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Issued at: 0000 on Sat 24 Jun 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Windy with showers, gales developing Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A bright evening with some late sunshine across both Orkney and Shetland, but showers become more frequent and continue overnight, some briefly heavy. Windy with strong south-westerly winds persisting and winds increase to near gale force across Orkney by dawn Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Saturday:

Bright start with sunny intervals and passing heavy showers, then cloudier with showers merging to give a longer spell of rain mid-afternoon onwards. Very windy with gale force southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Northwesterly gales and showers easing during Sunday with some sunny spells developing. Monday looks bright and mainly dry. Some rain and stronger winds across Orkney on Tuesday, drier for Shetland.

Updated at: 1630 on Fri 23 Jun 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rather windy with rain in places.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy with patchy rain across much of England and Wales, especially western parts. In the north it will be drier but windy with some blustery showers in the far north. Mild for most but fresher across Scotland.

Saturday:

Southern areas will be rather cloudy with a few showers but still with some warmer and brighter spells. Windy in the north with some showers. Elsewhere dry, bright and breezy.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly dry on Sunday with some sunshine and winds easing. Becoming rather cloudy on Monday and Tuesday with rain or showers, heavy at times, and rather breezy in places.

Updated at: 1728 on Fri 23 Jun 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 28 Jun 2017 to Friday 7 Jul 2017:

Changeable weather is likely to continue at the start of this period with cloud and rain clearing to sunshine and showers on Wednesday. These are likely to be heaviest in the north and northeast with the best of any drier spells likely in the south and southwest. The rest of this period will remain unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain. The showers could be heavy and thundery at times, interspersed with brief drier and brighter spells, these most likely in the east. It will often be windy, especially in the north and west where there is a risk of local gales at times. Temperatures will be near normal or rather cool, especially compared to recently, although it may be warmer at times in the southeast.

Updated at: 1342 on Fri 23 Jun 2017

UK Outlook for Saturday 8 Jul 2017 to Saturday 22 Jul 2017:

The changeable weather is likely to continue at first, bringing further showers or longer spells of rain with only brief bright or sunny spells in between. However, drier and warmer spells are likely to become more prevalent during the second week of July and these may perhaps become more widespread as we head into the second half of the month. This will bring more in the way of sunshine and higher temperatures, with perhaps some very warm spells possible. However, an increase in temperatures also poses the threat of some thundery showers.

Updated at: 1342 on Fri 23 Jun 2017