Early morning sunshine hanging on to the east of the region. But thickening cloud from the west, bringing spots of patchy rain and drizzle.
A lot of cloud out today. Grey, leaden skies. Thicker cloud giving chance of drizzly or patchy rain. Temperatures up to 7.
Midlanders are still affected by severe flood warnings. Here is a list of areas affected by the floods.
In Walsall, in the West Midlands, neighbours lifted a tree which had fallen on top of a man in Woodend Road at about 1.15pm, according to West Midlands Ambulance Service.
A spokesman said medics treated the man for neck and back pain and he was taken to hospital for further assessment.
Gusts of up to 69mph have been recorded in the East Midlands and up to 59mph in the West Midlands.
The high winds have caused chaos and disruption across the region.
People in the Midlands are being affected by the strong winds currently hitting the UK.
But, what do the weather alerts and warnings actually mean?
Met Office warnings:
Green - no severe weather
Yellow - be aware
Amber - be prepared
Red - take action
Environment Agency alerts and warnings:
Severe flood warning - severe flood, danger to life
Flood warning - flooding is expected, immediate action required
Flood alert - flooding is possible, be prepared
High winds have forced more than one aircraft to abort landings at Birmingham Airport today.
In this footage, the pilot of a propellor powered plane, a Dash 8, aborts the landing.
Video courtesy of YouTube/David Goodship.
The majority of the Birmingham German Market has been closed after reports of debris striking members of the public, near the new Library.
Medics treated two patients at the scene after one of the market stalls reportedly overturned. The immediate area had been evacuated.
A care worker described how his car was crushed in a split second by a falling tree just moments after parking.
Muhammad Sial - a devout Muslim who prays everyday - said his prayers must have been answered following his near-miss in Birmingham.
The 66-year-old said: "I didn't hear a noise, I just got to the front door and turned to look back and the tree had smashed my car.
"The trunk of the tree was lying right across my car - it had happened just in an instant.
"I think my prayers and the prayers of my clients must have been answered."
Elsewhere, in Solihull, another driver had a lucky escape suffering only minor injuries as a tree fell on her car, smashing the driver's side windscreen.
In Birmingham's city centre, a pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by falling window glass according to West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service.
Two people were also hurt when the roof blew off one of the huts which make up the city's highly popular Christmas German market, forcing its closure on safety grounds.
Due to high winds areas of the Birmingham German market have closed. As soon as the winds have calmed everything will be re-opened
Nottingham City Council has confirmed the high winds hitting the region today have cause some services to be disrupted.
- The grounds and house at Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey have been closed on advice from tree officers, following reports of falling branches.
- The Arboretum Park is also closed.
- Stalls and the ice rink on the Winter Wonderland have closed temporarily.
- The swimming pool at Portland Leisure Centre has closed as a precaution while an inspection can be carried out to the roof. The rest of the leisure centre remains open.
– Nottingham City Council spokesman
We will continue to monitor the weather and forecasts and will take any precautionary action we feel is necessary to ensure that members of the public are not at risk of harm. We hope that everything can re-open as normal by tomorrow.