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Sunday   (25 September 2016)
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Tuesday   (27 September 2016)
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Issued at: 0900 on Sun 25 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Gales soon easing, blustery showers.

Today:

Gales across the Western Isles soon ease this morning, but staying breezy along the coasts. A dry start, but showers along the west coast. These spread inland through the morning, turning frequent with a risk of thunder in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Blustery showers will continue through the evening, but becoming less frequent overnight away from the west coast. Remaining breezy along the coast. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Monday:

A few showers at first, mostly over the Western Isles, but these will become isolated by late morning with most areas seeing a dry day with sunny spells. Winds easing. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rain sweeps east Tuesday morning, drier with gales in the afternoon. Remaining unsettled on Wednesday and Thursday with strong winds and outbreaks of rain at times.

Updated at: 0737 on Sun 25 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Overnight rain clearing with sunshine and blustery showers following.

Today:

Rain clearing far southeast by lunchtime, leaving sunny spells and blustery showers. Showers most frequent and heaviest with hail and thunder in the west and northwest. Best of the sunshine towards the south and east, though markedly cooler than Saturday.

Tonight:

Windy in the north and west with further showers, some heavy in the northwest. Mostly dry and clear elsewhere before cloud and persistent rain expected from the southwest around dawn.

Monday:

Turning increasingly wet and windy from the west, though some southeastern parts could stay dry. Temperatures for some slightly above normal but not feeling it in the wind and rain.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Feeling autumnal this week. Frontal systems will progress eastwards bringing periods of wet and windy weather, especially in the north, but some dry spells too.

Updated at: 0259 on Sun 25 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