The winds will continue to strengthen and from 9pm today through to 9am on Thursday morning a Met Office warning for strong winds is in force.
Winds could gust up from 40-60mph. In addition heavy rain has the potential to bring disruption to transport, tree damage and temporary power cuts.
We've been getting to know Chris on his first week as a weather presenter for ITV Anglia and it turns out he knows the region quite well
The Anglia region has experienced the relatively unusual phenomenon of snow during a thunderstorm as temperatures dipped below -4°C