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Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Strong winds over far north easing. Driest in east.

Today:

Strong winds and frequent showers around Thurso clearing this morning. Eastern Highland mainly dry and bright with some sunny intervals, while western areas see more cloud and some patchy rain at times. Moderate to fresh westerly breeze gradually easing. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Tonight:

A few patches of light rain at first in the west otherwise a mainly dry evening and night. Some clear intervals in east. Strengthening southerly winds for the Western Isles. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

A dry start, and much of the Great Glen and East Highland will remain dry though cloudy. Rain will spread to the Isles, edging into the Northwest Highlands later. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday starting mainly dry then clouding over with patchy rain in the west. Wednesday and Thursday more unsettled with bands of rain and strong to gale force winds.

Updated at: 0232 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mainly dry and mild with light winds.

Today:

Sunday will be dry for most, though fresher than in recent days. There will be some hazy sunshine, especially in the south. Brisk winds in the north will gradually die down and patchy rain will affect some north-western areas.

Tonight:

It will stay dry overnight but fog will develop widely in much of England and Wales. Temperatures will be lower than recently with frost in some rural areas.

Monday:

Fog will slowly clear tomorrow morning leaving it dry and cloudy. A band of mostly light rain in the far south-west will gradually spread north-eastwards. Eastern parts will stay dry.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

It will stay mild and cloudy with patchy rain and some night frost and fog. The north will be windy at times. Thursday will see heavier rain and stronger winds.

Updated at: 0200 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 15 Dec 2016 to Saturday 24 Dec 2016:

Towards the end of next week, it looks like a west-east split will develop. Frontal systems are likely to move into the west bringing outbreaks of rain, easing as they move eastwards. Pressure then looks more likely to build over the UK during next weekend, bringing drier and, at times, brighter weather for southern parts, although the north may hold onto cloud and outbreaks of rain. Temperatures are likely to be near normal, with frost patches forming where the cloud breaks. There is a large degree of uncertainty as we head towards the Christmas period, however, high pressure looks more likely to dominate leading to drier weather. Nonetheless, there are suggestions that frontal systems will move in from the west bringing spells of rain and milder interludes.

Updated at: 1159 on Sat 10 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Sunday 25 Dec 2016 to Sunday 8 Jan 2017:

There is a good deal of uncertainty for this period as the UK remains in a battleground between higher pressure across the near continent and lower pressure in the Atlantic. The exact orientation of these will dictate conditions across the country. Currently western parts are most likely to see outbreaks of rain at times, along with relatively mild conditions, whilst eastern areas will see drier and perhaps colder conditions. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, especially into early January.

Updated at: 1158 on Sat 10 Dec 2016