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Thursday

Light Cloud

9°C 48°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

7°C 45°F 5°C 41°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph
Saturday

Light Cloud

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

Thick Cloud

10°C 50°F 5°C 41°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph
Monday

Light Rain Shower

7°C 45°F 2°C 36°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph

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Forecast

Sunrise 07:07 Sunset 17:32

Last updated 17:08

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 1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
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0300 hours    
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud     
Temperature (°C/°F) 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F     
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly     
Wind Direction NW WNW W WNW     
Humidity 74% 85% 88% 86%     
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) EVGEE    
Pressure (Millibars) 997 1003 1007 1010     

East Midlands

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Brisk north to northwesterly winds will ease overnight with clear spells possible, but also further isolated showers. Feeling cold, with the risk of icy patches by dawn.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Leicestershire

  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

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Observations

Observed at 16:00, Thursday 23 February

Thick Cloud

6°C 43°F

Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph West North Westerly

Humidity: 74%

Visibility: Excellent

Pressure: 992mb, Rising

Observation station: Nottingham: Watnall

(Lat: 53 | Lon: -1.25)

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