Well we’ve had one fleeting high pressure, but that soon scooted off into the continent without taking up residence, will we get another? Well the ECMWF midnight run promises another again coming in from the west before moving to the north of IONA with a short northerly outbreak...
Not very long. That may well be the answer to the question of just how long will this anticyclonic spell – which I realise hasn’t even begun yet – will last. A transient high is what they call them, that’s if we are to believe the latest run...
The weathercasters on TV have not stopped going on about the strong signals for high pressure this coming week, well we might have to wait till later in the weekend before we see any real benefits from it, especially if you live in the south. Louise Lear had...
This is what the 12 UTC run of the GFS model looks like at days nine to fifteen – don’t get too excited – this could all be just science fiction. It certainly would be nice to see this come off if you don’t happen to live in...
After over a year of using it for Strathpeffer, I find the forecast usually wrong more times than it’s right.
Too short a verification period and too few sites spoil what is a useful diagnostic tool from the Met Office.
Spot the difference
When does a hill become a mountain?
The circulation across the Atlantic remains in a volatile state.
Turning wintry a much over used phrase in weather forecasts (Aonach Mor)
Don’t you just hate it when some TV weather presenter tells you that the cold spell that hasn’t even started yet, is going to end by next Thursday
What’s the difference between “for many” and “for most”? And when is a “sharp frost” not a “sharp frost” ?
This cold spell has got to end sooner or later – the ECMWF super computer thinks it will happen by the end of next week.
Cold northerly to return by Tuesday across Scotland and reinforced by low Ferdinand on Thursday.
The UKMO persist in ending this current spell of weather, but noticeably the start of the transition to “more unsettled weather in the north” never seems to get any closer in their ever vague extended outlook.
Snow lovers look away now!