Here’s a collection of local info…
Weather Outlook for Southend and Rochford District
Friday: Sunny Intervals, Minimum Temperature: 16°C (61°F) Maximum Temperature: 21°C (69°F)
Maximum Temperature: 21°C (69°F), Minimum Temperature: 16°C (61°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:02 BST, Sunset: 21:05 BST
Saturday: Thundery Showers, Minimum Temperature: 13°C (56°F) Maximum Temperature: 23°C (74°F)
Maximum Temperature: 23°C (74°F), Minimum Temperature: 13°C (56°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:03 BST, Sunset: 21:03 BST
Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Minimum Temperature: 13°C (55°F)
Minimum Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 67%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:06 BST
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