Travel disruption expected as extensive dense fog is forecast for tomorrow

Weather Warning issued for dense fog patches
Weather Warning issued for dense fog patches Photo: ITV News Central

High Pressure is dominating our weather this week which is great as it's giving us settled conditions but it is also bringing lots of low cloud and dense fog patches.

The fog will reform overnight tonight and again through the morning tomorrow as the sun rises. It will be extensive across the East and West Midlands with visibility down to 100m in some locations.

Travel disruption is expected as the fog will be at it worst around 7-8am. You are advised to check with airports and leave extra time for your journey.

  • WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  • Fog lifting to reveal sunshine
  • Light winds
  • Feeling milder than yesterday with highs of 13c
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT
  • Clear skies until after midnight when the fog will reform
  • Extensive, dense fog
  • Visibility down to less than 100m for some locations
  • Temperatures close to freezing with a touch of ground frost possible
Fog will reform overnight tonight
Fog will reform overnight tonight Credit: ITV News Central
  • THURSDAY MORNING
  • The fog will continue to develop as the sun rises becoming most extensive at 7-8am when many of us are driving to work and school
  • Travel is expected to be disrupted
  • The Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands will escape the worst of the fog on higher ground as it will be low lying.
Thursday Afternoon East Midlands: Dry and sunny afternoon
Thursday Afternoon East Midlands: Dry and sunny afternoon Credit: ITV News Central
Thursday Afternoon West Midlands: Fog will lift
Thursday Afternoon West Midlands: Fog will lift Credit: ITV News Central
  • THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  • The fog lifting into low cloud but not until after lunch
  • Then we will gradually see some sunshine develop
  • Highs of 13c
  • with light winds
  • Thursday night will be a repeat performance with more dense fog patches
Weekend outlook: Breezy and Cloudy
Weekend outlook: Breezy and Cloudy Credit: ITV News Central
  • FRIDAY
  • Fog slow to clear but turning brighter by the afternoon
  • WEEKEND
  • Cloudy, breezy and feeling cooler.
  • Best chance of sunshine will be on Sunday afternoon