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Severe gale

PostPosted: 2013 Oct 27, 23:49
by Len Wood
No one seems to post on current conditions these days but at the moment the forecast severe gale has arrived here on SW Devon coast.
40 knots gusting 55 knots here.
Roads flooded after an inch of rain although this is abating now to be replaced by damaging winds.
Tree twigs and small branches flying around.
Pressure drop 15 mb in last 6 hrs.

Re: Severe gale

PostPosted: 2013 Oct 28, 19:13
by Richard Hunt
Not as bad as 'down south', but still quite breezy up here.

Maximum gust reached 32 knots during the evening, coupled with the rain which was persistent rather than heavy. Rainfall since midnight saw 13.5mm in the gauge by 1900Z.

Air pressure dropped most of the day yesterday, only to rise slightly before dropping to a pressure minimum of 977.5 mb at 0650Z.

HORNSEA 281900Z 27011G26KT 9999 NSW FEW005 10/08 Q0992 NOSIG RMK=

Precipitation (since 00:00Z): 13.5mm

Grass Minimum (since 00:00Z): 9.0°C

Remarks: Air pressure Rising at +1.0 mb/hr