Scratchbox - June 18, 2012
Issued: 13:51hrs Monday 18th June 2012
Simon: Sailing: Watch for increased winds, risk of gales in southern Ireland on Thursday evening, the Irish Sea and far western English Channel through Friday. I'm also concerned about strong winds in far south of UK on Sunday, but more on this later.
Issued: 07:24hrs Monday 18th June 2012
John: Rain across eastern England is expected to clear by mid morning, then a day of sunshine and showers across much of Britain.
Issued: 06:48hrs Sunday 17th June 2012
John: More sunshine and less windy across England and Wales today with a few widely scattered showers. Persistent rain will affect northern Scotland while southern parts of England can expect more rain to sweep in this evening and tonight. If you're looking for some fine, summary weather, you may have to wait a long wait as there is no sign of any sustained high pressure into early July.
Issued: 17:06hrs Saturday 16th June 2012
John: Wind gusts of 40-50mph continue across much of England and Wales.
Issued: 07:30hrs Saturday 16th June 2012
John: Heavy rain will persist for much of the day across Scotland with showers for the rest of the country, heavy in the west.
Issued: 10:51hrs Friday 15th June 2012
Simon :Some torrential rain falling over central Wales (again) & southern Scotland right now, and more to come (see the radar
Issued: 08:27hrs Friday 15th June 2012
Simon: Despite dier forecasts, it may be that some parts, especially the southeast could get away with mainly dry weather over the weekend.
Issued: 07:45hrs Friday 15th June 2012
Simon: Unsettled and windy in the day ahead with few places staying completely dry. Rain and showers throughout, most in the north and west, but a risk of heavy showers anywhere.
Issued: 16:03hrs Thursday 14th June 2012
Simon: GFS model showing 6-hr totals of 20mm over eastern Ireland, central Wales and parts of southern England tonight, this area transferring northwards.
Issued: 07:12hrs Thursday 14th June 2012
Simon: Increasingly wet and windy through SW England, Wales and Ireland today. Drier to the north and east, but turning increasingly windy here, especially by this evening. Severe gales in the west tonight.