The latest runs of the GFS are hinting at a Sudden Stratospheric Warming event occurring through the early days of February. The chart below shows forecast temperatures at the 10hPa level on Tuesday 28th January at 06.00 hours GMT. The following chart shows the same parameter one week later on
Today (Saturday) marks 30 years since the Burns Day Storm of 1990. The storm is one of the most damaging to impact the UK and remains one of the costliest to the insurance industry too.
The storm developed over the Atlantic from a cold front, making its way towards Ireland and
1 - High pressure slides off to the southeast through the weekend to be replaced by lower pressure and a westerly flow.
2 - Mildest to the southeast where temperatures should still reach double-digits on both days.
3 - Becoming colder for Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland on Sunday.
4 - Increasingly breezy