Wednesday, July 4 2012
Overnight rain has cleared to leave showers across Western parts of Kent this morning. Further East it's a good start for you and shall remain so with plenty of sunshine on offer through the day. Some bright and sunny spells elsewhere. Feeling mild in light Southerly winds with highs of 21-23°C. UV levels for today are moderate with the pollen count also at moderate levels.
This evening a little more in the way of cloud with a chance of some heavy, thundery rain moving up from France overnight. A misty night around the coasts in particular away from any rainfall and light winds leaves us with a mild and clammy night with lows of 15°C.
For Thursday it does look to be a promising start with plenty of sunshine on offer but the sun is likely to increase cloud although it is expected to remain dry. Into the afternoon we're picking up a continental feed which spreads higher based cloud into Kent. Light winds with highs of 21-23°C, warmest in the East. Moderate levels of UV and high levels of pollen.
Thursday evening continues to cloud over but particular focus for the overnight period and into Friday morning is required as the model data points to an area of torrential rainfall providing an inch and a half of rain on the way moves out of France and into Kent. Lows of 13°C and breezy. Windy around the coasts.
Note on the rainfall: There is a good chance this will in fact move around Kent and into East Anglia though as pressure charts don't match the rainfall placement. We shall cross that bridge in the next 24 hours though so stay tuned.