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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: swf@essexweather.com

Wed Night Thu 24 Fri 25 Sat 26 Sun 27 Mon 28
16 °c | 8 °c
16 °c | 7 °c
14 °c | 8 °c
15 °c | 8 °c
15 °c | 7 °c
SE 12 mph
SW 5 mph
SE 10 mph
SE 15 mph
SE 9 mph
SE 9 mph
2 mm
0 mm
3 mm
4 mm
3 mm
5 mm
medium range outlook

Wednesday Night
Dry and fine this evening with late spells of sunshine. Increasing cloud overnight will bring outbreaks of rain to all parts of the district, perhaps heavy with occasional thundery downpours. Light winds and mild. Minimum temperatures 8 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 85 % | Rainfall Amount: 1-4 mm | Sunset: 8.08 pm

Thursday
Lingering overnight rain slowly easing to allow brighter conditions to develop. The best of any sunshine during the afternoon and early evening. Still warm despite limited sunshine. Maximum temperature 16 degrees Celsius.

Rainfall Risk: 60 % | Rainfall Amount: 0-1 mm | Sunrise: 5.43 am

Pollen and Spore Level: 3 (Moderate) | UV Level: 2 (Low) | Pollution Level: 2 (Low)

Friday to Sunday
Remaining unsettled, with occasional rain or showers separated by drier and brighter interludes. Feeling a little cooler than of late, particularly as winds strengthen into the weekend.

Issued at: 16.49 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Rainfall Radar | Satellite Imagery | Be Prepared

Chief Forecaster's Commentary

An area of thundery rain will pass close to the South-East Coast overnight. Whilst the heaviest rain is expected to remain offshore, many places will see a spell of rain between midnight and 5AM on Thursday.

Updated at: 16.30 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Three Hourly Planner for Wed 23 Apr
Hour
Conditions
Temperature
Wind Dir
Wind Speed
Wind Gust
06:00
8 °c
SE
7 mph
14 mph
09:00
13 °c
SE
10 mph
20 mph
12:00
16 °c
SE
12 mph
22 mph
15:00
17 °c
SE
13 mph
23 mph
18:00
14 °c
SE
9 mph
17 mph
21:00
11 °c
SE
7 mph
15 mph

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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