Hour-by-hour forecast as heavy rain and thunder head for Chesterfield

Here is the hour-by-hour weather forecast for Chesterfield as the town braces heavy rain and thunder.

Saturday, 3rd July 2021, 12:03 pm

The Met Office has already issued a yellow ‘be aware’ alert which is valid between 6am today (Saturday, July 3) and Sunday at 11.59pm.

A Met Office spokesperson said: “An area of heavy rain and some thunderstorms is expected to develop on Saturday morning over southern England and then move northeastwards before clearing into the North Sea Saturday afternoon.

"Many places will see a short period of heavy rain while some may see a more prolonged period of rain along with some intense bursts, with lightning and hail.

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“Under the heavier rain some sites could see 30 to 40mm of rain falling in a few hours.

“Once this clears, further heavy showers are expected to break out.

“These will be more hit-and-miss with many sites staying dry following early rain, but where they do occur, there is a chance of 30 to 35mm rain falling in an hour, again accompanied by lightning and hail.”

SATURDAY

12pm: Light rain

1pm: Heavy rain

2pm: Thunder shower

3pm: Overcast

4pm: Light rain shower

5pm: Light rain shower

6pm: Light rain shower

7pm: Sunny intervals

8pm: Cloudy

9pm: Light rain shower

10pm: Partly cloudy

11pm: Partly cloudly

12am: Partly cloudy

SUNDAY

1am: Partly cloudy

2am: Partly cloudy

3am: Partly cloudy

4am: Partly cloudy

5am: Cloudy

6am: Cloudy

7am: Cloudy

8am: Cloudy

9am: Cloudy

10am: Cloudy

11am: Light rain shower

12pm: Light rain

1pm: Thunder

2pm: Cloudy

3pm: Light rain shower

4pm: Light rain shower

5pm: Light rain shower

6pm: Cloudy