March and April Phenological madness

I have recently updated my natural events calendar to reflect all the activity since Mid March. So where are we now? Unseasonably warm temperatures and a continuing drought have dominated the UK weather headlines from the past couple of weeks. The drought area recently increased in size to cover a larger area of the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, snow... Continue Reading →

Wild Week Ahead for the United Kingdom

A weather related post again from me. Here's the latest advice for the upcoming working week, from those in the know, in the world of meteorology. Wild Week Ahead - Latest Weather News - Enough said and confidence is very high as its been on the weather forecasts since Friday Night. Tony Powell

Severe Weather Incoming for Scotland in particular

The unseasonal autumn weather has left me feeling miserable, desperately waiting for some active weather and on top of that, I now have a cold. Looking back at autumn, here are the official UK statistics - UK has a warm autumn - Met Office So, as we are now moving into meteorological winter, what is on the cards? Interestingly, the weather is... Continue Reading →

Will it snow? What! in the UK in November?

Tonight's BBC2 program Will it snow? attempts to enlighten us, as to whether this winter will bring us snowflakes, or just plain ole rain and drizzle. For those more technically minded, the latest 12z GFS (that's an US based weather model) ensembles output suggests zilch likelihood for my patch. Basically, I would simply use these plots to look for trends... Continue Reading →

Rumbles in the night.

Here in the United Kingdom of late, Autumn seems to like to imitate Summer and once again, overnight, proved no exception in this regard. To add to our October 26th Thunder day, we can now add November 4th. Four or Five rumbles awoke me from my slumber during the early hours, albeit, I had my curtains pulled and the windows slightly... Continue Reading →

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