16Nov

November 16th

  Hi All, Last week was an interesting week from a forecasting perspective and once again it highlighted to me the frailty of long-term (7-10 day) weather forecasting. Looking at the forecast for this coming weekend last Wednesday, (so 9-10 days away) we were on for a heatwave weekend and the hottest November temperatures, indeed The Met Office were even hinting at this. Then over last weekend, the forecast changed again, 180°, to suggest we would pick up an Arctic low pressure system which would give us snow showers over the first part of the weekend !!! Couldn’t have been more different, from 20°C one minute to snow showers and a negative windchill the next. Now it has settled down