Scratchbox - June 22, 2012
Issued: 07:36hrs Friday 22th June 2012

Simon: Winds increasing noticeably this afternoon, gales to south and west. Rain in the north and west which will become heavy at times. Conditions turning more showery in the south, where they could be heavy.


Issued: 17:40hrs Thursday 21th June 2012

Simon: Batten down the hatches and get ready for a rough ride on Friday. Winds will be gusting in excess of 50mph over most of England and Wales, with large rainfall totals through northwest England , Northern Ireland and southwest Scotland.


Issued: 07:34hrs Thursday 21th June 2012

Simon: An unsettled day with a risk of some heavy rain in northern England, Ireland and then another area of heavy rain moving into Southern England this morning, heading north. Winds will be increasing too with gales in the south and north, but lighter winds in northern England and southern Scotland.


Issued: 17:09hrs Wednesday 20th June 2012

Simon: Some serious rainfall totals predicted for Wales and Ireland in the coming week, the highest I have ever seen. GFS model predicting over 6-inches! See here.


Issued: 07:24hrs Wednesday 20th June 2012

Simon; Should be a fair day for most today, just a few showers in central areas this evening, but rain into SW England and Wales later.


Issued: 07:39hrs Tuesday 19th June 2012

Simon: Some pleasant spells of sunshine throughout today. There could be a few showers forming this afternoon, an odd one heavy, although generally very isolated.


Issued: 13:52hrs 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.


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