I really should get out more…
It’s certainly turned a little more ‘hazy’ across our part of the world this morning or should that be ‘overcast’?
It’s not surprising that the high cloud has spread south so rapidly in the last few hours as there was a 150 knot northerly jet at midnight down across the country.
I don’t know the exact technical term for this ‘shield’ of cloud is, other than calling it jet stream cirrus but I know its a harbinger of rapid development. I quite like shield of cloud that I’ve coined, who knows perhaps it’ll catch on.
In the shape of an upper cold pool off the Brest peninsula maybe.
Visible and more detailed satellite imagery should be used more widely in TV weather forecasts
Temperatures were close to average this Autumn in central England, but it ended up being the coldest Autumn since 2012 in the latest provisional figures from the Met Office.
A terrific satellite image of northern Scotland and it’s snow cover this lunchtime before it disappeared beneath a veil of thickening cirrus and cirrostratus.
Some observations on last night’s analysis.
Strange goings on in the air above northern Scotland at the moment.
What’s that strange lump of cloud over southwest England? And can occlusions turn into cold fronts at will?
I couldn’t help a bit of a nephanalysis overlaying the various jet streams that are in play at the moment