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Warm up act

Today’s weather will be very much the “warm up act” for what looks like a very pleasant day tomorrow. We should, however, not write off today. For today (Saturday) the majority of the daylight hours will see plenty of cloud … Continue reading

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Some chat about snow

It is a very cool start to the day today with the air temperature during the journey to work no greater than 1c.  With the wind chill this will feel more like -1c so your warm coat and gloves will … Continue reading

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A night for some astronomy?

After yesterday’s very cloudy day today will bring us some bright and sunny spells.  This improvement is due to the jet stream moving further south away from the UK.  The “blocking effect” of the jet stream reduces the possibility of the … Continue reading

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Make hay whilst the sun shines

It is another bright and sunny start that greets us this morning.  The wind is light from the SW and and the temperature is steadily rising after reaching an overnight low of 7.7c at 03:32 hours.  Not that many of … Continue reading

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Blue sky looking at me

Bright sunshine welcomes the day and it is certainly is a most pleasant outlook through the window this morning at 08:30 hours. The rain radar images are, however, showing some rain cloud heading towards our patch.  Currently the greater risk … Continue reading

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A brighter affair?

The barometer is now showing a steady reading and, outside , I can see some blue sky with the start of some cirrocumulus cloud (mackerel sky).  Looking around the region on local webcams I can see that in some areas … Continue reading

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Good news for the garden?

Yesterday 6.4mm of rain fell in the Hammerwich area and today, by the time of observations, we have already received another 1mm.  The barometer is showing that the air pressure is now around the 1000mb mark (and continuing to reduce … Continue reading

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Wall to wall

Today sees the day start of with a clear sky and the temperature around 2c (at 06:30 hours).  The good news is that the air pressure is high and is still rising.  For all of you teachers and school children … Continue reading

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Water your hanging baskets.

I hope you all enjoyed yesterday’s sunshine.  If you are on half term holiday or working outside today then you will some more bright spells mixed in with some occasional fragmented cloud.  The chance of any rain today is only … Continue reading

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Autumn sunshine

After some early morning rain the sky is now clearing nicely (08:30 hours) and throughout the day we will have periods of bright sunshine through patchy cloud. The chance of any further rain today is less than 10% so you … Continue reading

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Misty morning.

When you open the curtains this morning you will see that our area is covered with patches of mist.  The good news is that this mist will not last long as the sun will soon burn it away. By mid morning … Continue reading

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Let the sun shine!

The jet stream is now getting firmly established above our area and the only part of the UK to see rain today will be the northern tip of Scotland.  By late evening even this most northern part of the UK … Continue reading

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Happy days.

The jet stream is now beginning to move towards the northern tip of the UK and this is allowing the warmer southern climate to dominate across our area.  As the jet stream is not running directly across our area there will also … Continue reading

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Get out your sun cream!

As promised yesterday turned out sunny in the end and today will follow a similar pattern.  Today, however, we will start off with far less cloud than yesterday and, as the day goes by, this cloud will burn away quicker than yesterday to … Continue reading

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Another bright day?

High air pressure systems continue to maintain in place over our area and, in fact, much of the UK. This is caused by the jet stream riding above the UK and allowing the more southern climate to dominate.  The only … Continue reading

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Back to school weather.

The dry and bright weather will continue today as the school children generally return to continue their studies.  With the new term comes the start of the new sport activities and today will be a fine day for rounders, cricket … Continue reading

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Another fine day ahead?

The jet stream is currently running across the northern parts of the UK.  This is allowing a high pressure system to form across our area but it is also bringing some winds from the NW. In short this means that we … Continue reading

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Brighter weather

A new familiar pattern is now settling in due to the jet stream position.  Like yesterday we will see a couple of days of light clouds and some prolonged brighter spells. This, however, does not mean that we will be … Continue reading

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Autumn gold.

The overnight / early morning rain is now well beyond our area and is moving towards the South coast of the UK.  This will leave us with some clear and bright spells. Cloud cover will be thin or completely fragmented for … Continue reading

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Jet Stream Over Scotland.

Forecast  At the moment the jet stream is currently taking a path across the northern parts of the UK.  This will bring rain to Scotland but for the remainder of us we will remain dry throughout the day.  Our area … Continue reading

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