Category Archives: Weather

With heavy hearts we have to share the news that Kevin passed away on the 3rd July after a long cancer journey. He will be sadly missed by many. Thank you for supporting him with his hobbies, they have been … Continue reading

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Poem – The Tadpole. 16 July 2021.

The Tadpole (c) Kevin Jones. Tadpole I am a tiny tadpole swimming in a garden pond, With the cooling water and the sun upon my back it is a place that I am very fond. For fourteen to sixteen weeks … Continue reading

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Update

Just a quick note to let you know that I am feeling a lot better than in recent weeks and am now beginning a recovery phase. I am not quite ready to return to social media just yet but I … Continue reading

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News – no updates today

I am feeling a little “under the weather today” so I will not producing any weather or poetry blogs today. I hope to be back to normal service tomorrow

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16 May 2021. Weather report, pollutant level and pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

TodY is going to be very similar, weather wise, to yesterday with a 70% risk of rain, some brighter spells and regular cloud cover. a real mixed bag of weather. The major difference today is the wind direction which will … Continue reading

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15 May 2021. Weather report for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

The satellite and radar images are showing plenty of rain cloud area our are particularly this morning. These clouds bring a 70% risk of rain in our area. It will be another cool day with a top temperature of 12c … Continue reading

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14 May 2021. Weather forecast, air pollutant and pollen count levels for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

Today is going to be a generally cloudy day with the occasional brighter spells this afternoon. There is rain this morning to both the west and east of our patch but neither system is likely to reach our “patch”. The … Continue reading

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Poem – Travelling To School During The 70s General Strike. 13 May 2021.

Travelling to school during the 70s General Strike (c) Kevin Jones Travelling To School During The 70s General Strike. There were some strange times in the seventies, With the country on a three day disruption with no obvious remedies. Coupled … Continue reading

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13 May 2021. Weather report, pollutant level and pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It will be an often cloudy day today and with the NE it could also feel a little chilly at times. We are 60% likely of receiving further rain showers today. These will be mainly in the afternoon and early … Continue reading

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12 May 2021. Weather report, pollution level and pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It is going to be a partly cloudy (cloud levels between 60-90%) but often dry day today. The radar and satellite images do show some rain clouds bubbling up particularly after 11am and during the afternoon. Today’s average wind speed … Continue reading

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11 May 2021. Weather forecast, Pollutant level and Pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

There has been a slight movement in the jet stream position and if viewed (see image below) you will note an inverse omega shape has developed. This will allow the northern climate dominate. Overall this situation will lead to an … Continue reading

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10 May 2021. Weather report, air pollutant and pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It is a mild but fresh start to the day and this pattern will continue throughout as the jet-stream brings mild air from the south after originally deriving in the north. The jet-stream will then run up the UK from … Continue reading

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Sunday, 9 May 2021. Weather, air pollutant and pollen count count forecast for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

After further overnight rain the radar and satellite images are showing very few large rain cloud systems in our area for the remainder of the day. The largest risk of some rain is around 11:00 Hours. Any rain that does … Continue reading

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8 May 2021. Weather, pollution level and pollen count levels for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

Rain moved into our area around 03:00 hours this morning and it likely to remain with us throughout the day. Some of the rain will be heavy. The image at the bottom of this bulletin shows just how widespread the … Continue reading

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Latest weather news from the West. 7 May 2021 at approximately 14:00 hours.

It is bright and sunny out in Tywyn, West Wales. You will notice that the pedestrians are all wearing outdoor coats which suggests it is also a bit chilly. It seems rather idyllic watching the tide whilst sitting in the … Continue reading

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7 May 2021. Weather report, pollutant and pollen levels for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It is a cool but very sunny start to the day in Hammerwich. As the day passes the cloud cover will increase but the likelihood of any rain today before sunset is only around 15-20%. Today’s top temperature will be … Continue reading

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6 May 2021. Weather, air pollutant and pollen count for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It is brightish start to the day in our area but the air temperature is low at only 3.4c. Thankfully this will rise to a maximum of 10c by mid to late afternoon. The air temperature is still well below … Continue reading

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5 May 2021. Weather, air pollutant and pollen count level for the Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

As I write this post, at approximately 08:15 hours, bright sunshine is illuminating the village although it is cold outside. The day will see further bright spells but we will also see some showers enter the area around noon onwards. … Continue reading

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4 May 2021 weather, pollen and pollutant levels for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

After another damp start to the day. The prospects for the remainder show very few signs of improvement during the daylight hours. The satellite and radar images are showing large swathes of rain cloud that will pass through our area … Continue reading

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May Day Bank Holiday Weather, Pollutant And Pollen Count. 3 May 2021.

Rather typically for a Bank Holiday Monday I cannot promise you anything good weather wise today unless you like to watch rain falling.! Some rain has already fallen in the Hammerwich area and the satellite and radar images show that … Continue reading

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