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Sunday   (25 September 2016)
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Monday   (26 September 2016)
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Tuesday   (27 September 2016)
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Issued at: 0000 on Sun 25 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for South West England

Sunny spells and showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Windy with a band of heavy rain sweeping east across the area through the night. The rain will clear all areas by dawn leaving a breezy but mild end to the night. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Sunday:

Tomorrow will be a day of sunshine and rather blustery showers, these perhaps heavy and thundery in places. Feeling a little cooler than Saturday. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy on Monday with gales possible around coasts and outbreaks of rain through the day. Further strong winds at times on Tuesday and Wednesday with occasional rain or showers.

Updated at: 1541 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Windy in the north and west overnight. Rain across Scotland, Wales and western England will continue to spread eastwards, reaching eastern counties by dawn. Clear spells following for many with blustery showers moving in from the west.

Sunday:

Rain clearing eastern England early afternoon. Otherwise, a mix of sunshine and showers turning heavy and perhaps thundery in the north and west. Cooler than Saturday, especially in the east.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Strong winds and heavy rain at times through this period. Northern areas tending to see the most persistent rain and strongest winds with gales. Southern especially southeastern areas drier overall.

Updated at: 1540 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 29 Sep 2016 to Saturday 8 Oct 2016:

Windy on Thursday, particularly in the north with gales or severe gales possible here. Persistent rain in the north at first turning more showery. Brighter further south with winds easing. Lighter winds initially on Friday although with rain and stronger winds arriving from the west later. This unsettled pattern is then expected to continue through the remainder of the period, with spells of rain mixed with brighter, drier but occasional showery interludes. The northwest should see the most of the wet weather, with a risk of gales at times. Drier in southeastern parts, but some rain and breezy conditions are still possible. Temperatures should be around average through the rest of September, but perhaps a little below average at times from the start of October, with some overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Oct 2016 to Sunday 23 Oct 2016:

Low confidence for the weather details for October. Currently, it is most likely that the unsettled weather will continue. Rain and strong winds possible at times for much of the country, especially in the north, intermixed with quieter, drier spells, these mainly in the south. Temperatures around, or slightly below average, with an increasing chance of some chilly nights and local frosts, especially in the north.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016