Derby Weather: Hour-by-hour forecast according to the Met Office as Storm Agnes hits

Derby is braced for the effects of Storm Agnes to hit this afternoon and into the evening
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Heavy downpours are forecast for Derby as Storm Agnes sweeps across the UK on Wednesday and Thursday.

Earlier this week the yellow weather warning for strong winds issued by the Met Office for Wednesday and Thursday included Derby - however, the warning has since been scaled back, leaving Derby just outside of the warning area.

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Heavy rain is expected to hit Derby from 3pm on Wednesday afternoon, continuing through until the early evening - and previously predicted gusts of up to 60mph are now not expected, with wind speeds forecast to reach highs of 35mph tonight.

On Thursday the worst of the weather will be behind Derby, however conditions will remain cloudy throughout the day, with only a small chance of showers predicted.

Hour by hour forecast for Wednesday

1pm - Cloudy with 20% chance of rain / Temperature 17C

2pm - Cloudy with 10% chance of rain / Temperature 18C

3pm - The afternoon rain will be at it's heaviest with 90% chance

4pm - Rain chances easing off to 60%

5pm - Conditions continue to ease with chances of rain reduced to 50%

6pm - Over cast with 10% chance of rain

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7pm - The second deluge is predicted during early evening, with 80% chance forecast

8pm - rain easing off again down to 60% chance

9pm - Over cast as the evening progresses with only a small chance of rain

10pm - Wind speeds reach highs of 35mph, with only a small chance of rain

11pm - Wind speeds remain steady with more rain likely