Category Archives: News and politics

A Brief Weather Update – 9 February 2020

The grainy image above taken from the Tywyn seafront webcam (just about) shows that the West coast of the UK was receiving (at 08:30 hours) some rain and a bit of a windy time (if the white waves are anything … Continue reading

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Storm Ciara News – 8 February 2020

There is a lot of media talk and speculation about Storm Ciara. I do think that interest (and in some cases media hysteria) in these weather events has heightened since the Irish and UK Met Offices began giving names to these low pressure systems. In the past it would just have been another windy day in winter! Continue reading

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A summary of the weather – June 2019

Please see below a summary of the weather data during June 2019 in Hammerwich, Staffordshire.  This data was recorded by my Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station. Overall it has been a wetter than average month.  The average rainfall for … Continue reading

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A summary of May 2019’s Weather

A summary of may 2019’s weather Hammerwich, Staffordshire. Continue reading

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A message from Kevin – 10/2/2019.

As a number of you may know, following a Twitter post from my daughter Rosie, I have been rather ill recently. This illness lead to me having a protracted stay hospital which included a period in intensive care. Fortunately I … Continue reading

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Back to cool? (WS7 weather report 27-1-2019)

After a very breezy and, at times, rainy early morning the air pressure is now (09:30 hours) beginning to increase towards 1004mb by the end of the day. As this air pressure increase takes place there will still be some … Continue reading

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Mild but what else weather wise? (WS7 weather report 26-1-2019)

It was a very mild but overcast start to the day with the air temperature at 09:00 hours at 7.6c.  In 2017 we were ‘enjoying’ below freezing point temperatures during the morning. Today is going to be an overcast day … Continue reading

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All due to the jet stream (WS7 weather report 25-1-2019)

It was a relatively mild start to the day with the air temperature at 06:30 hours already at 7.4c.  The overnight low was 5.2c at midnight.  We have also had some overnight rain in or area early this morning. This … Continue reading

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A little warmer (WS7 weather report 24-1-2019)

After yesterday’s quite cool day (or so it felt to me) today will be a little milder. At the time of my 06:30 observations (approximately) light rain was falling.  The radar images show that some further light rain showers will … Continue reading

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Ice warning (WS7 weather report 23-1-2019)

After yesterday’s rain and brief flurries of snow the evening was followed by a very clear night. It is, therefore, very likely that untreated roads and paths will have patches on ice on them today.  Great care will be needed … Continue reading

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