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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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Garden festival weather (WS7 weather report 20-5-2017)

Today sees the first day of the Lichfield Home and Garden Festival and, no doubt, the event will attract many visitors to the city.  The question is when will be the best time to visit? My answer is anytime if … Continue reading

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Flash floods

Yesterday I wrote in this blog just how localised the rain showers would be and how difficult it was to predict where they would manifest themselves.   Only 2-3 miles to the south of us there was disruption due to the … Continue reading

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Make the most of the fine weather

It has been very mild overnight with the lowest temperature being 15.8c at 05:14 hours earlier this morning. As the day progresses the air temperature will warm up to a top of around 23-24c but, at times, it will feel … Continue reading

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Another bright start

It is another bright start to a day and the air pressure is relatively stable.  The jet stream however is pushing down the western coast of the UK and this will help create some cloud and increase the risk of … Continue reading

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Morning sunshine

After some early morning rain the sky, at 08:00 hours, is only partly cloudy and this is allowing plenty of bright sunshine through to welcome the day.  The relative humidity is, at the time of observations, falling slowly which indicates … Continue reading

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Thunder alarm clock

Many in our region will have been woken up this morning by the sound of thunder.  This is caused by the jet stream bringing warm air up from the south and allowing it to mix with the cool air from … Continue reading

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Bower day weather.

Today sees the arrival of the annual Lichfield Bower and can I immediately wish it every success. The radar images are currently showing a band of rain slightly to the east of us at the moment (08:30 hours).  The edges … Continue reading

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Air pressure hints at a brighter future

This morning we have already received around 3mm of rain and the radar images are showing that there are more small rain cloud systems heading our way. The systems are currently over the North Wales / Merseyside area. The next system … Continue reading

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Is there more rain today?

The radar images are clearly showing more showers in our area today.  Currently (08:30 hours) the radar images are showing that there is a band of rain lying across Wales and this system will bring us more showers around 09:30-10:00 … Continue reading

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Get the covers ready.

The jet stream is now running across the UK from a general W to E direction.  This will be bringing us some regular spells of sunshine and showers until later in the week when the jet stream begins to move … Continue reading

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SW wind picking up speed

The radar images currently show some narrow bands of rain clouds moving across our area and we can expect to see further showers today.  In particular we can expect further rain during this morning’s drive time and around 21:00 hours … Continue reading

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Red sky this morning

There was a red sky early this morning which shows that there is some moisture in the atmosphere.  This fact is confirmed by the relative humidity reading of nearly 90%.  The radar images show that we are (this morning at … Continue reading

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Meteor weather watch

Similarly to yesterday the jet stream is maintaining a position that is running across the UK.  The jet stream today is , however, pushing colder air from the NW into the country and this will bring some rain to the … Continue reading

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Breezy day.

After some early morning rain (around 0.4mm) we are now seeing (08:15 hours) some bright and sunny spells which are breaking through a thin band of cloud.  This will be the picture for much of the day, however, there is a … Continue reading

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After the heat of yesterday.

Yesterday turned out to be a very warm day with a recorded top temperature of over 31c here in Hammerwich.  Today’s top temperature will not reach such dizzy heights, however, we will still the thermometer reach around 23c.  Last night was very warm … Continue reading

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Low pressure again.

Once again a complex low pressure system is sitting above our area and, like yesterday, we can expect some changeable weather. First thing this morning we can expect to see some bright spells with some good periods of bright sunshine.  … Continue reading

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Low pressure again.

A complex low pressure system continues to dominate over our area and this, once again, means that we will have a mixed bag of weather. This morning in particular (but also throughout) the day we will see some bright spells breaking through … Continue reading

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Sunshine and showers.

A complex low air pressure system is centred on our area and this means that we are likely to feel a steady breeze throughout the day and also see some rain showers falling.  But there is some good news too….. During early … Continue reading

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