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What are the sources for WeatherOnline forecasts?

The WeatherOnline forecasts are created by using a MOS system developed in-house with the most current US weather services model data (GFS). The statistical methods of the Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System were developed in cooperation with the Meteorological Department of the University of Bonn.

What is a MOS-System?

A Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System combines the data of the weather forecast model and the locally recorded data for any given point by transforming the model data from a coarse grid to detailed small scale areas.
In order to do so, one needs a large volume of past model forecast data as well as the corresponding recorded data for any given location. The MOS-System relates these two sets of data in an optimized fashion allowing development of the local weather forecast by using the most current model forecast.

What are the time intervals used in the temperature and icons of the local forecasts?

The forecasted maximum temperature always refers to a 12hour window from 6am to 6om local time.
The forecasted minimum temperature always refers to the 12hour window from 6pm of the day before the forecast day to 6 am of the forecast day.
The weather icon for the morning refers to the time between 6am and 12pm local time, the icon for the afternoon is valid from 12am to 6pm local time and the evening icon refers to the time from 6pm to 12am local time.

How often are the current weather conditions and forecasts updated?

The current weather information as well as the satellite images are updated every 30 minutes whereas the radar images are being updated every 15 minutes.
The local weather forecasts as well as the weather charts are updated 8 times a day. The updates start at 2 am CEST or 3 am CEST depending on daylight saving time and continue on a three hourly bases.

Nearby Weather Stations - Huyton Distance
Liverpool AP 7.6 km
Crosby 28.3 km
Hawarden 30.8 km
Warton Aerodrome Airport 38.8 km
Blackpool Airport 47.5 km
Rostherne 50.4 km
Manchester 61.5 km
Stonyhurst 63.2 km
Shawbury 69.2 km
Rhyl 76.8 km
Walney 92.2 km
Thorncliffe 99.6 km
Bala 99.8 km
Lake Vyrnwy 100.9 km
Cosford 102.9 km
Cosford 102.9 km
Cosford 105.0 km
Bingley 116.9 km
Shap 123.4 km
Capel Curig 126.9 km
Shobdon 127.9 km
Emley Moor transmitting station 132.0 km
Warcop Range 137.8 km
Keswick 139.7 km
Leeds Bradford Intl. Airport 141.6 km
Credenhill 146.4 km
Great Dun Fell 149.0 km
St Bees Head 151.7 km
Coal Aston Airfield 156.5 km
Birmingham Airport 161.7 km
Coleshill 163.7 km
Pershore 165.1 km
Trawscoed 170.8 km
Carlisle 171.2 km
Sennybridge 171.9 km
Raf Mona 172.4 km
Leeming 176.0 km
East Midlands Airport 179.1 km
Nottingham/Watnall 181.5 km
Gloucestershire Airport 183.6 km
Topcliffe 184.3 km
Spadeadam 186.2 km
Spadeadam II 186.2 km
Valley 190.0 km
Linton-On-Ouse 190.2 km
Durham Tees Valley Airport 199.1 km
Church Lawford 203.4 km
Dundrennan 203.5 km
Doncaster Airport 203.8 km
Albemarle 209.0 km
RAF Little Rissington 213.2 km
Isle of Man Airport 214.3 km
Eskdalemuir 216.6 km
Redesdale Camp 218.5 km
Newcastle Airport 221.2 km
Aberdaron 222.3 km
Fairford Airport 223.6 km
Bristol Airport 224.7 km
Cardiff Airport 229.8 km
RAF Brize Norton 229.9 km
MoD Lyneham 230.8 km
St Athan 231.5 km
Aberporth 238.8 km
Mumbles 240.6 km
London Oxford Airport 242.1 km
Pembrey Burrows 253.2 km
Scampton 254.4 km
Loftus Samos 254.6 km
Barkston 256.9 km
Waddington 259.2 km
Charterhall 261.5 km
Cranwell 262.6 km
Boulmer 263.0 km
Fylingdales 264.1 km
Drumalbin 265.9 km
Yeovil 267.8 km
Larkhill 270.4 km
Liscombe 271.3 km
Leconfield 271.4 km
MoD Boscombe Down 276.1 km
Benson 276.6 km
Humberside 277.2 km
Wittering 278.3 km
RAF West Freugh 284.6 km
Dunkeswell Airport 285.9 km
Edinburgh Gogarbank 286.7 km
Middle Wallop 287.3 km
Cranfield Airport 287.6 km
Edinburgh Airport 289.2 km
Woburn 292.4 km
Bedford 292.9 km
High Wycombe 296.2 km
RM Chivenor 296.2 km
Coningsby 298.9 km
Exeter Airport 302.8 km
Prestwick 305.3 km
Bridlington 306.9 km
Milford Haven 310.7 km
Bournemouth 311.6 km
North Wyke 315.8 km