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Sunday   (26 February 2017)
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Monday   (27 February 2017)
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Tuesday   (28 February 2017)
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Wednesday   (01 March 2017)
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Issued at: 0700 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for North West England

Another windy day, with rain arriving from the west.

Today:

After a dry and bright start, it will become cloudier and windier with rain reaching Cumbria during the morning. Rain will spread east during the afternoon, heavy at times. A windy day, with severe gales possible around coasts and hills. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

Further showers will be moving in from the west overnight, locally heavy at times, particularly over exposed coasts and hills. Cold with clear spells in between showers, with patchy frost. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Monday:

Unsettled, with heavy and blustery showers moving across all parts, with sunny spells in between. Hail and thunder is likely, with snow over the hills. Feeling rather cold for most. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled, with heavy showers on Tuesday, with snow over the hills. Cold with overnight frost and ice. Further bands of rain spreading east on Wednesday and Thursday.

Updated at: 0204 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Another windy day, with rain moving in from the west.

Today:

Further rain, heavy in places, prolonged across Scotland, will move southeastwards during the day, although not reaching southeast England until later. Turning colder with showers in the west. Windy for many, with severe gales in exposed northern and western parts.

Tonight:

Rain slow to clear southeast England. Turning colder, with showers in the north and west, heavy at times, with snow over northern hills and the risk of ice.

Monday:

Early rain soon clearing far southeast England. Heavy showers moving across all parts with sunny spells in between. Hail and thunder is likely, with hill snow. Windy in the south.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Unsettled, with heavy showers on Tuesday, wintry over northern hills, with overnight frost and ice. Further bands of rain spreading east on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures nearer normal.

Updated at: 0159 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Mar 2017 to Saturday 11 Mar 2017:

An unsettled picture is likely as frontal systems move into the UK from the west or southwest, bringing wet and windy weather at times with gales in places. Snow is likely over northern hills, with a low risk of some snow more widely at times across the north. Between frontal systems, there should be some spells of brighter weather with showers which may be wintry at times in the north. Nevertheless, some brief quieter, drier spells are also likely. Temperatures will generally vary around normal for the time of year, often slightly above average in the south but rather cold at times in the north, with night frosts. There remains the possibility of a more widely settled but colder period, perhaps giving wintry showers in the east and north.

Updated at: 1200 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

UK Outlook for Sunday 12 Mar 2017 to Sunday 26 Mar 2017:

For the rest of March signals are weak and confidence is low. It will probably be rather unsettled with spells of wet and windy weather at first, interspersed with brighter and showery conditions. Some snow is also possible across the north of the UK. There should, however, also be some drier and brighter spells, where we may see some local frost and fog at times overnight. Temperatures are expected to be slightly above normal for the time of year. However, there remains the possibility of seeing a more prolonged cold spell, with an increased chance of snow in places. This is more likely later in the period.

Updated at: 1159 on Sat 25 Feb 2017