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Met Office – Heat Health Watch – Level 2 – alert and readiness issued

 

Heat Health Watch – Correction to alert issued yesterday – Met Office now states West Midlands not expected to reach heatwave levels on Saturday.

 

Level 2 – Alert and Readiness

 

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/heat-health/#?tab=hotWeatherAlert

An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. Alerts are issued once a day by 0900 if required and are not subject to amendment in between standard issue times. Note that the details of the forecast weather are valid at the time of issue but may change over the period that an alert remains in force. These details will not be updated here unless the alert level also changes, the latest forecast details can be obtained at the following link:

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/#?tab=map

Temperatures are expected to climb close to heatwave thresholds across the East Midlands and Yorshire and the Humber regions during Friday and Saturday, then the highest temperatures transfer southwards to affect East of England, Southeast England, London and parts of Southwest England during Saturday and Sunday.  The alert states that the West Midlands has a 50 % risk of heatwave. The highest temperatures are expected on Friday and Saturday, getting close to heatwave criteria.

 

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