WEATHER: Sunny spells for Sunday

After all this rain, there’ll be a sunny day for Bristol tomorrow… putting the Sun into Sunday. There will be a few sunny spells today (Saturday), but the Met Office are forecasting rain later this afternoon and tonight. The best day on the outlook at the moment is tomorrow with Sun forecast from the late morning into the end of the day. The Met Office are also forecasting Sun for much of the day on Monday. The weather warnings forRead more

Severe weather warning for Snow

A severe ‘Be Aware’ weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for Snow. The warning, for Bristol & the rest of South West England, is valid from 18:00 tomorrow (Tuesday 13th) until 12:00 on Wednesday 14th. A ‘Be Aware’ warning is also in force over the same time for Ice. The Met Office say; Showers of hail, sleet and snow on Tuesday evening and overnight are likely to leave a covering of snow of 3 – 6 cm inRead more

PICTURES: Gert lush Bristol sunset, but will the sun stay?

A perfect sunset brought a Mediterranean style sunset to Bristol Harbour last night. Meanwhile, there were crisp blue skies earlier in the day in Saltford. But… will the sun be staying? (See below photos) So… will this weather continue? Unfortunately not :( TONIGHT: Clear skies, with a top temperature of 10°C. TOMORROW (8th October): Showers and intervals of heavy rain throughout the day. Top temperatures of 15°C. THURSDAY 9TH & FRIDAY 10TH: Although sunny in the morning, there’ll be rain by lunchtime, continuing throughoutRead more

VIDEO: Strong winds in Bristol

There were strong winds in Bristol yesterday. Strong enough, that for the first ever time, the Clifton Suspension Bridge was closed to all traffic except pedestrians. A Met Office Yellow ‘Be Aware’ weather warning for rain and wind is in place for tomorrow (14th Feb) and Saturday 15th. There are currently no weather warnings for today. These were the rather windy scenes along Bristol’s Harbourside, Brandon Hill, and at the Clifton Suspension Bridge.Read more

WEATHER: Warnings for snow, wind and rain

The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for Bristol. A yellow ‘Be Aware’ warning has been issued for tomorrow (12th Feb) for rain, wind and snow in Bristol and for the rest of the South West of England. Although there is currently no snow on the weather forecasts themselves for tomorrow, in the Met Office weather warning for snow, it says that accumulations of 2-5cm of snow is possible on ground higher than 150-200 metres, and 10cm or moreRead more

WEATHER: Brighter spells tomorrow, but still windy

For the first time in a rather long time, sunny spells are on the forecast for tomorrow. With highs of 8°C, around average for this time of year, the Met Office are forecasting a full day of Sun tomorrow. However, those sunny spells won’t last for long. Light rain is forecast for Friday night, turning into heavy rain on Saturday. Although sunny, it’ll also be quite windy tomorrow with gusts of up to 35mph. The Met Office still has ‘BeRead more

Met Office warning of ice

The Met Office have issued a “Be Aware” yellow warning of Ice in Bristol. The warning, valid for Bristol, Bath, the South West and the entire country except some Eastern areas, is to start from 5pm today up until 10:00 tomorrow morning. The Met Office say that “A combination of clear spells and light winds will allow road temperatures to fall below freezing on Monday evening across northwestern parts of the UK, and then overnight and into Tuesday morning furtherRead more

Brighter weather forecast tomorrow

Light is at the end of the tunnel… Following last night’s storm that battered parts of Southern England and caused disruption to transport, brighter weather has been forecast for tomorrow (Tues 29th). With highs of 11°C, the Met Office are forecasting Sun all day in Bristol tomorrow, with clear skies tomorrow night. Even better, there are now no weather warnings in place over the next few days in the United Kingdom.Read more

NEWS 22/01/2013: More snow to come

Just after the snow from Friday has started to melt away, the Met Office are warning of more snow to hit the West again. The Met Office are forecasting light snow here in Bristol from around 6 this evening until 9pm, then heavy snow until midnight, and then light snow until 6 tomorrow morning, with more light snow on the forecast from midday tomorrow to 3pm. Meanwhile in Bath from 3pm to 6pm today there will also be light snow,Read more

Snow forecast this Friday & Saturday

UPDATE (16/01/13 at 17:58): The Met Office has now upgraded it’s weather warning for Snow to Amber. This means the warning now means ‘Be Prepared’ instead of ‘Be Aware’. 10-15cm of snow ‘could well occur quite widely’ with 25cm or more on higher ground. 15/01/13: Snow has been forecast for Bristol this Friday (18th). The Met Office has issued a Severe Weather warning for Snow in Wales and the West this Friday. It’s thought that around 2-5cm of snow isRead more