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yellow Warnings have been issued for Queensferry (Edinburgh), Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Queensferry (Edinburgh)

Queensferry (Edinburgh) last 24 hours
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Tuesday   (21 February 2017)
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Wednesday   (22 February 2017)
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Thursday   (23 February 2017)
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Friday   (24 February 2017)
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Saturday   (25 February 2017)
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Sunday   (26 February 2017)
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Monday   (27 February 2017)
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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Rain turning to clear spells and showers overnight. Remaining windy.

This Evening and Tonight:

Persistent, and occasionally heavy rain at first, giving way to drier, clearer weather later this evening and overnight. A few showers following, these wintry on the hills. A cold, windy night with strong to gale force westerly winds. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Wednesday:

Starting windy with sunny spells and further showers, wintry on hills. Showers becoming fewer by afternoon with more sunshine, especially Borders. The strong west or northwest winds also easing down. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain, sleet and snow on Thursday morning with occasionally strong winds, clearing later. Drier, brighter Friday but still cold. Wet, windy Friday night and Saturday with rain preceded by snow.

Updated at: 1521 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very wet and windy at times.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be windy through this evening and overnight, with gales across Scotland. However, clear spells will start to develop across the north with a patchy frost forming. Elsewhere, it'll be cloudy and mild, with heavy rain for some.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will be windy for many, with sunny spells in the north, along with some showers. Further south it'll be cloudy and mild, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Storm Doris will sweep in from the west on Thursday, bringing widespread gales, with hill snow in the north. Friday will be drier, but wet and breezy again on Saturday.

Updated at: 1501 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Feb 2017 to Tuesday 7 Mar 2017:

Late February and early March look generally mild, changeable and unsettled at times, with Atlantic depressions pushing across the UK. This means there will be spells of rain, some of which could be heavy across high ground in the north and west, and accompanied by windy conditions, perhaps with gales at times, again more likely in the north and west. Showers in between these Atlantic systems could be wintry over northern hills. Some wind and rain is likely for the south and east too, though with more prolonged spells of drier and brighter weather in-between. Throughout this period there remains a lower chance that high pressure centred to the southwest of the UK may become more dominant and this would mean rather more settled conditions establishing themselves, with overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1207 on Tue 21 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 8 Mar 2017 to Wednesday 22 Mar 2017:

For March there is a fair amount of uncertainty, but the weather is most likely to be unsettled at first. There will be spells of wet and windy weather, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions with some snow possible across the north of the UK. There will, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, particularly in the south and east where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be around average for the time of year but there remains a small chance of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, if settled conditions develop more widely. This is most probable later in the period.

Updated at: 1207 on Tue 21 Feb 2017