So race day is likely to dawn cloudy with a chance of some rain in the air as the first wave from the main band comes through. Any rain should be light and showery before sunrise, then a clearer spell of weather arrives during the morning support races.
Heat will play a part as we go through the middle of Sunday in the lead up to the race. A light breeze will continue to drive up warm air from the south and air temperature is likely to reach 31 or 32 degrees. With clouds already in the area and higher humidity anticipted, thundery showers could be triggered through the early part of the afternoon.
There is no guarantee on the potential for showers during the race and the situation is on a knife-edge, hence today’s link with the latest rainfall plots – but there are certain indicators that are condusive to shower development in the area during tomorrow afternoon.
The race teams and forecasters will certainly be kept tenterhooks over the next 24 hours as this system evolves and plays out. I will be monitoring up to three different radars through tonight and tomorrow, and needless to say latest updates will be posted via the Twitter feed in the lead-up to the event. If I had to nail a prediction on this now, I would suggest there will be some light rain around dawn for a time, then a reasonable chance of a shower mid-afternoon towards the end of the race – just for entertainment’s sake.
That’s it for the blog forecasts this week. I hope you all enjoy the Hungarian Grand Prix – whatever the weather – and we’ll do it all over again after the summer break.
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