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Tuesday   (27 September 2016)
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Wednesday   (28 September 2016)
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Thursday   (29 September 2016)
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Monday   (03 October 2016)
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Issued at: 0500 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for North West England

Some brightness today but further rain expected.

Today:

It'll be a grey and damp start to the day for most with patchy light rain and drizzle. Brighter conditions will move in from the northwest through the afternoon with some sunshine but the breeze will be strong. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

Tonight will be dry with clear spells. The westerly wind will be strong along the coast and the cloud will thicken in the west towards dawn with patchy rain here. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Wednesday:

Patchy rain and drizzle will ease for most by Wednesday afternoon. There'll be some brightness developing but the winds will be strong for many. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday will be mostly bright with some showers likely. Friday and Saturday will then see a mixture of sunny spells and showers, with the odd rumble of thunder likely.

Updated at: 0443 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Some brightness today but further rain expected.

Today:

It'll be a grey and damp start to the day for most with patchy light rain and drizzle. Brighter conditions will move in from the northwest through the day with some sunshine but it'll be windy in the north.

Tonight:

It will stay windy in the north tonight with showers here. It'll be a dry night for most with clear spells but rain will move into Northern Ireland later.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will start dry and bright for most. Rain, heavy at times, and strong winds will affect northern and western parts especially. It will feel very warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain will slowly clear the south on Thursday with blustery showers elsewhere. Friday and Saturday will have sunshine and blustery showers, with thunder likely in northwest.

Updated at: 0414 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 1 Oct 2016 to Monday 10 Oct 2016:

The weekend will be breezy, with a risk of gales at times in the north and west. Showers or longer spells of rain are likely, which will be most persistent in northern and western parts, with the best of any bright spells in the southeast. Changeable conditions are expected to continue through the rest of the period with mainly west or southwesterly winds dominating. This will bring showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some brighter periods. The most persistent rain occurring in the northwest, where there is also the risk of occasional gales. Some good brighter spells are possible in the southeast. Temperatures a little below average at first, but then rising to near or above average in the south, and perhaps also at times further north.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Tuesday 11 Oct 2016 to Tuesday 25 Oct 2016:

There is currently low confidence for the forecast during the second half of October. However, the most likely scenario is for a continuation of mainly west or southwesterly winds. This will bring changeable weather with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed with some dry and bright periods. The north and west is likely to see the heaviest and most persistent rain, with also strong winds or gales at times. The south and east is likely to see the best of the dry and bright conditions, with the possibility of some more prolonged settled spells. Temperatures will vary through the period, but probably averaging out slight above average for the time of year, with an increasing risk of overnight frost in the more settled spells.

Updated at: 1205 on Mon 26 Sep 2016