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Thursday

Light Rain

9°C 48°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 53 km/h 33 mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

8°C 46°F 5°C 41°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph
Saturday

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 7°C 45°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

11°C 52°F 4°C 39°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph
Monday

Light Rain Shower

7°C 45°F 1°C 34°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph

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Sunrise 07:12 Sunset 17:38

Last updated 10:17

Weather forecast details for Thursday 23 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 Thick Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Sunny Intervals Light Rain Heavy Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Light Rain Partly Cloudy Light Rain Shower Clear Sky Clear Sky Light Cloud Clear Sky Partly Cloudy Light Cloud       
Temperature (°C/°F) 6°C 43°F 6°C 43°F 6°C 43°F 7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F       
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Gusts 93 km/h 58 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 89 km/h 55 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 89 km/h 55 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 79 km/h 49 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 69 km/h 43 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 32 km/h 20 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph Westerly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph West North Westerly       
Wind Direction W WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW NW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW W WNW WNW       
Humidity 69% 69% 70% 66% 73% 81% 80% 84% 84% 84% 80% 81% 79% 78% 79% 77% 78% 79%       
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) EEEEVGVGEGEEEVGEEEEEE      
Pressure (Millibars) 988 990 993 995 997 999 1001 1003 1005 1006 1008 1009 1010 1010 1011 1012 1013 1013       

West Midlands

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Severe gales will blow across the Midlands today. The worst of the rain will be first thing in the morning but gales will continue all day. Gusts of 60mph are likely in the cities and valleys, and 80mph on hills.

  • Tonight

    The wind will ease and rain will mostly clear, but there will be a few showers. There is a risk of ice forming on a few higher level country roads.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Shropshire

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    0630 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 23 February at 06:27 Active

    Warning

    Some very strong winds are expected during Thursday in association with Storm Doris.

    Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected widely across the warning area, with the risk of 70 mph on coasts and hills. A small swathe of even stronger winds is likely to develop - most likely across parts of northern England, Wales, the Midlands and later East Anglia. Here a short period of gusts of 70 to 80 mph is likely - please refer to the separate Amber warning.Travel services could be affected including some restrictions on bridges and disruption to ferries. Some damage to trees and buildings is also possible.

    This is an update to the warning to extend the area across the remainder Northern Ireland.

  2. Amber warning of wind

    From:
    0805 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 23 February at 08:00 Active

    Warning

    This warning has been updated to extend the area southwards a little into the London area.

    Some very strong winds are expected on Thursday in association with storm Doris with gusts of 60-70 mph likely, and 70-80 mph on coasts and hills.Whilst the strongest winds look to be only short-lived, damage to structures, interruptions to power supplies and widespread disruption to travel networks are likely, with a danger of injury from flying debris. Trees are also likely to be damaged or blown over.

    Heavy rain is also likely through Thursday as well as some snow over high ground as the system clears eastwards. These may prove additional hazards.The warning has been updated to extend the at-risk area southwards.

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 10:00, Thursday 23 February

Heavy Rain

7°C 45°F

Wind Speed 60 km/h 37 mph Westerly

Humidity: 83%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 984mb, Falling

Observation station: Shawbury

(Lat: 52.8 | Lon: -2.667)

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