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SW MIDLANDS

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Issued by Weather Consultancy Services on:
Thursday 21 September 2017 03:00 hrs
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UK & Ireland Flying Summary for Thursday
Thursday brings a more pronounced eastward movement of a frontal system across the UK, locally heavy rain possible. High pressure continues to dominate just to the SE of the British Isles, while low pressure dominates the N Atlantic.


Forecast for flying in southern England on Thursday
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Forecast from GFS model for flying in the SW Midlands:
Data based on GFS model updated: Thu 21 September 2017 03:00
Time SFC Wind Sig wx * Visibility Temp QNH % low cloud Low cld base/top 0C level RH@0C FL030 Wind Temp FL050 Wind Temp FL100 Wind Temp
Midday Thursday40/3g17ktLight rain12.4km13C1011mb70%1700/9000ft9000ft100%220/12kt10C60/7kt3C130/12kt-4C
3pm Thursday30/6g14kt*15.6km10C1011mb79%1100/7800ft8800ft30%280/12kt9C60/9kt3C140/12kt-3C
6pm Thursday40/7g17ktLight rain16.9km8C1012mb43%1300/7700ft8000ft20%300/12kt8C60/9kt3C110/13kt-4C
9pm Thursday30/7g10kt*20km7C1011mb0%56100/56100ft7600ft20%300/9kt7C50/11kt4C140/14kt-3C
00:01am Friday20/6g5ktModerate rain20km6C1011mb0%56100/56100ft7400ft30%300/8kt7C60/9kt4C130/11kt-4C
3am Friday20/8g5kt*20km9C1012mb0%56100/56100ft7400ft30%270/8kt7C60/9kt5C120/13kt-3C
6am Friday20/8g6ktLight rain20km12C1011mb0%56100/56100ft7700ft20%230/8kt7C70/10kt5C110/13kt-2C
Midday Friday20/8g17ktDry17.2km13C1010mb17%7800/10500ft8800ft100%200/13kt8C40/10kt7C110/9kt-1C
6pm Friday10/6g23ktDry16km7C1011mb82%3600/9300ft9000ft100%230/19kt9C60/9kt7C90/12kt-2C
[* significant weather refers to weather in the past 6-hours, and is available in 6-hour steps only. All predictions are model estimated. Gusts are model predicted over open ground. Heights are above sea level.]


Planning outlook:
Tuesday low pressure and a cold front will move south across England and Wales with high pressure north west of Scotland. A colder day as rain and snow spreads south. Mainly dry in the channel with sunny spells. Visibilities will be good in the channel but moderate to poor elsewhere in rain and snow.
Wednesday a cell of high pressure is centered west of Ireland and will be ridging east. A cold, windy day with sunny spells and scattered showers of rain and snow. Visibilities will be good but moderate in rain showers, poor in snow showers.
Thursday sees high pressure centred south of Ireland and this will give much of the country a dry, settled, day with sunny spells. Visibilities will be good.
Friday a cold front spreads rain down across Scotland, the Irish Sea and northern England. Fair and dry in the south and in the channel with varying cloud and sunny spells. Visibilities will be good in the south and in the channel, but falling to moderate or locally poor as the rain sets in across the north.
Saturday high pressure to the west of Britain is ridging into Scotland with a front into the far north west. Most areas will be fair and dry with sunny spells today after some patchy mist clears. Visibilities will be good but moderate at first.
Sunday a front moves south east across Britain. Outbreaks of rain will clear western areas in the afternoon. Visibilities will be moderate improving to good as the front clears.



Synoptic charts based on data from 0001 GMT, Thursday 21 September 2017 (Updated daily by 9am)
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This forecast is for planning purposes only. You must check the latest forecasts from official sources before flying. Forns 214/215, METARs and TAFs should be obtained as a minimum for flight.
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