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Saturday

Heavy Rain

12°C 54°F 3°C 37°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 48 km/h 30 mph
Sunday

Light Rain Shower

9°C 48°F 5°C 41°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph
Monday

Heavy Rain

9°C 48°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 43 km/h 27 mph
Tuesday

Sleet

7°C 45°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph
Wednesday

Light Cloud

9°C 48°F 4°C 39°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph

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Sunrise 07:40 Sunset 17:10

Last updated 08:08

Weather forecast details for Saturday 6 February. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Rain Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Clear Sky Clear Sky Clear Sky Light Rain Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Light Rain       
Temperature (°C/°F) 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 9°C 48°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F       
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Gusts 85 km/h 53 mph South South Westerly Wind Gusts 87 km/h 54 mph Southerly Wind Gusts 85 km/h 53 mph Southerly Wind Gusts 85 km/h 53 mph Southerly Wind Gusts 84 km/h 52 mph Southerly Wind Gusts 80 km/h 50 mph Southerly Wind Gusts 71 km/h 44 mph South South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South Westerly       
Wind Direction SSW S S S S S SSW WSW SW SW SW SW SW SW WSW SW SW SW       
Humidity 87% 88% 89% 89% 89% 89% 90% 89% 88% 85% 85% 82% 82% 83% 85% 86% 86% 85%       
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) MMMMMMMMVGEEEEEVGEEVG      
Pressure (Millibars) 994 992 990 988 987 985 984 986 986 987 988 989 989 990 991 991 991 992       

South West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A very unsettled day with frequent outbreaks of persistent, occasionally heavy rain which may cause some flooding. Strong winds are also expected, with gales or severe gales, particularly over high ground and on southern coasts.

  • Tonight

    Rain will gradually clear away to the east, and there will be occasional clear spells, although some light showers will continue. Gales easing, but winds still remaining fairly strong.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Somerset

  1. Yellow warning of rain

    From:
    0600 on Sat 6 February
    To:
    2200 on Sat 6 February
    Updated 5 February at 10:41 Active

    Warning

    A spell of persistent rain, heavy at times, accompanied by windy conditions, is expected to affect parts of southern and southwestern England and parts of south Wales from the early hours of Saturday onwards into Saturday late afternoon or evening.

    20-30 mm of rain is expected quite widely across the warning area with 50-70 mm on south-facing slopes. Higher ground in southern parts of Devon and Somerset are likely to see the highest totals with locally in excess of 80 mm possible over parts of Dartmoor. In addition, southerly gales or severe gales are expected with gusts of 40-50 mph inland and locally 65 mph over higher ground and south-facing coasts.As this rain will be falling on near-saturated ground, please be aware of the risk of localised flooding and perhaps some disruption to travel.

  2. Amber warning of rain

    From:
    0900 on Sat 6 February
    To:
    1800 on Sat 6 February
    Updated 6 February at 07:11 Active

    Warning

    A spell of persistent and often heavy rain, accompanied by windy conditions, is expected to affect parts of southwest England through today.

    As this rain will be falling on near saturated ground, please be prepared for the risk of localised flooding and some disruption to travel.

  3. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    1100 on Sat 6 February
    To:
    2345 on Sat 6 February
    Updated 6 February at 08:44 Active

    Warning

    Southerly winds with strengthen this morning across southern and then many eastern and central parts of England with gales developing, which are likely to be severe at times along English Channel coasts. Winds should steadily decrease from the west this evening.

    Please be aware of possible disruption to travel.

  4. Yellow early warning of wind

    From:
    0300 on Mon 8 February
    To:
    1800 on Mon 8 February
    Updated 6 February at 09:42

    Alert

    An area of very strong winds is likely across parts of southwest and southern England, in particular the coasts of Cornwall, as well as south Wales on Monday morning before winds gradually ease during the afternoon and evening.

    Gusts of 60-70 mph are possible, particularly in association with heavy showers running across the area, with 80 mph gusts possible in exposed coastal districts. Some very large waves are also likely along the north coast of Cornwall in particular.Please be aware of the potential for disruption to travel as well as localised damage to structures and interruption of power supplies.

    This is an update to the alert issued on Friday to broaden the area affected by the strong winds into south Wales, the Bristol Channel and further along the south coast. This also moves into the medium impact column.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observations

Observed at 11:00, Saturday 6 February

Light Rain

11°C 52°F

Wind Speed 51 km/h 32 mph Southerly

Humidity: 92%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 995mb, Falling

Observation station: Yeovilton

(Lat: 51 | Lon: -2.633)

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