Weekend Weather Forecast 25/11/10

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Weekend Weather Forecast 25/11/10

Postby weatherman » Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:19 am

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Hello again,

Hope you are wrapped up warm, it looks like the cold winter weather is here to stay through the weekend and into next week. Icing, visibility and snow could all be problems.

There is lots to tell you about this week, and I’ve listed this info below.

Christmas Gift Ideas
Christmas is not that far away and I have some great Weather School gift ideas for you. There's my book and DVD (The Pocket Weather Forecaster and the Weather Why's DVD) and I am offering Weather School gift vouchers enabling you to buy Aviation Weather School vouchers (for Parts 1 and 2) and exchange them any time for Weather Schools as they are announced.

Aviation Weather Information Service (AWIS)
Your feedback to the flying forecasts (at http://www.weatherweb.net/awis/awis2.php) continues to be excellent. I have and will be adding more areas but have spent this week developing the feed for freezing levels, cloud bases and tops. Let me know what else you would like to see. AWIS exists not to replace the forecasts for flying today (F214/215, METARs and TAFs etc…) but to help you plan ahead and get the most for your flying). Once again, please send your feedback to me at emailing simon@weatherweb.net

Weather School news
I have a tentative date of Saturday 12th March 2011 for the next Aviation Weather School (Part 1) to be held here in Wombourne. I am awaiting confirmation of the venue, but it will be here I Wombourne. If you would like to reserve your place, please do let me know at simon@weatherweb.net
For those of you who would like a more intensive weather learning experience, or if you have completed Part 1 and 2, I’m running Advanced Flying Weather on the weekend of 27 th/ 28 th February 2011. This will be an intensive two days of weather training from understanding how the weather works to using weather models, Internet data and making your own forecasts. It is being run for a maximum of three people and I currently have one space left on this course. For more information see http://www.weatherschool.co.uk

Onto the weekend forecast, and if you know anyone who’d like to receive this email each week just tell them to send a request to join to

Have a good weekend,

Issued: 1700 Thursday 25th November 2010

A wintry look to the weather for Saturday with low pressure centred over France. The northeast flow is going to be affecting all parts of the country with troughs heading westwards. The flow remains unstable throughout.
There will be some snow showers along eastern coasts throughout the day, with more persistent snow possible across southeast Scotland and then later in the afternoon northeast England. Over Northern Ireland, west Wales and southwest England (possibly including the southwest Midlands) and area of snow showers may gather into a spell of more persistent snow.
Elsewhere it is going to be staying very cold although should be dry overall. Morning cloud is likely to be breaking and a few bright or sunny spells may well break through the cloud in the afternoon.
Winds mainly NE 8-12kt (F3-F4) locally 15kt (F4-F5) in the south..


The air mass remains unstable through Sunday. A complex area of low pressure is going to be affecting the country throughout the day with the flow generally from the northeast. Showery troughs again edging westwards.
There will be showers around eastern and southern coasts, these falling as sleet and snow. Another area of showers becomes more persistent over southern parts of Scotland.
Elsewhere may parts of the country are likely to be remaining dry. There will be some sunny spells and it is going to be staying bitterly cold.
Winds mainly N-NE 9-12kt (F3-F4)buy ENE 15-18kt (F5) across central and northern Scotland.


Simon Keeling, PhD MSc, FRMetS
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