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Sunday   (22 January 2017)
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Issued at: 1300 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Dry, bright start then cloudier, patchy light rain later.

Today:

Mostly dry with some bright spells, the best of these this morning. Cloud then likely to thicken with the chance of some patchy rain this afternoon, especially over Orkney although staying dry much of the day. Light southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain mostly cloudy with a little patchy light rain but again dry for much of the time. Light winds. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

Monday:

Cloudy start with a little rain, mainly over Shetland. Sunny spells developing over Orkney during the morning and drier, brighter weather extending to Shetland during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Mostly cloudy, windier few days. Still a lot of dry weather but some bands of rain edging in from west, not amounting to much. Strong to gale force southerly winds.

Updated at: 1130 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying mostly settled, with some persistent fog patches developing.

Today:

Mist and fog patches will clear through the morning, to leave a bright and sunny day across the south. Elsewhere, there'll be some patchy cloud with showery outbreaks of rain in the north and west, turning to snow over hills.

Tonight:

It'll stay dry overnight with some patchy cloud. A frost will form where clear spells develop, as well as some widespread and locally dense freezing fog in the south.

Monday:

Areas of fog across central England will be slow to clear through the morning, perhaps persisting through the day in some places. Elsewhere, it'll be dry with sunny spells.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Persistent fog patches are likely again Tuesday morning. Looking ahead, it'll stay cold and dry in the south and east, but milder in the north and west with some rain.

Updated at: 0158 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 27 Jan 2017 to Sunday 5 Feb 2017:

Wet and windy weather will affect the northwest on Friday, with some heavy outbreaks of rain over higher ground. The rain will spread into mainland UK overnight but the southeast will probably stay dry and bright throughout Friday. This will mark a change to generally wet and windy weather over the weekend and next week. Bands of rain will cross the country, interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. It will be windy at times, with gales likely in the northwest. The heaviest rain is also likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures are likely to be mild into the start of February, however there is a chance that the southeast may be drier and colder at times.

Updated at: 1127 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

UK Outlook for Sunday 5 Feb 2017 to Sunday 19 Feb 2017:

At the start of this period the most likely scenario is for more unsettled weather with wet and windy spells interspersed with brighter and showery interludes. This would bring gales at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are likely to be slightly above normal for the time of year. South-eastern parts may well stay drier and brighter. From the second week of February, confidence in the forecast reduces but there is a possibility that high pressure will return, bringing more settled weather with lighter winds and a return of overnight frost and fog. As a result, temperatures may become colder at times, with frost and fog again possible.

Updated at: 1128 on Sun 22 Jan 2017