Scratchbox - December 09, 2019
Issued: 17:26hrs Sunday 08th December 2019
Claire: The strongest winds through the second part of the night (early Monday morning) will be focussed over Wales and southwest England where gusts could reach up to 70mph for some inland areas.
Issued: 13:17hrs Sunday 08th December 2019
Claire: Winds at near gale force (Force 7) for many western areas now. Increasing further through this afternoon and evening. Selected peak gusts so far include 71mph at Ballypatrick, 67mph at Islay and Mace Head, 65mph at Glen Ogle, 62mph at Valentia and 60mph at Dinner Camp, Shannon and Bingley.
Issued: 08:26hrs Sunday 08th December 2019
Claire: Sunny spells with heavy, blustery showers for many today. Showers heaviest and most frequent to the west and they may be thundery with hail at times. Rain developing over Ireland later. Very windy.
Issued: 17:01hrs Saturday 07th December 2019
Claire: Winds picking up already to the west and rising further through the night. Gusts of 47mph recorded at Belmullet, 45mph at Aberdaron, 42mph at Mace Head and Malin Head and 39mph on the Isle of Man.
Issued: 14:23hrs Saturday 07th December 2019
Claire: Pressure is falling now across the UK and Ireland as a deep cyclone approaches the northwest. Tendency for pressure to fall will continue through the next 24 hours or so as the centre of the low passes eastward to the north of the UK tomorrow.
Issued: 17:03hrs Friday 06th December 2019
Claire: Rain easing for most overnight though some showers persist over northern and western areas. Winds will generally ease overnight and temperatures are expected to stay above freezing for most.
Issued: 12:13hrs Friday 06th December 2019
Claire: Sustained winds near gale force to the south of Ireland & through the English Channel today. Peak gusts so far of 47mph for the Isle of Portland, 45mph at Sherkin, 44mph at St Catherine's Point & 43mph at both Plymouth & Langdon Bay. Winds staying at this strength through the Channel until this evening.
Issued: 07:57hrs Friday 06th December 2019
Claire: Outbreaks of rain gradually clear to the southeast throughout the day with brighter conditions and some showers following to the west later.
Issued: 16:38hrs Thursday 05th December 2019
Claire: Showery outbreaks of rain spreading southeast overnight into Friday morning. Winds generally easing for northern areas, staying breezy to the south.
Issued: 13:52hrs Thursday 05th December 2019
Claire: Winds starting to ease now for northern parts of the UK but continuing to rise for Ireland and western parts of the UK. Selected peak gusts so far today include 54mph at Aberdaron, 53mph at Ballypatrick, 52mph at Malin Head and 49mph at Belmullet.
Issued: 08:05hrs Thursday 05th December 2019
Claire: Outbreaks of rain spread from the west across many areas today. Very wet for western parts of Scotland. Probably staying dry for south Wales and much of central and southern England. Windy for most.