The short-range forecast is a general description of the expected weather for all districts of Essex covering today, tonight and tomorrow. The forecast indicates high winds, thunderstorms, and significant rain or snowfalls where appropriate.

Using high-resolution output from a selection of meteorological computer models, we can deliver accurate hyperlocal weather forecasts for the county of Essex.

MetCast owns and operates a network of weather stations across Essex. These automatic stations send detailed weather data back to our offices every five minutes. This data, combined with satellite, rainfall radar and synoptic reports from across the United Kingdom, assist our team in providing a genuinely local and accurate Essex weather forecast.

Our forecasts may NOT be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed in whole or part except for personal use.

We welcome your feedback, suggestion or complaint about any aspect of our forecasts. You can telephone us at any time on 01376 800000 or contact us securely online.

Whilst we provide a comprehensive weather forecast service for Essex, we urge visitors to check the Met Office website regularly for any severe weather warnings and the Environment Agency website for any flood warnings that may affect the surrounding areas.