Tag Archives: sleet

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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Not a great day for Christmas shopping (WS7 weather report 15-12-2018)

At the time of my observations (07:30 hours) the air pressure was falling rapidly and the air temperature was a mere 0.7c.  A  look at the synoptic charts and rain radar images did not bring much cheer either. The charts … Continue reading

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It’s snowing! (WS7 weather report 21-1-2018)

With snow / sleet steadily falling at 09:00 hours you may be surprised to hear that this cold weather is actually a sign of better things to come – but it is. Firstly, we will have to deal with a … Continue reading

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Miserable start to the weekend. (WS7 weather report 20-1-2018)

It is a cool and very overcast start to the day with the air temperature, at approximately 08:00 hours, only just above 2c. The rain radar images showed that, at the time of observation, our area was sitting in area … Continue reading

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Today and the outlook for the weekend. (WS7 weather report 19-1-2018)

It is a cold start to the day with some light grass frost and possibly icy patches around.  The air temperature was only 0.5c at 06:41 hours and, therefore, you will need to wrap up warm when you step outside … Continue reading

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A last risk of snow? (WS7 weather report 16-12-2017)

It is another cool start to the day with the air temperature at 07:30 hours a mere 0.9c.  In contrast the year before (at 06:35 hours) the air temperature was already at 8.5c.  We will not see the thermometer reach … Continue reading

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Brrr, that feels chilly. (WS7 weather report 15-12-2017)

It is a cold start to the day with a steady NW breeze adding further wind chill to the equation.  The air temperature at 06:30 hours was only 1.3c but with the wind it felt more like -3c. We received … Continue reading

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Last of the snow in this spell? (WS7 weather report 14-12-2017)

After the beginning of the thaw and last night’s sleet and snow shower, the paths and possibly some side roads have been left a little wet and possibly icy.  Great care should be taken when stepping out this morning. During … Continue reading

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The big thaw (WS7 weather report 13-12-2017)

The big thaw has begun, however, we should not be too complacent when walking or driving on untreated roads or paths as they could still be very slippery. It will be a partly cloudy day and the radar images are … Continue reading

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Our first snow (WS7 weather report 25-11-2017)

This morning we wake to a slight covering of our first snow of this winter.  Whilst the snow (which has mainly fallen as sleet) will not cause any disruption care should be taken when walking and riding on untreated paths … Continue reading

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WS7weather report 12-2-2017

It isn’t the brightest start to the day with dense medium and high level cloud dominating proceedings – but will it improve? The bad news is that thick cloud will remain for the majority of the day and will, sadly, … Continue reading

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Another wet start to the day? (WS7weather report 16-1-2017)

It is another early morning of light rain as we, once again, sit on the western edge of a large rain cloud system that is moving down the UK.  The further east you travel today the more likely you are … Continue reading

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Today’s weather and the outlook for next weekend (WS7weather report 15-1-2017)

Light rain greets the day and by 09:00 hours over 4mm of rain had fallen in Hammerwich. The radar images show that we are on the western edge of a rain system that is gradually moving down the UK.  This … Continue reading

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Another snowy start to the day (WS7weather report 14-1-2017)

It is another”white” start to the day as some very light snow fell in our area in the early hours. This morning will see further light occasional sleet and rain showers fall in our area until late mid morning.  This … Continue reading

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Well it snowed but is there any more on the way? (WS7weather report 13-1-2017)

As we discussed in yesterday’s blog some light snow did fall in our area late last night and during the early hours of today but there was not a significant enough deposit to cause any major disruption.  Care, however, should … Continue reading

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Is that snow? (WS7weather report 12-1-2017)

After yesterday’s breezy start to the day today almost seems like a mild and calm start – but there is change afoot. The radar images are clearly showing some rain carrying clouds will reach our area during the commute to … Continue reading

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Mother’s day Weather 2016

It is a cool start to the day with the air temperature just below 2c at the time of observations.  The radar images are showing that there is some sleet to the north of our area and we have a 55% … Continue reading

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More Winter than Spring.

Today starts off overcast and with just a few localised showers.  Sadly, that is the way the day will progress I am afraid.  Today will definitely have a more Winter than Spring feel about it. The radar images are showing … Continue reading

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Will it snow today?

As you step outside today you will certainly notice how cool it is compared to yesterday at the same time.  The thermometer at approximately o6:30 hours is hovering around 2c and with a light NE breeze blowing this feels more … Continue reading

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Chance of snow?

As we wake up this morning there is a generous covering of frost on the tops of cars and on the grass.  Care needs to be taken on untreated roads and paths. Last night’s overnight temperature fell to the current … Continue reading

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