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  1. Fine weather and sunshine on Saturday

    Wednesday 20 August 2014, 15:02

    Derek Brockway's August Bank Holiday weather forecast.

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  2. Staying on the cool side for the next few days

    Monday 18 August 2014, 14:59

    Derek Brockway's weather forecast on Monday 18 August 2014.

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  3. Off the rails: August's topsy-turvy weather

    Friday 15 August 2014, 15:06

    It's fair to say the weather's gone off the rails this month since the arrival of ex-hurricane Bertha last weekend.

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  4. Halos, double rainbows, supermoons and meteors

    Wednesday 13 August 2014, 15:23

    Derek Brockway explains some of the recent phenomena in our skies, including sun halos, double rainbows, the supermoon and Perseid meteor shower.

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  5. Towering clouds, heavy showers and a risk of hail and thunder

    Monday 11 August 2014, 15:29

    In my last post I mentioned the uncertainty and difficulty in predicting the track that ex-hurricane Bertha would take over the weekend. We weren't 100% sure even on Friday but in the end Bertha did affect Wales, bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds.

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  6. Ex-hurricane Bertha: A real headache for forecasters

    Friday 8 August 2014, 13:59

    Derek Brockway's weekend weather forecast for Friday 8 August 2014. 

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  7. Bright and breezy with a mixture of sunny spells and showers

    Wednesday 6 August 2014, 15:32

    It's a dry, bright and breezy afternoon at the Eisteddfod in Llanelli - a welcome relief after last night's downpour.

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  8. Ex-tropical storm Bertha moves in from the Atlantic

    Tuesday 5 August 2014, 14:05

    Derek Brockway's weather forecast for Tuesday 5 August 2014.

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  9. The outlook from the 2014 National Eisteddfod of Wales

    Monday 4 August 2014, 12:36

    I am at the Eisteddfod in Llanelli this week and it looks like suncream and a waterproof will come in handy.

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  10. Low pressure brings a cooler and wetter spell of weather

    Thursday 31 July 2014, 16:19

    The last eight months, December to July, have been warmer than average but it's all change for the start of August. Low pressure is heading our way bringing a cooler and wetter spell of weather; some heavy rain and showers, especially in north and west Wales with a Met Office warning in force on Saturday...

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  11. All change! Wet and unsettled weather on the way

    Wednesday 30 July 2014, 15:03

    This summer so far has been a little bit mixed. We've had some rain, heavy showers and a few thunderstorms but we've also had a fair amount of dry weather, plenty of sunshine and some high temperatures as well - exceeding 29°C in Porthmadog.

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  12. Dry weather continues

    Monday 28 July 2014, 15:37

    Porthmadog in Gwynedd recorded 29°C three days in a row last week but we've seen the last of the hot and humid weather for a while. Temperatures this week will be closer to the seasonal average or above, warmest in the southeast and it will feel fresher and less humid than recently and more comfortable...

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  13. The hottest day of the year so far?

    Wednesday 23 July 2014, 14:25

    It's a big day at the Royal Welsh Show today, it's Welsh Cobs day, which always draws a big crowd.

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  14. The outlook from the Royal Welsh Show

    Monday 21 July 2014, 13:21

    I've been travelling the length and breadth of the country recently filming for the new series of Weatherman Walking. So far I've been to Newport, Pontypridd, Bala and Prestatyn where Mike Peters from the band The Alarm showed me around his local area.

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  15. Heavy showers and a risk of thunderstorms ahead

    Wednesday 25 June 2014, 15:19

    We've had a good dose of fine and warm weather and sunshine this month, but a trough of low pressure over the Atlantic is heading our way. This will bring a spell of rain reaching the south and south-west late tomorrow afternoon and then moving northwards during the evening and overnight.

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  16. More dry weather, but rainfall on its way

    Monday 23 June 2014, 15:17

    Derek Brockway's weather blog for Monday 23 June.

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  17. A dry weekend ahead thanks to high pressure

    Wednesday 18 June 2014, 15:01

    Porthmadog in Gwynedd was the warmest place in Wales yesterday with a high of 24.1°C and Aberporth in Ceredigion enjoyed over 15 hours of sunshine.

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  18. Sunny spells and light winds

    Monday 16 June 2014, 15:35

    The Gower Walking Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and I did a short walk through Bishop's Wood Nature Reserve near Caswell Bay on Saturday. The weather was cloudy but it stayed dry, warm and humid with a top temperature of 23°C.

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  19. Not all plain sailing for the weekend

    Thursday 12 June 2014, 15:32

    Derek Brockway's weather blog for Thursday 12 June 2014

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  20. Looking forward to a brighter weekend

    Tuesday 10 June 2014, 15:41

    The weather has been very up and down so far this month. There's been some lovely sunshine but it's been wet at times with heavy showers, thunderstorms and hail.

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