Monthly Archives: May 2018

Last day of Spring (WS7 weather report 31-5-2018)

Today is the meteorological last day of Spring and the weather gods will try to deliver us a final “mixed bag” of weather conditions that the season is known for. This morning will start off with some mist around during … Continue reading

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Cloudy Wednesday (WS7 weather report 30-5-2018)

It is a very overcast start to the day and the satellite images are suggesting that it will remain so for the majority of the day. The radar images show that there is a large band of rain just to … Continue reading

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Back to work Tuesday (WS7 weather report 29-5-2018)

Today sees many of us returning to work after the Bank Holiday weekend.  There may still be some lying water and debris in places after Sunday’s storm so care needs to be taken when travelling.  This is particularly pertinent if … Continue reading

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After the storm it is Bower Day (WS7 weather report 28-5-2018)

Yesterday saw very heavy rain falling in the Aldridge, Rushall, Pelsall areas with the flood water, sadly, entering people’s homes. There was, however, a distinct line between the storm and “ordinary rain”.  This line seemed to run around the A5.  … Continue reading

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Late May Holiday Sunday Weather (WS7 weather report 27-5-2018)

After some early morning rain when 6.4mm of precipitation fell in our area we start the day, at 08:00 hours, with some bright sunshine breaking through a thin cloud bed. The radar forecast models show that there is a 65% … Continue reading

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Very overcast start (WS7 weather report 26-5-2018)

It is a very overcast start to the day although it is relatively mild.  There is a 55% risk of some localised rain before lunch but, as the day passes, the risk diminishes to around 8% and we should see … Continue reading

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Early rain (WS7 weather report 25-5-2018)

By the time of my observations (approximately 06:30 hours) 4.8mm of rain had fallen in our area.  The radar images strongly suggest that we will encounter some further periods of rain during the morning commute to work and up to … Continue reading

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Dull start (WS7 weather report 24-5-2018)

It is a dull start to the day with a blanket of medium height cloud covering the area. The radar images are also showing that there is a band of rain just to the south of our area this morning.  … Continue reading

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A bit of a change (WS7 weather report 23-5-2018)

This morning starts off mild but rather cloudier than we have become accustomed to over recent days. At o6:30 hours the air temperature was still nearing the 10c mark (9.8c) and the overnight low was 9.2c at 02:35 hours. Today … Continue reading

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A warm welcome (WS7 weather report 22-5-2018)

Today sees a warm welcome to the day with the air temperature already having reached 11.5c by 06:15 hours. The synoptic charts are also showing that the air pressure will increase slightly during the day meaning we are se for … Continue reading

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Monday morning sun (WS7 weather report 21-5-2018)

Today will see another bright start which will, in turn, lead to another warm and pleasant day. By 08:00 hours I expect that the air temperature to have reached double figures. This, however, is not the best of weather to … Continue reading

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Jet stream is on our side (WS7 weather report 20-5-2018)

The jet stream continues to run above the UK at the moment and this means that we are set for some fine weather in our area for  today and, in fact, over the next few days. Like yesterday we can … Continue reading

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A beautiful day (WS7 weather report 19-5-2018)

As I write this blog at approximately 07:30 hours the air pressure is high and the synoptic charts show that there is little or no change for the remainder of the day. This all suggests that we are set for … Continue reading

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Set fair for the weekend? (WS7 weather report 18-5-2018)

Once again we are treated to a lovely bright start to the day.  The air temperature at approximately 06;30 was cool at only 4.5c but the day will soon warm up. The synoptic charts show that we have a system … Continue reading

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Cool overnight (WS7 weather report 17-5-2018)

It is a lovely bright start to the day but do not let the sunshine fool you too much first thing this morning as it is a little cool outside. Overnight our minimum air temperature was a mere 3.7c.  As … Continue reading

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Nearly 10c lower (WS7 weather report 16-5-2018)

After yesterday’s mostly sunny day when the top temperature reached 22.3c (mid to late afternoon) today will be a much cooler and cloudier affair. Today’s top temperature will only be around 13-14c which will be nearly 10c lower than yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Warm start to the day (WS7 weather report 15-5-2018)

It is a very mild start to the day with the air temperature already at 9.3c by 06:30 hours.  We will see the thermometer continue to rise throughout the morning and by mid afternoon we can expect our top temperature … Continue reading

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Blue sky (WS7 weather report 14-5-2018)

A beautiful blue sky greeted us this morning and the radar images suggest we are set for plenty of sunshine today – hurrah! At 06:30 hours the barometer was reading nearly 1021mb and the synoptic charts suggest that the air … Continue reading

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Looking fine ahead (WS7 weather report 13-5-2018)

It was a partly cloudy but mild start to the day when I made my observations at 06:30 hours. The good news, however, was that the barometer was showing that the air pressure was steadily rising.  A look at the … Continue reading

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Home and Garden Festival Weather (WS7 weather report 12-5-2018)

Around 1mm of rain fell in our area late last night and during the small hours of this morning but, at 07:53 hours, the day is beginning to brighten up.  Brighter spells will continue breaking through the medium height cloud … Continue reading

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