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First day of summer 2018 (WS7 weather report 1-6-2018)

It is a very mild but misty start to the first day of summer.  The relative humidity is also high making it a bit of a humid start to the day.  The air temperature, at 06:30 hours, was already 15.8c. … Continue reading

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After the storm it is Bower Day (WS7 weather report 28-5-2018)

Yesterday saw very heavy rain falling in the Aldridge, Rushall, Pelsall areas with the flood water, sadly, entering people’s homes. There was, however, a distinct line between the storm and “ordinary rain”.  This line seemed to run around the A5.  … Continue reading

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Late May Holiday Sunday Weather (WS7 weather report 27-5-2018)

After some early morning rain when 6.4mm of precipitation fell in our area we start the day, at 08:00 hours, with some bright sunshine breaking through a thin cloud bed. The radar forecast models show that there is a 65% … Continue reading

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A rumble in the distance (WS7 weather report 19-7-2017)

Once again we see the day start off humid and warm.  The air temperature at approximately 06:30 hours was 17.1c and the relative humidity was 88%. Today our top temperature will be around 25c and overnight it will be around … Continue reading

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A lovely start to the day (WS7 weather report 4-6-2017)

It is a lovely bright start to the day and at 07:58 hours the air temperature was at 12.2c and the sun was shining through a partly cloudy sky. There is, however, a slight change afoot.  A low air pressure … Continue reading

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Barbecue weather? (WS7 weather report 3-6-2017)

Despite some overnight rain the morning starts off brightly with some patchy cloud.  This will remain the picture for much of the day as the overnight rain cloud system moved beyond our area, heading eastward, around 06:00 hours. We will … Continue reading

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Thunderous applause (WS7 weather report 2-6-2017)

It is a mild start to the day and for those of us heading out to work it should be a pleasant start to the day.  The air temperature at 06:30 hours was around 14c. Unlike yesterday, when the air … Continue reading

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Enjoy it whilst it lasts (WS7 weather report 28-5-2017)

It is a bright start to the day but we should not expect the heady top twenty air temperatures have enjoyed over the last few days. Our top temperature today will be around 20c and as the day passes into … Continue reading

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Is that rain? (WS7 weather report 27-5-2017)

Today starts off with some rain showers and with a risk of thunder as a low pressure system pushes across our region from the SW. The first (and most significant risk) will be generally beyond our area by around 09:30 … Continue reading

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Wind from the West.

After a very hot night, when the minimum temperature reached a low of 19.4c, this morning starts off very warm and humid.  The air pressure is also reducing and will settle around the 1004mb mark.  (The surface air pressure was … Continue reading

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Yellow weather warning

Today sees the Met office issue a yellow warning of hazardous weather conditions.  The risk is for some localised heavy, possibly, thundery showers later in the day.  The radar images are suggesting a 60% risk of rain showers in our … Continue reading

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A change from today

Today is going to be a predominantly cloudy day with low, medium and high level cloud present for the majority of the time.  The cloud cover and high air temperature will also make it feel humid.  The warm and sunny … Continue reading

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Last of the hot spell?

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year with a top temperature of 25.2c at 15:28 hours. Today will try to follow suit but may fall just a degree or so short.  I expect today’s top temperature to be around … Continue reading

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Hottest day of the year?

Yesterday’s rain storm was certainly everything that was forecast and, around 10.8mm of rain was deposited in area during the few sharp spells.  On a mid evening journey between home and Pelsall I came across a bit of local flooding … Continue reading

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Was that a round of applause from the sky?

It is going to be a warm today with a high of around 21c although there is a potential sting in the tail or, to be more precise, during the mid afternoon. Because of the high air temperature convection currents will … Continue reading

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A weather conundrum

Today offers some potential interesting options weather wise but the one thing for certain is that it is going to be warm. Today’s warmth will be created by winds deriving from France and Southern Europe.  Our top temperature today will … Continue reading

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A weather word of warning.

Today sees us enjoying another warm t day but it is important that we look beyond our area to understand the full story. To the south of us and, in particular, the SE and S coast of the UK will see temperatures … Continue reading

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Risk of thunder?

Today sees another humid start to the day and there may even some mist about in places.  In parts of Britain (particularly in the South West and parts of Somerset) some periods of heavy rain have been received. The remnants … Continue reading

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Rain!!!!

It will have been hard not to have noticed the early morning rain falling in our area.  If, however, you did sleep through the thunder and rain around 12.4mm of rain has already fallen today with more to come.  The radar images are clearly … Continue reading

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Misty Monday.

This morning there is  plenty of mist lying around our area and in some parts this may even be dense enough to be classed as fog.  The relative humidity is very high (currently at 92%) and, therefore, it will be … Continue reading

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