Wednesday, December 12, 2018

What I'm Watching

What I'm Watching

looks like a major disruption of the Polar Vortex could be on it’s way.

Followers will remember that I talked about a Sudden Stratospheric Warming of the Polar Vortex last  February and we know what the outcome was in March very cold and snowy conditions. The Polar vortex is a very large area of cold air above the Poles. It grows in size during late Autumn and winter...

Watching Thursday for a chance of some snow.

At the moment I am watching for the risk of snow for in our area during Thursday. Cold air will be moving in to the UK from the East and warmer moist air will be moving in from the West during Thursday. There is brings a risk of snow for a time through the...

GEFS believes it will be going cold during the 2nd week of December.

The GEFS is going for a cold period starting from around the 7th of this month onward's. It looks like it will be remaining mild but quite wet for the first week of December. The GEFS then thinks the temperature will fall away cold maybe with some wintry weather around the middle of the month. The GEFS model gives some indication...

Some wet and windy weather is on it’s way.

We have some wet and windy weather on the way over the next couple of days. At the moment the wind is coming from an easterly direction and over the next few hours we will start to see a shift in the wind direction and it will becoming from a more southerly direction. The wind speed will start to increase during...

Update on the colder weather next week.

Earlier this week I indicated a change in our weather is on it's way next week with the arrival of some cold temperatures. I have started to read articles that the beast from the East will be returning bringing heavy disruptive snow starting next week Now what I do know, yes it will be turning colder and the wind will becoming...

A colder feel to end the month.

This week is set to become very mild, come Friday With a southerly wind direction I would expect to see our temperatures reaching 15 c. This would be around 5 degrees above average. The high pressure will continue to build and move it's centred positon sitting over the top of Scandinavia. This will then bring in a more easterly wind...

Watching Friday 9th November for the arrival of stormy conditions.

A deep low pressure system is moving toward's the UK and the effects will be felt during Friday. We could see wind speeds gusting between 40 to 50 mph that's force 8 to 9. Rain will move into the area late afternoon lasting well into the evening and night. The main area's for the strongest winds will be Ireland and the...

Mild and wet for first half of November.

I thought we would have a quick look at the outlook for the first half of November. If you were after snow this is not the read for you. Maybe after the cold end to October and already some frosty mornings and even a brief spell of a little wintry precipitation you would be expecting some snow and especially...

Dropping cold to end the month and the start of November.

Temperatures are set to drop cold to end the month and continues cold into the start of November. Winds will turn and come down from the north to bring colder temperatures than you would expect to end the month of October and lasts into beginning of November. This GEFS graph shows the temperatures will drop and falls well below the average...

What do I see regarding next weekends forecast of snow for next weekend.

I am getting a lot of messages asking about heavy snowfall at the end of the month. There are a lot of alarming reports and images of heavy snowfall for next weekend. I know some sources do write this stuff and also i am seeing some people writing this stuff too who should know better. I have been watching this period...