Live updates as ‘red alert’ extreme heat warning now in force across Mansfield and Ashfield

Mansfield and Ashfield has been issued a red warning for extreme heat across Monday and Tuesday, July 18 and 19.

Monday, 18th July 2022, 9:06 am
Updated Monday, 18th July 2022, 9:06 am

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Scorching heat has been forecasted.

Live updates as ‘red alert’ extreme heat warning now in force in Mansfield and Ashfield

Last updated: Monday, 18 July, 2022, 11:40

  • Mansfield and Ashfield has been issued a red warning for extreme heat across Monday and Tuesday, July 18 and 19

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Met Office issues first ever red warning for extreme heat in Mansfield

A red warning for extreme heat has been issued for the first time across Mansfield and Ashfield as scorching temperatures arrive tomorrow.

BBC Weather predicts Mansfield will peak at about 35/36C today, between 3pm and 6pm - but warns tomorrow could hit 40C.

Today’s hour-by-hour temperatures...

10am - 26C, light winds from south-south-west.

11am - 29C.

Noon - 31C

1pm - 33C

2pm - 34C

3pm - 35C

4pm - 35C, feels like 36C

5pm - 35C, feels like 37C

6pm - 35C

7pm - 34C

8pm - 33C

9pm - 30C

And then dropping to a ‘low’ of 22C overnight.

‘Only travel if necessary

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