Showers on Tuesday should give way to some sunny intervals midweek as high pressure begins to dominate our weather. Cloud will increase again towards the end of the week and at the start of the weekend and although it should remain mostly dry brief rain showers still cannot be ruled out.
The pressure wave from the underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific arrived in the Stirling atmosphere on Saturday evening.
The huge eruption in the ocean near Tonga happened in the early hours of Saturday morning (UK Time) resulting in Tsunamis in nearby countries but the effects of the eruption have travelled around the globe.
Compared to last week it will be warmer in the coming days with daytime temperatures around 8ºC to 10ºC with the overnight temperature expected to stay above freezing. After a wet start to the week it will remain mostly cloudy with just a few glimpses of sunshine.
On this day 10 years ago Stirling was battered by wind speeds reaching hurricane category 1 force.
Wind speeds peaked at 74.3mph in the city area on Tuesday 03 January 2012.
After record breaking temperatures in Stirling over the new year it will be much colder this week as the mild temperatures give way to overnight frosts and daytime highs of between 3ºC to 7ºC. Lows could drop to -4ºC midweek when it will be mostly clear skies with sunny intervals during the day.
At the start of each month I take a look back at the previous month's weather information for Stirling.
More historical weather stats can be found on the Stirling Weather website
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