What's in store for the weather in Hartlepool for the rest of the weekend as yellow thunderstorm warning in place?

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms is in place across the North East and much of teh country.

Saturday, 3rd July 2021, 4:55 pm
Seaton Carew, Hartlepool. Picture by Frank Reid

Hartlepool saw the first prolonged rain for several weeks on Saturday, July 3.

But what is in store for the rest of Saturday and the weekend?

The Met Office says the region will be generally dull and murky with extensive low cloud, mist and fog patches.

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Some outbreaks of drizzle at times, especially over the hills but with clear spells developing.

Sunday, July 4 is due to see sunshine and frequent and occasionally heavy showers with a risk of thunder.

However it will feel warm and humid though cooler along the coast.

The temperature could reach as high as 22C.

A breakdown of the forecast for Hartlepool includes:

3pm: A strong chance of heavy rain but very mild at 16C

4pm: Rain eases off but still a 60% chance of a shower. 16C

5pm: Clearing up but cloudy. Only 20% chance of rain. 15C

6pm – rest of the day: Cloudy with a 10% likelihood of a shower and staying mild at 15C.

Into Sunday

8am: Dry and cloudy and warm at 17C

9am: Cloudy but the sun breaking out. 18C

10am: Cloudy with sunny intervals. 19C

11am: Sunny intervals. 18C.

12pm-8pm: A mix of sun and showers but warm at 18C.

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