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Rain and mean sea level pressure

Base Time: Fri 30 Jul 2021 12 UTC T+6 Valid time: Fri 30 Jul 2021 18 UTC

Mean sea level pressure and 6h precipitation

These charts show forecasts of Mean Sea Level Pressure (MSLP - surface pressure reduced to mean sea level), and 6h precipitation from the ECMWF HRES model.
MSLP is shown with black contours - isobars every 5 hPa.
Precipitation which includes all precipitation types (rain, snow etc.) is represented using colour shades and has units of mm of rainfall equivalent.

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