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Thursday

Partly Cloudy

11°C 52°F 4°C 39°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

7°C 45°F 4°C 39°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Saturday

Thick Cloud

9°C 48°F 8°C 46°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 7°C 45°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph
Monday

Heavy Rain Shower

8°C 46°F 4°C 39°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph

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Forecast

Sunrise 06:54 Sunset 17:23

Last updated 18:13

Weather forecast details for Thursday 23 February. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 2100 hours0000 hours
Fri
0300 hours     
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Clear Sky Partly Cloudy      
Temperature (°C/°F) 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F      
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph West North Westerly      
Wind Direction NW WNW WNW      
Humidity 79% 82% 88%      
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) EVGVG     
Pressure (Millibars) 1001 1006 1009      

East of England

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Strong to gale strength northwesterly winds will ease slowly overnight, however showers are likely to continue moving in from the North Sea. A cold night, especially where any clearer spells develop, possibly resulting in icy patches in the west.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Essex

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    0630 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 23 February at 06:27 Active

    Warning

    Some very strong winds are expected during Thursday in association with Storm Doris.

    Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected widely across the warning area, with the risk of 70 mph on coasts and hills. A small swathe of even stronger winds is likely to develop - most likely across parts of northern England, Wales, the Midlands and later East Anglia. Here a short period of gusts of 70 to 80 mph is likely - please refer to the separate Amber warning.Travel services could be affected including some restrictions on bridges and disruption to ferries. Some damage to trees and buildings is also possible.

    This is an update to the warning to extend the area across the remainder Northern Ireland.

  2. Amber warning of wind

    From:
    0805 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 23 February at 08:00 Active

    Warning

    This warning has been updated to extend the area southwards a little into the London area.

    Some very strong winds are expected on Thursday in association with storm Doris with gusts of 60-70 mph likely, and 70-80 mph on coasts and hills.Whilst the strongest winds look to be only short-lived, damage to structures, interruptions to power supplies and widespread disruption to travel networks are likely, with a danger of injury from flying debris. Trees are also likely to be damaged or blown over.

    Heavy rain is also likely through Thursday as well as some snow over high ground as the system clears eastwards. These may prove additional hazards.The warning has been updated to extend the at-risk area southwards.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

Issued by the Met Office

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Observations

Observed at 18:00, Thursday 23 February

Light Cloud

6°C 43°F

Wind Speed 53 km/h 33 mph West North Westerly

Humidity: 64%

Visibility: Excellent

Pressure: 994mb, Rising

Observation station: Wattisham

(Lat: 52.117 | Lon: 0.967)

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