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5 Week Ahead Weather Things To Know

The final full week of February is upon us (where's this year going to already!?), and that means the countdown is on towards the first month of spring. Late February and early March can, however, still produce some late winter weather and that is certainly likely to be the case

Dry End to Winter

The winter as a whole has been quite dry. As usual mind, there have also been some regional variations, and parts of the British Isles certainly had a wet January. However, despite some of the uncertainties over the forecast over the next week, what does have relatively high confidence is

ECMWF 46-day Update through early April

Whilst the operational models are as useful as a chocolate teapot right now, the longer ranges are a little more consistent. The latest ECMWF 46-day forecast is looking cold. Here are the details ... 23rd February to 1st March Large anticyclone north of the UK or over Scandinavia (see chart below). Lower pressure to

5 Weekend Weather Things to Know

I'll give it a go are your 5 Weather Weekend Things to Know ... 1. Plenty of cloud around Saturday as a way front tracks east. 2. Rain Saturday morning in the Midlands, central southern and northern England, tending to ease to the east through the afternoon. 3. Drier to the west

Spring & Summer 2018 – Early Guidance

+++ THIS FORECAST IS FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS ONLY AND MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR COPIED IN ANY WAY WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION. +++   SPRING & SUMMER 2018 - EARLY GUIDANCE ====================================== Issued: Thursday 15th February 2018 Contact: ** Note Meteorological spring refers to the period 1st March to 31st May, meteorological summer refers to 1st

ECMWF 46-day shows cold start to spring

That stratospheric warming event is really causing problems for the models, but I'm pleased to say things are looking a little more reliable now. Here's what the latest ECMWF 46-day outlook is suggesting. remember, this isn't our official forecast and we always change things as you know, but it looks a

The indices saw winter and said ‘here you go!’

Take a look at these beauties! Firstly I should say that just because the various indices we use suggest that winter is about to hit hard, it doesn't necessarily mean that the weather will become as cold as it could. That's because it's critically dependent on exactly what direction the wind is,