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Tag Archives: winds
Snowstorm to affect Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic US states
A potentially record-breaking ‘nor’easter’ snow storm is expected to move towards Washington D.C. and Mid-Atlantic States in the next few days. This is the first big storm of the winter and will be accompanied by very strong and chilling winds, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged blizzards, Mid-Atlantic, northeast US, severe weather, US National Weather Service, US snow storm, winds 6 Comments
Brief cold snap this weekend
It will turn cold as we head into the weekend, courtesy of an arctic maritime airmass spreading across the country from the north. Yellow ‘be aware’ National Severe Weather Warnings have been issued for a risk of impacts as a … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged forecast, frost, gales, ice, Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, sleet, snow, weather, weekend, winds 1 Comment
First hurricane for Florida since Wilma ten years ago
Tropical Storm Erika was around 390 nautical miles east of Antigua on Wednesday morning and is moving west at around 18mph. The storm is expected to track close to Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles on Thursday and then towards … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, heavy rain, hurricane, tropical storm, tropical storm Erika, wet, wind, winds 3 Comments
Saturday’s squally weather and reports of tornadoes
On Saturday we saw a number of heavy rain showers group together in what’s known as a ‘squall line’ – a narrow band of thunderstorms, intense rain, hail, and frequent lightning accompanied by brief but very strong gusts of wind … Continue reading
Updated Wind and Rainfall totals for 18th to 19th December
As forecast there were severe gales and heavy rain overnight. See the tables below for the strongest low level gusts and the largest rain totals across the UK. We are expecting more stormy weather over the coming days, with spells … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office, National Severe Weather Warning Service, rain, rainfall, severe gales, Storm, weather, weather warning, wind, winds Comments Off on Updated Wind and Rainfall totals for 18th to 19th December
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