Low cloud in the wake of a cold front in the east is producing little if any rain. Low, patchy cloud along the south with cool and gusty onshore winds causing showers and some areas of small hail. Clearing skies in the northwest are due to a strengthening high pressure ridge.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are: