Joyce’s birthday weather (WS7 weather report 25-10-2017)

Today, as it is my mom’s birthday, I need the weather to follow in a suitable celebratory style and, despite the fact that we are near the end of October, it will be trying its best to assist. The morning … Continue reading

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All quiet on the roads (WS7 weather report 24-10-2017)

Yesterday’s commute to work was very easily made due to the fact that far less traffic was on the roads due to the school holidays. This morning we will be joined on the journey by the risk of some light … Continue reading

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Half term weather (WS7 weather report 23-10-2017)

The majority of schools are now enjoying the half term break and the good news is that the windy weather has now moved away from our area for the time being. This morning will some early light rain as commuters … Continue reading

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The back end of Storm Brian (WS7 weather report 22-10-2017)

The centre of Storm Brian is now moving out towards the NE of the UK and, as  a consequence, we will see a rapid rise in the air pressure in our region. By late afternoon the barometer will be reading … Continue reading

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Good morning Storm Brian (WS7 weather report 21-10-2017)

This morning we wake up to a new visitor in the guise of Storm Brian.  I have to say that I am not a fan of naming all of these relatively minor weather events but if it keeps someone in … Continue reading

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After yesterday’s rain comes Brian (WS7 weather report 20-10-2017)

After yesterday’s persistent rain we are still left with some lingering showers during our commute to work. These showers will, however, soon pass beyond our area.  The risk of further rain during this morning’s commuting time is around 60-70%. As … Continue reading

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Some heavy rain possible? (WS7 weather report 19-10-2017)

As I write this blog the surface air pressure is steadily reducing and it will eventually settle around the 998mb mark later today. The rain radar forecasts are showing that some heavy rain is likely to reach our area around … Continue reading

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Feeling cooler today (WS7 weather report 18-10-2017)

After some early / overnight rain (approximately 0.4mm fell in the Hammerwich area) today is going to be a little cooler than more recent days. Over the last few days we have enjoyed a warm air stream from the SW … Continue reading

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The day after the red sun (WS7 weather report 17-10-2017)

Ex-hurricane Ophelia certainly left some memories yesterday with the “red” sun (created by the dust in the atmosphere) and the elevated wind speeds. As we discussed in yesterday’s blog today’s wind did reduce in speed during the early hours of … Continue reading

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Ex-Ophelia weather day (WS7 weather report 16-10-2017)

As widely reported today sees the day when ex-hurricane Ophelia moves closest to our area and will, therefore, have some impact on our weather pattern. It is important to note that we will not feel the worst impact of the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s weather and the impact of Ex-Ophelia (WS7 weather report 15-10-2017)

Today sees the day start off very overcast and it is likely that, for the majority of the daylight hours,  we will see some level of cloud cover. This cloud will vary in density and height from time to time.  … Continue reading

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Dancing in the city weather. (WS7 weather report 14-10-2017)

Today, once again, starts off mild and at 08:30 hours (approximately) the air temperature was already above 16c.  Let us remember these mild Autun days which have helped extend our opportunities to get out and about on cold and rainy … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th weather (WS7 weather report 13-10-2017)

It is an extremely mild start to the day with the air temperature above 15c at approximately 06:20 hours.  This air temperature is already above the October average high air temperature  of 14c. We will see the air temperature continue … Continue reading

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Thin cloud to start? (WS7 weather report 12-10-2017)

It is a much cooler start to the day with the air temperature below 8c at 06:30 hours (approximately).  Yesterday’s strong breeze has, however, abated and we are set for a generally pleasant day. The day will start off with … Continue reading

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