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  1. Yes the BBC website/app wind speeds woefully inadequate for my area. Others like Met Office/XC weather seem spot on with gusts of around 50mph
  2. Definitely as windy here just down the road in Mansfield as it was for most of yesterday, aside from when the squall line came through - very gusty at the moment, the third period of very strong winds in 36 hours.
  3. To my totally untrained eye the latest GFS run seems to take the very worst of the wind gusts a little further south than before - or is that just wishful thinking from my point of view in the north Midlands/south Yorkshire area and not wanting the worst of the wind?
  4. Yet for me in Mansfield and the East Midlands in general the speeds have been increased to gusts 60mph Sunday afternoon and mean speeds 30mph which is extremely unusual for our location.
  5. Surprised by MetOffice wind warning for Thursday for my area (Notts) - predicted winds for my area (Notts) even on their own website are higher today than Thursday. Now if the warning was for Monday night/Tuesday early hours I could understand it but guess that is too far out at the moment.
  6. Yes and to think local TV said Sunday would be dry for me (Mansfield) on Sunday on Friday night! The rain band has spread and now looks like the rain will last for us
  7. Serious question. When will the rain stop around Mansfield - all previous forecasts now out of the window as the rain is intensifying (if that was possible) for us yet the overall area of rain is shrinking.
  8. Absolutely hammering it down still in Mansfield, no let up and looking at the radar still a lot more to come. Also turning very occasionally to sleety stuff but then reverting back to rain. When will it stop?
  9. Yes definitely ebbing and flowing with the torrential rain first just north of me, then over me, then just south and then back over and north etc
  10. Yes the main area of rain seems focused just south of Sheffield and right over us in a line from say Derby to just north of Grimsby... which stubbornly is refusing to move further north at the moment.
  11. Thank you, fingers crossed... and that the rain moves through quickly... though the stronger winds this time is not helping!
  12. Mansfield, where I am, has been very wet for most of the day and now torrential ran for abut an hour - with a lot more to come n the radar. Whats it with Thursdays and Saturdays and heavy rain this year!
  13. And the North Midlands suffering too once again - i.e Mansfield where I am has had heavy-ish/moderate rain for most of the day and is now torrential and has been very heavy for around an hour - and looking at the radar there is an awful lot more to come.
  14. Hope you are right because that would mean the rain eases in my area (Mansfield) but looking at the radar I fear persistent often heavy rain for me for the rest of the day and possibly through most of the evening/night. Or am I wrong?
  15. Will it ever stop for any length of time? After a couple of dry hours in Mansfield - the first since 11am Monday - we have had another wet afternoon and evening looking likely
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