Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes are forecast for much of the southern Plains on Wednesday, including much of Oklahoma, forecasters said.The Storm Prediction Center in Norman has Tulsa and much of central and western Oklahoma under an "enhanced" risk of severe weather.The category is in the middle of a five-category risk scale."The greatest threat area at this time appears to be from northwest Texas across Oklahoma and eastern Kansas," forecasters at the center said Monday.The area of highest risk was from northwest Oklahoma into central Kansas and far southeast Nebraska, forecasters said."Thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday afternoon along (a) dry line across western Oklahoma," the National Weather Service in Tulsa said."These storms will then spread into eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas Wednesday evening into Wednesday night. Conditions will be favorable for some of these storms to become severe with damaging winds, large hail and a … [Read more...] about Tulsa, much of state under ‘enhanced’ risk for severe weather on Wedensday
SOGGY Brits are mourning the loss of the sun as torrential rain and gusts of wind make today a very miserable Monday. Temperatures plummeted this morning, with a month's worth of rain expected to pour in just one day and weather warnings across the South East. But Brits have greeted the miserable weather with their usual humour - taking to Twitter to bid farewell to spring. One simply shared a photograph of a beer and sunglasses, writing on Twitter: "RIP Summer 2018. Wednesday 18th April - Saturday 21 April. "Gone but not forgotten." Another added: "It's Monday and the weather is miserable... this time last week the sun was shining. What has happened?!" Met office weather report: heavy rain and wind in southern parts with some sunny spells in Scotland and western areas of England Another added: "What a miserable Monday... can't we all go back home, snuggle under the duvet and wait for this weather to blow over?" Photographs have revealed wet-footed Brits struggling to get to work, with … [Read more...] about UK weather sees rain-sodden Brits take to social media with memes as UK gets a month’s worth of rain in ONE DAY
A SIZZLING mini-heatwave will leave Brits basking in 23C temperatures next month thanks to the Beauty from the East. Here is what we know about the hot spell due to sweep the country after a miserable and chilly end to April. What is the UK weather forecast for this week? A cold front moved in over the weekend and Brits have woken up to a soggy start with a month's worth of rain due on the Monday alone. Up to 70mm of rain is set to lash the country with gale force winds up to 60mph expected along with it. Met Office meteorologist Becky Mitchell said this morning: "There's been some steady rain overnight and that rain is going to last throughout the day. "The highest we have had so far is down towards Kent and East Sussex, we've already had 18mm in a few spots in Kent and that's just overnight." But it's not all bad news, with Brits pinning their hopes on a sunny Bank Holiday - with temperatures expected to climb to a warm 21C next weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow … [Read more...] about What is the UK weather forecast this week and will there be a heatwave in May?
BRITS have woken to a soggy Monday morning with a month's worth of rain expected today. Up to 70mm of rain will lash the country today, with gale force winds up to 60mph expected as a yellow weather warning remains in place. But it's not all bad news, with Brits pinning their hopes on a sunny Bank Holiday - with temperatures expected to climb to a warm 21C next weekend. Met Office meteorologist Becky Mitchell said this morning: "There's been some steady rain overnight and that rain is going to last throughout the day. "The highest we have had so far is down towards Kent and East Sussex. We've already had 18mm in a few spots in Kent and that's just overnight." Expected downfalls of 60 to 70mm will outstrip the usual 40 to 45mm seen in just one month for some areas. More than 30 flood alerts are in place. Today's wet weather has come from a slow-moving low pressure band pushing up from the continent, with Becky explaining: "It does feel a bit more like winter, seeing as we are in … [Read more...] about UK weather brings a month’s worth of rain TODAY as 60mph gusts lash Britain – but 21C sunshine to return for Bank Holiday
Valborg celebrations in Lund last year. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT Snow? Rain? Sun? The answer is: all of the above. Walpurgis (Valborg) celebrations take place across Sweden on April 30th as bonfires are lit to welcome in the start of spring. As The Local has previously reported, it looks like the weather will be typically unpredictable. The day is set to start with morning snow in the far north, but most of the country is expected to get clear skies (or at least no rain) with temperatures ranging between 10C and 15C during the day. But just in time for the lighting of bonfires, the sky could open up in southern Sweden. "In the afternoon and evening at least all of Götaland will be affected by this rainfall. It is possible it will make it up to Svealand later in the evening," meteorologist Jon Jörpeland told newswire TT. If you're in northern Sweden, however, you've got a good chance at sunny skies in the evening. But wrap up warm, because temperatures could drop to … [Read more...] about Walpurgis weather forecast: What you need to know