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Braintree Weather

The very latest Braintree forecast from the Essex Weather and Flood Forecasting Centre can be found below. If you wish to report a severe weather event, please e-mail:

Thursday Fri 25 Sat 26 Sun 27 Mon 28 Tue 29
15 °c
17 °c | 7 °c
13 °c | 8 °c
15 °c | 6 °c
16 °c | 7 °c
15 °c | 7 °c
NW 5 mph
NE 9 mph
S 14 mph
SE 12 mph
SE 9 mph
SW 8 mph
1 mm
2 mm
4 mm
0 mm
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medium range outlook

A cloudy start with any lingering overnight showery rain clearing shortly after dawn. Brighter conditions developing, then mostly dry and sunny this afternoon. Scattered heavy showers possible late in the day, though most areas remain dry. Light North-Westerly winds and temperatures reaching a respectable 15 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 40 % | Rainfall Amount: 0-3 mm | Sunrise: 5.43 am

Pollen and Spore Level: 4 (Moderate) | UV Level: 2 (Low) | Pollution Level: 2 (Low)

Thursday Night
Any heavy showers dying away to leave a dry evening with some late sunny intervals. Overnight, mist and low cloud will arrive from the North Sea bringing the risk of patchy rain. Mild once again and temperatures falling no lower than 7 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 15 % | Rainfall Amount: 0 mm | Sunset: 8.09 pm

Rather cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain affecting all areas through the course of the day. The best of any brightness or sunshine during the late afternoon/evening. Maximum temperature 17 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 99 % | Rainfall Amount: 2-4 mm | Sunrise: 5.41 am

Pollen and Spore Level: 3 (Moderate) | UV Level: 1 (Low) | Pollution Level: 1 (Low)

Saturday to Monday
Saturday likely to be mostly cloudy with rain or showers at times. Sunday and Monday more likely to see some dry weather but still with the risk of some showers.

Issued at: 05.30 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

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Chief Forecaster's Commentary

Mainly dry through this morning with any mist quickly clearing. Sunny spells and scattered, slow moving showers this afternoon, mainly affecting Eastern districts of Essex with the odd heavy one possible. Winds will remain light and it will feel warm.

Updated at: 05.00 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Three Hourly Planner for Thu 24 Apr
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Weather in Braintree

A graphical 5 day forecast is presented for Braintree and is based upon the latest run of the ECMWF computer model. Updated twice daily, this outlook provides a detailed view of temperature, rainfall and expected weather conditions for the local area.

Our text and hourly forecasts are updated throughout the day by our in-house team of meteorologists and include the latest output from the Met Office UKV and Euro4 numerical weather prediction models. These kilometre-scale forecasting models produce significantly improved Braintree forecasts and pinpoint small scale features such as thunderstorms, fog and snow.

Whilst we provide a premium weather forecast service for Essex, we urge visitors to check the Met Office site regularly for any severe weather warnings and the Environment Agency site for any local flood warnings.

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