Line Echo Wave Pattern

BBC/Met Office forecaster commented on twitter

Is that a LEWP?

I’ve not heard of this term before. From Wikipedia

A LEWP, according to the NWAS, is defined as “a squall line that has developed into a wave-like pattern due to acceleration at one end of the line and deceleration along the portion immediately adjacent.”

The bow like pattern does make it a possiblity. Here’s some screen grabs

Met Office amber warning from earlier today

Sure a few in the Midlands and North West have would appreciated a warning.

PLAY SUSPENDED- Stoke 0-0 Man Utd And they are coming off! Hail has stopped play at the Britannia.


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