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Gale warnings for Scotland and NE England

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OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 12-Sep-13 12:41:01

From the met office for sunday afternoon into Monday as a deep area of low pressure develops to the north of the UK. Potential for gusts of up to 70mph in parts of Scotland.

Autumn seems to be arriving early.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 12-Sep-13 14:30:07

little bump as its the first potential proper blow of the season!

GloriaSmud Thu 12-Sep-13 20:20:55

I heard about this on the forecast after the lunchtime news and thought 'that sounds like the first Autumn storm of the year!'
'Tis going to be a bit of a shock after the nice summer.

ouryve Thu 12-Sep-13 20:21:49

Oh joy.

Bye bye electricity, yet again, no doubt.

Tapirbackrider Thu 12-Sep-13 22:48:12


The two days of the week that I'm not working, and the weather is going to be shite? Just typical.

I give it 6 weeks before it's snowed.

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 13-Sep-13 07:48:45

It does look pretty grim in the 3 main models. They vary in position and depth of the low, but not hugely I'm afraid. There's weather coming!

oricella Fri 13-Sep-13 07:52:55

O dear, DP is off to the Great North Run and driving back to the far north after... Do you think I'll get him back in one piece OYBBK?

BlackAffronted Sat 14-Sep-13 08:12:53

Will it affect the east or west coast worst?

OhYouBadBadKitten Sat 14-Sep-13 21:03:32

Grrr, hate it when it loses my post when I'm checking up different aspects.

Sunday the wind field seems quite evenly distributed to me east west wise. It's not a very bad storm by any means. Just gales really, but there's a fair bit of rain expected down the north west. Pretty blowy even towards the south. Could be some thunderstorms in northern England too. Monday evening, perhaps a squeeze in the isobars in the west?

AgentProvocateur Sat 14-Sep-13 21:06:29

It seems so hard to believe because its warm and sunny in Glasgow today - a beautiful late summer day.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sat 14-Sep-13 21:10:41

How funny, dull and cold here!

AthelstaneTheUnready Sat 14-Sep-13 23:35:48

NW borders here - still very calm... but snow showers predicted over the highest tops tonight! <excited face>

GloriaSmud Sun 15-Sep-13 08:34:27

All quiet here atm (Leicester) We've woken up to a sunny but breezy morning ~ the washing's out but not sure how long for as cloud's beginning to move in. Been a cold night though ~ down to 4.3C at 4.13am.

dementedma Sun 15-Sep-13 08:37:10

Heavy rain and wind already here in central Scotland. Wish I'd remembered to bring the washing in last night!

fanjoforthemammaries7850 Sun 15-Sep-13 08:45:53

We are.on holiday in West scotland (Argyll) today and driving home tomorrow..everywhere around us has landslide warning signs.
Awesome timing.

GirlWithTheYellowHat Sun 15-Sep-13 08:47:08

Weathers minging in Hamilton! Yesterday was lovely, glad I got my washing done.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 15-Sep-13 08:52:19

Quiet down in the south too. Going to do my outdoor stuff this morning as its going to be a wet old afternoon.
Some sharpest gusts in western Scotland first thing this am. I think these will calm down somewhat through today before picking up again tomorrow afternoon/evening. Generally pretty windy across Britain though.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 15-Sep-13 08:54:10

Oops demented! Still, at least it will be well rinsed (as long as your pegs are strong)

Fanjo - have a safe journey.

Yama Sun 15-Sep-13 08:55:39

Yesterday was lovely - right into the evening. Heavy rain this morning. We are on the West Coast of Scotland.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 15-Sep-13 08:56:30

updated warnings

Note the warnings are covering the NW of England and not the NE!!!!!

LifeofPo Sun 15-Sep-13 08:56:49

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OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 15-Sep-13 08:57:35

Lifeofpo, is it feeling like an early start to autumn up there, or is it about right?

LifeofPo Sun 15-Sep-13 08:59:03

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binger Sun 15-Sep-13 08:59:14

It's not as bad as hurricane bawbag so we'll be fine.

LifeofPo Sun 15-Sep-13 09:03:03

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