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Offline Gavin D  
#821 Posted : 30 September 2019 08:41:09(UTC)
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Met office contingency planners 

September update

October to December

Temperature summary

For October and October-November-December as a whole, above-average temperatures are more likely than below-average temperatures. Overall, the probability that the UK-average temperature for October-November-December will fall into the coldest of our five categories is around 10% and the probability that it will fall into the warmest of our five categories is around 45% (the 1981-2010 probability for each of these categories is 20%).

Full forecast: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/binaries/content/assets/metofficegovuk/pdf/business/public-sector/civil-contingency/forecast-temp-ond-v1.pdf

Precipitation summary

For October, above-average precipitation is slightly more likely than below-average precipitation. For October-November-December as a whole, above-average precipitation is more likely than below-average precipitation. The probability that UK-average precipitation for October-November-December will fall into the driest of our five categories is around 20% and the probability that it will fall into the wettest of our five categories is between 25% and 30% (the 1981-2010 probability for each of these categories is 20%)

Full forecast: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/binaries/content/assets/metofficegovuk/pdf/business/public-sector/civil-contingency/forecast-precip-ond-v1.pdf

Offline Gavin D  
#822 Posted : 30 September 2019 10:27:13(UTC)
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Met Eireann believes Thursday will be a 'danger period' as it tracks Hurricane Lorenzo

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Met Eireann has said it is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Lorenzo. The forecaster said Thursday looks like it will be a "danger period" as the storm moves along the North Atlantic, but added it will have a better idea in the next 24 hours. It is expected to recede to a tropical storm by the time it reaches the vicinity of Ireland. However, Met Eireann's Deirdre Lowe said even if Lorenzo does not make landfall, it could still bring stormy conditions.

Ms Lowe said: "It could be a problem for Ireland on Thursday alright. "It's predicted to track to the west of Ireland, so it's not predicted to make landfall - but it still brings the risk of severe winds, possibly stormy conditions and very high seas. "That track may change, so we are keeping a close eye on it." The forecaster said they will be able to better make decisions and issue any relevant warning once various computer forecasts become consistent.

 

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/met-eireann-believes-thursday-will-be-a-danger-period-as-it-tracks-hurricane-lorenzo-953881.html

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#823 Posted : 30 September 2019 12:21:17(UTC)
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Saturday 5 Oct - Monday 14 Oct

Into the weekend it is likely that unsettled, wet and windy weather will continue to dominate, especially in the north and west with the risk of coastal gales. The best of any drier short-lived interludes will be most likely towards the southeast of the UK. During the following week and beyond, the unsettled weather may begin to become more generally confined to the north and west of the UK, with occasional spells of drier and brighter weather, particularly in the south and east. Temperatures are likely to vary around average, although some cold nights are possible under any clear skies.This may also bring an increased risk of mist and fog overnight and into the mornings.

Tuesday 15 Oct - Tuesday 29 Oct

Confidence in the forecast is low throughout this period. Unsettled conditions are likely in the north and west at first, although we may see some periods of fine and dry weather developing particularly in the south and southeast, which may bring some brighter days, but with an increasing risk of overnight fog and perhaps some frost. However, it is likely that northern and western parts of the country will continue to see more in the way of rain and strong winds at times. Temperatures are likely to be close to the average, but with settled weather, some warmer days and colder nights are likely.

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

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#824 Posted : 30 September 2019 20:54:26(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gavin D Go to Quoted Post

Met Eireann believes Thursday will be a 'danger period' as it tracks Hurricane Lorenzo

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Met Eireann has said it is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Lorenzo. The forecaster said Thursday looks like it will be a "danger period" as the storm moves along the North Atlantic, but added it will have a better idea in the next 24 hours. It is expected to recede to a tropical storm by the time it reaches the vicinity of Ireland. However, Met Eireann's Deirdre Lowe said even if Lorenzo does not make landfall, it could still bring stormy conditions.

Ms Lowe said: "It could be a problem for Ireland on Thursday alright. "It's predicted to track to the west of Ireland, so it's not predicted to make landfall - but it still brings the risk of severe winds, possibly stormy conditions and very high seas. "That track may change, so we are keeping a close eye on it." The forecaster said they will be able to better make decisions and issue any relevant warning once various computer forecasts become consistent.

 

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/met-eireann-believes-thursday-will-be-a-danger-period-as-it-tracks-hurricane-lorenzo-953881.html

Whatever is left of Lorenzo is very unlikely to be a ‘tropical storm’ if and when it affects Ireland. The author of this piece obviously has little understanding of tropical systems and their character by definition.

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Offline Gavin D  
#825 Posted : 01 October 2019 08:54:14(UTC)
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UK heavy snow alert: Britain faces COLDEST winter in decades - long-range weather forecast

BRITAIN is on alert for what is feared could be the coldest and most savage winter in decades to hit next month blanketing the nation in deep snow beyond Christmas and into 2020.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1184625/UK-weather-heavy-snow-long-range-forecast-Britain-cold-winter-2019-Met-Office

 

Great news mild winter it is then ​​​​​​​

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#826 Posted : 01 October 2019 08:59:33(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gavin D Go to Quoted Post

UK heavy snow alert: Britain faces COLDEST winter in decades - long-range weather forecast

BRITAIN is on alert for what is feared could be the coldest and most savage winter in decades to hit next month blanketing the nation in deep snow beyond Christmas and into 2020.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1184625/UK-weather-heavy-snow-long-range-forecast-Britain-cold-winter-2019-Met-Office

 

Great news mild winter it is then ​​​​​​​

Another winter but the same old sh*t. 😏

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#827 Posted : 01 October 2019 09:31:43(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gavin D Go to Quoted Post

UK heavy snow alert: Britain faces COLDEST winter in decades - long-range weather forecast

BRITAIN is on alert for what is feared could be the coldest and most savage winter in decades to hit next month blanketing the nation in deep snow beyond Christmas and into 2020.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1184625/UK-weather-heavy-snow-long-range-forecast-Britain-cold-winter-2019-Met-Office

 

Great news mild winter it is then ​​​​​​​

 

a broken clock is right twice a day....

 

Their journalism is the same for their weather as with everything else... tell lies until they hit gold.

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#828 Posted : 01 October 2019 11:23:12(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gavin D Go to Quoted Post

UK heavy snow alert: Britain faces COLDEST winter in decades - long-range weather forecast

BRITAIN is on alert for what is feared could be the coldest and most savage winter in decades to hit next month blanketing the nation in deep snow beyond Christmas and into 2020.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1184625/UK-weather-heavy-snow-long-range-forecast-Britain-cold-winter-2019-Met-Office

 

Great news mild winter it is then ​​​​​​​

 

Deja vu again!!

 

Also funny how they tag the Met Office in the URL link and when they talk about first widespread frosts back up their point by including one temp model of a GFS run and then go on to say beneath temperature model map that temperatures are forecast to drop in the winter' or something crass! - haha well as if we don;t know that there will be frost and that temps down't fall during winter months!! DOH! 

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Offline Gavin D  
#829 Posted : 01 October 2019 15:38:04(UTC)
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Sunday 6 Oct - Tuesday 15 Oct

Outbreaks of rain are likely on Sunday, mainly in the north and east. Drier further west though probably turning wet and windy in the far west later. The unsettled weather looks set to continue to start next week with bands of rain moving eastwards. Brighter but showery and breezy weather is then likely to follow. Temperatures will be around average for the time of year but feeling colder in the wind and rain. Later in the week and the following weekend, there is lower confidence, though the weather is likely to remain changeable. A northwest/southeast split is possible with northern and western parts remaining unsettled. There are some signs for drier and brighter weather to develop by the end of the period, increasing the risk of fog overnight.

Wednesday 16 Oct - Wednesday 30 Oct

Confidence in the forecast is low throughout this period. There are some signs for a drier, brighter and more settled spell during the middle of the month. However, changeable conditions are more likely to dominate towards the end of October, bringing further bouts of wet and windy weather. Temperatures are likely to be near or a touch above average for October, with any quieter spells bringing overnight frosts.

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

Offline Gavin D  
#830 Posted : 02 October 2019 14:24:31(UTC)
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Monday 7 Oct - Wednesday 16 Oct

A spell of wet and windy weather is likely on Monday as a band of rain moves east across the country, followed by sunshine and showers. The unsettled weather looks set to continue through the start of next week with scattered showers or longer spells of rain at times. Temperatures will be around average for the time of year but feeling colder in the wind and rain. Later in the week and the following weekend, there is lower confidence, though the weather is likely to remain changeable. However, some longer drier spells may develop in the south and east. There are some signs for drier and brighter weather to develop more widely by the end of the period, increasing the risk of fog overnight.

Thursday 17 Oct - Thursday 31 Oct

Confidence in the forecast is low throughout this period. There are some signs for a drier, brighter and more settled spell during the middle of the month. However, changeable conditions are more likely to dominate towards the end of October, bringing further bouts of wet and windy weather. Temperatures are likely to be near or a touch above average for October, with any quieter spells bringing overnight frosts.

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

Offline Gavin D  
#831 Posted : 02 October 2019 14:48:54(UTC)
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BBC monthly outlook

Summary

Unsettled and very wet at times, but drier later

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Wednesday 2 October – Sunday 6 October

A dry cold snap midweek, then turning mild and wet

After a cold start, Wednesday is expected to be a mostly dry and sunny day but with temperatures falling several degrees below average. This will make things feel noticeably colder than recent days, especially at night with calm, clear skies. Temperatures will plummet widely in the low single figures, and some places in northern England and Scotland will see some air frosts bringing a slight glaze onto cars, buildings, and plants.

Thursday will continue with the cold snap, although it should be just a touch less cold than Wednesday morning. However, the remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo will be moving towards Ireland from the southwest, and this will send a warm front into the UK from the west later in the day. This front will bring plenty of rain, with a few bands of heavy rain, as well as some much warmer air from the southwest. Temperatures overnight into Friday are expected to recover and return to near average.

Meanwhile the remnants of Lorenzo will move near the west coast of Ireland and Northern Ireland, bringing a risk of some severe gales and very high surf on the coast. Overnight into Friday morning strong winds may spread into West Scotland, where a further risk of gales is expected on the coast. A strong high pressure centre to the northeast will prevent Lorenzo from continuing northwards and instead the low is expected to make a right-hand turn and track into Britain. However, as it does this is will rapidly weaken, so while heavy rain is likely, strong winds are not.

A brief break in the rain on Saturday in the wake of Lorenzo will lead a return of active Atlantic fronts sweeping in from the west by Sunday.

Monday 7 October – Sunday 13 October

Unsettled weather to continue but feeling mild.

Heading into the first full week of October, the weather pattern is expected to keep things unsettled across the UK with low pressure tracks moving overhead or just to the north. It looks like low pressure will tend to remain near or over Scandinavia through the week, bringing frontal systems into the UK from the northwest. This will lead to a cooler picture for Scotland and Northern Ireland, but nearby high pressure to the south and southwest will tend to keep things a bit milder in the South and West.

It will likely remain rather unsettled across the country as frontal systems are expected to be frequent. Northerly or north-westerly winds will bring in cooler air, but there are no strong signals at this time for any wintry precipitation anywhere - it just won't quite be cold enough yet. With high pressure nearby, a few drier interludes are likely between fronts, and these may be accompanied by a brief cold snap with more northerly winds, although these will be dry and sunny.

Confidence is a bit lower than normal for this range, as there is still a lot of uncertainty on how the atmosphere will react to the remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo in the previous week (which is helping to drive low pressure into Scandinavia). There is a 30% risk that the jet stream may not strengthen much as Lorenzo weakens, which will keep high pressure ridging stronger into Northwest Europe and the UK. This will push active frontal systems off to the north and low pressure into Scandinavia, leading to an overall drier but colder picture.

Monday 14 October – Sunday 27 October

Gradual shift into a more settled, warmer pattern.

Unfortunately, due to Atlantic hurricanes and a few other tropical weather patterns, forecast confidence for mid-to-late October remains rather low at the moment. We currently expect that the more active low pressure tracks across the UK from earlier in the month will gradually get pushed out of the area by encroaching high pressure as we head into the second half of the month. This will likely be a gradual shift that takes place for several days as opposed to a more abrupt change.

As Atlantic hurricane season winds down deeper into autumn, some tropical weather patterns favour a building ridge of high pressure in North Europe, which we expected to end up near Scandinavia. This should bring a break in the unsettled and very wet weather across the UK, although some occasional rain may reach western areas at times. High pressure in Scandinavia will favour easterly winds through Central Europe, and while we do expect East Europe and Germany to turn a bit colder, the UK should remain relatively mild.

However, this comes with a rather large caveat that Atlantic hurricane season may not wind down. The typical Atlantic hurricane season lasts until November 1st, so we may well see further strong hurricanes develop. These storms can strongly influence the weather patterns even thousands of miles away over Europe and will tend to wreck long-term forecasts as the large scale computer models can struggle to forecast them in advance. Therefore, there is currently a quite high risk (40%) that low pressure tracks will remain over the UK and things will stay more unsettled for the rest of the month.

Further ahead

We will take a closer look as the potential for some cold snaps through October and see if our milder pattern shift will hold.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/outlook

Offline Gavin D  
#832 Posted : 03 October 2019 09:16:31(UTC)
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UK weather: Gales and heavy rain as remnants of hurricane arrive

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The remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo are expected to bring gales to parts of the UK and Ireland. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind for parts of Northern Ireland, which is in force from 3pm to 10pm on Thursday. A separate yellow wind warning has been issued for Cornwall, most of Devon and coastal parts of southwest Wales. This warning is in place from 4am to 4pm on Friday. The weather could cause power loss, as well as disrupt travel.

https://news.sky.com/story/gales-and-heavy-rain-expected-as-storm-lorenzo-hits-uk-and-ireland-11825814

Offline Gavin D  
#833 Posted : 03 October 2019 19:37:07(UTC)
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Week ahead

Storm Lorenzo weakening
Staying unsettled

Outlook

Strong winds
Spells of rain
Colder next weekend?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/49928482

Offline Gavin D  
#834 Posted : 03 October 2019 19:38:09(UTC)
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Tuesday 8 Oct - Thursday 17 Oct

After early rain clears from the southeast, Tuesday is expected to be a windy day of sunshine and blustery showers, some heavy with hail and thunder. The unsettled weather looks set to continue for the rest of the week with scattered showers or longer spells of rain at times. Temperatures will be around average for the time of year but feeling colder in the wind and rain. Over the following weekend the weather may well remain changeable though there is less confidence about this. However, some longer drier spells may develop in the south and east. There are some signs for drier and brighter weather to develop more widely by the end of the period, increasing the risk of fog overnight.

Friday 18 Oct - Friday 1 Nov

Confidence in the forecast is low throughout this period. There are some signs for a drier, brighter and more settled spell during the middle of the month. However, changeable conditions are more likely to dominate towards the end of October, bringing further bouts of wet and windy weather. Temperatures are likely to be near or a touch above average for October, though any quieter spells could bring overnight frosts.

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

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#835 Posted : 04 October 2019 11:08:57(UTC)
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John Hammond's latest monthly outlook

  • More spells of rain for a time
  • Emerging signs of change
  • Drier and quieter end to October

Full forecast as ever is here for subscribers* 

https://weathertrending.com/2019/10/04/john-hammond-lets-calm-things-down/

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#836 Posted : 05 October 2019 08:57:19(UTC)
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UK weather: Britain hit by SNOW in 10 days as forecasters warn COLDEST winter for 70 years

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Temperatures will sink below freezing with weather models revealing the first snow will blanket parts of Scotland around mid-month. Freezing air from the North Pole will descend across the UK swept in by low-pressure stretching across the north Atlantic from Greenland to the northwest coast of Ireland. Long-range weather forecasts have started to agree on the autumn outlook with Northern Europe facing an unusually harsh winter.

Cold weather will be driven by a pattern of atmospheric blocking which tends to stop milder westerly winds reaching the UK while opening the gates to colder easterlies. Such a block was the driver for last year’s savage Beast from the East which brought a historic whiteout across Britain during the final weeks of winter. Thermometers will start to fall around the middle of this month heralding the run up to a brutally cold end to the year. Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden said: “October is now looking like it will turn out to be colder than average with more of a chance of something wintery setting in through the second half of the month.

"There is a strong chance of widespread frosts and the chance of snowfall which will set the scene for November. “This will pave the way for what is shaping up to be a colder than average winter with some extreme cold weather events. “While these could start to make an impact within the next few weeks they will be particularly troublesome from December onwards. “Snow events have been few and far between in recent years, but this winter is looking favourable to bring snow event after snow event as weather systems from the Atlantic clash with cold stagnated air over the UK.”

 

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1186627/uk-weather-forecast-snow-met-office-weather-warning-long-range-bbc-weather

Offline Gavin D  
#837 Posted : 05 October 2019 08:59:30(UTC)
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Wednesday 9 Oct - Friday 18 Oct

Wednesday will be another breezy day with sunshine and blustery showers. The unsettled weather looks set to continue for the rest of the week with scattered showers or longer spells of rain at times. It will often be windy, particularly near northern and western coasts, where occasional gales are likely. The best of any sunshine will be in the south and east. Temperatures will be around average for the time of year but it will feel colder in the wind and rain. Over the following weekend the weather may well remain changeable though there is less confidence about this. However, some longer drier spells may develop in the east. The continuing unsettled weather will mean that nights will probably be cloudy, with very little in the way of frost.

Saturday 19 Oct - Saturday 2 Nov

Changeable conditions could well dominate towards the end of October, bringing further bouts of wet and windy weather. Some drier and brighter spells are likely, though these may be short-lived. Temperatures will probably be around average for October, though in those drier spells, overnight frost and fog will become more widespread. At the end of the period, the northwest is likely to stay on the wet and windy side, with greater chance of drier and brighter weather in the southeast though there is low confidence this far in advance.

https://metoffice.gov.uk 

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#838 Posted : 05 October 2019 09:01:12(UTC)
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There we go, that’s better. 

Offline Gavin D  
#839 Posted : 05 October 2019 09:15:15(UTC)
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BBC monthly outlook

Summary

Very wet and quite windy. Perhaps less so later

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Saturday 5 October – Sunday 13 October

Rain at first then showery and thundery midweek

Recent very wet and unsettled weather across the country looks set to continue for the first full week of October for most. Saturday will start out mostly dry with just a few showers in the east, but a front pushing in from the west will bring rain to western areas by midday. This will spread more widely across western Britain into the afternoon. Overnight, rain will continue eastwards into central and eastern Britain, some of which will be heavy.

Sunday will see further wet weather across eastern Britain, whilst further west, it will be drier and brighter. Yet more rain will spread east during Monday whilst Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will see low pressure the dominant feature, bringing sunshine and showers across the country. As well as the showers it will also be rather windy, particularly towards the north-west of the UK. There are growing signs of a more active weather system moving into the UK towards the end of the week and into the weekend. There is still some uncertainty on the exact timing of this feature, but this is expected to bring more widespread heavy rain and a brief strong wind event.

Monday 14 October – Sunday 20 October

Wet or very wet in places. Windy at times

Low pressure is likely to remain near to the UK into mid-October, which will keep things wet and windy at times for most of the country. However, the main difference from earlier in October will be the development of a stronger North Atlantic jet stream. The jet stream is a fast-moving ribbon of air in the upper atmosphere that drives weather systems, and a stronger jet stream will mean more frequent, faster-moving rain-bearing fronts pushing across the UK.

Some of these frontal systems will bring some strong winds as well, and gales are expected at times, especially across northern and western coasts. Scotland will likely stay rather windy throughout the week. As rain will tend to push in from the west, westernmost counties will generally see the highest rainfall totals, which could result in some local flooding.

Monday 21 October – Sunday 3 November

Gradual pattern shift with more settled weather.

While October looks like it will be a fairly wet and breezy month, there are some signs that towards late October, we will see a shift in the weather pattern. High pressure near Spain will drift a little further north into central Europe. This will mean Atlantic weather systems will get pushed a bit further northwest, allowing the UK to see some drier spells and milder air. This should be a gradual change, with fronts becoming more infrequent with some longer lived high pressure ridges in between them. Milder air will feed into the South and Southeast more frequently, so temperatures will likely begin to climb slightly above average here.

Weakened Atlantic fronts will still drift east, so while not completely dry, it will be much less wet than earlier in the month. However, all this comes with a hefty caveat of low confidence. October is known as a transition month between summer and winter, and the weather tends to become much more volatile. Our long range computer models can struggle with capturing this changeability. Therefore, there is a 40% chance that low pressure stays dominant into November, making the whole of October very wet and quite windy.

Further ahead

Mid-October is looking very wet and windy, and we will try and pin down some specifics for any significant wind events.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/outlook

 

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#840 Posted : 05 October 2019 10:03:57(UTC)
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UK weather: Britain hit by SNOW in 10 days as forecasters warn COLDEST winter for 70 years

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Temperatures will sink below freezing with weather models revealing the first snow will blanket parts of Scotland around mid-month. Freezing air from the North Pole will descend across the UK swept in by low-pressure stretching across the north Atlantic from Greenland to the northwest coast of Ireland. Long-range weather forecasts have started to agree on the autumn outlook with Northern Europe facing an unusually harsh winter.

Cold weather will be driven by a pattern of atmospheric blocking which tends to stop milder westerly winds reaching the UK while opening the gates to colder easterlies. Such a block was the driver for last year’s savage Beast from the East which brought a historic whiteout across Britain during the final weeks of winter. Thermometers will start to fall around the middle of this month heralding the run up to a brutally cold end to the year. Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden said: “October is now looking like it will turn out to be colder than average with more of a chance of something wintery setting in through the second half of the month.

"There is a strong chance of widespread frosts and the chance of snowfall which will set the scene for November. “This will pave the way for what is shaping up to be a colder than average winter with some extreme cold weather events. “While these could start to make an impact within the next few weeks they will be particularly troublesome from December onwards. “Snow events have been few and far between in recent years, but this winter is looking favourable to bring snow event after snow event as weather systems from the Atlantic clash with cold stagnated air over the UK.”

 

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weather/1186627/uk-weather-forecast-snow-met-office-weather-warning-long-range-bbc-weather

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