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29 April 2021 weather, air quality and pollutant report for Hammerwich, Burntwood, Brownhills, Lichfield and Walsall areas.

It will be a generally dry but cloudy commute to work or school today but rain showers will become a 60% threat around 09:15 to 13:00 hours. Localised outbreaks of rain will also be possible this afternoon although the threat … Continue reading

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Rosie’s Warm Boots (WS7 weather report 17-9-2017)

The first real sign of Autumn was on display yesterday when my daughter, Rosie, put on her warm boots for the first time since winter.  Along with dewy morning a sight of the warm boots are a harbinger of Autumn! … Continue reading

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What happened to the indian summer? (WS7 weather report 16-9-2017)

There is a distinctly chilly feel to the air this morning and we are certainly getting an early taste of Autumn rather than an Indian summer. We have already seen some early morning rain fall in our area (around 1mm) … Continue reading

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Red sky this morning (WS7 weather report 15-9-2017)

There was a lovely red sky greeting me as I made my observations this morning. Folklore would tell you that this was a warning that rain was probably on its way. In this instance the folklore is 65% certain to … Continue reading

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More rain? (WS7 weather report 14-9-2017)

Overnight saw more rain fall in our area and this latest deposit increased the monthly total to 35.8mm. The radar images for the this morning, in particular, show that the further south you are in our area the larger the … Continue reading

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And that was Aileen (WS7 weather report 13-9-2017)

Storm Aileen has now passed through our area although the eye of the storm was generally centred to the north of our area.  For us it was no more than a stiff breeze and some moderate to heavy rain. The … Continue reading

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Met Office issue a warning (WS7 weather report 12-9-2017)

Today starts off cool but mild with some hazy sunshine breaking through thin clouds.  At the time of my observations the barometer is also showing that there is a slow increase.  All of these early observations looks very promising but … Continue reading

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Air pressure low (WS7 weather report 11-9-2017)

It is a breezy start to the day and the barometer was reading a lowly but steady 985.7mb at th time of my observations..  This information does not suggest that there is going to be any immediate improvement in the … Continue reading

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Averaging 1.6mm of rain per day (WS7 weather report 10-9-2017)

It is a cloudy and dull start to the day and the outlook during the daylight hours does not bring any great news of improvement. The synoptic charts are showing that the already low air pressure will continue to reduce … Continue reading

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Canal Festival Weather (WS7 weather report 9-9-2017)

It was a bright start to the day when I made my observations at 08:30 hours but, ominously, the barometer reading was below 10oomb which suggests that unsettled weather could still be on its way. This assumption was confirmed by … Continue reading

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Commuter rain (WS7 weather report 8-9-2017)

Overnight / early this morning 2.6mm of rain had fallen in our area before 06:00 hours and we still have the risk of more showers up until mid / late afternoon.  The risk of further rain today is at least … Continue reading

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Low pressure establishing itself (WS7 weather report 7-9-2017)

It is an overcast start to the day and the surface air pressure (at approximately 06:30 hours) was reducing slowly.  At 06:30 hours the barometer reading was nearly 1015mb. By 00:00 hours we can expect a low pressure system to … Continue reading

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Best of the week? (WS7 weather report 6-9-2017)

Yesterday saw 10.6mm of rain fall in our area but today looks like a much more promising day. The air pressure will remain high and will even increase slightly towards 1021mb from the 1016mb position I recorded at the time … Continue reading

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Back to school weather (WS7 weather report 5-9-2017)

As the pupils begin to return to school for the autumn term the weather could help make the journey a little depressing (as if, for some, returning to school after the six weeks holiday isn’t depressing enough). Heavy cloud and … Continue reading

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A dense layer of cloud (WS7 weather report 4-9-2017)

It is a very overcast start to the day and the satellite images suggest that, during the daylight hours, we can expect to see a general cloud covering in our area. The cloud cover will be at its most dense … Continue reading

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You might need your hat (WS7 weather report 3-9-2017)

Today starts off with some high level cloud and the rain radar images confirm (as we discussed yesterday) that a large band of rain will be moving West to East across the UK – but will it reach our area? … Continue reading

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Bright and fresh (WS7 weather report 2-9-2017)

The morning started off with thin high level cloud, some brighter spells and with a freshness to the breeze that is refreshing to breathe in. The good news is that the day will continue along this theme. As the day … Continue reading

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A new month – pleasantly gentle (WS7 weather report 1-9-2017)

It is a new month, the first of the meteorological autumn, and the weather will have a pleasantly gentle theme to it. This morning sees the sun rise into a thin layer of cloud which will allow some bright spells … Continue reading

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End of the Met Summer (WS7 weather report 31-8-2017)

Although there are another three weeks to go before the equinox (the event that will mark the end of the astronomical summer and the beginning of the autumn) today sees the last day of the meteorological summer.  The Met Office … Continue reading

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Grey and featureless (WS7 weather report 30-8-2017)

As we rapidly head towards the end of the meteorological summer the weather seems to be testing out some of its autumnal features with today’s “trial” starting off with a grey featureless sky. We can expect some light rain / … Continue reading

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