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Forecast summary

Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Mainly dry, warm with sunny spells. A few afternoon showers.

Today:

A mainly dry day and becoming brighter this morning with sunny spells developing. Winds will be light so feeling warm in the sunshine. A few afternoon showers will develop, possibly heavy, becoming more frequent over Dumfries and Galloway this evening. Maximum Temperature 20°C.

Tonight:

Showers dying out early tonight, then drier and clearer for a time. Then cloudy with a little rain spreading down from the north, reaching Edinburgh and the Lothians by morning. Minimum Temperature 11°C.

Wednesday:

Cloudy with patchy rain during the morning, then becoming drier and brighter in afternoon with sunshine and a few showers. Feeling cooler than of late with brisk northerly winds. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry, bright with sunshine and winds becoming light on Thursday. Cloudy with rain on Friday, most persistent in southwest. Drier towards east coast. Drier, brighter and warmer on Saturday.

Updated at: 0508 on Tue 07 Jul 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled at times and feeling cool for most by Wednesday.

Today:

Showery rain, heavy at times, affecting much of northern Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere some warm sunny periods and showers, these also locally heavy and thundery, especially across east and southeast England and northeast Scotland. Becoming breezy for most.

Tonight:

There'll be further showery rain around tonight, especially over northern, western and central parts. Rather cloudy at times elsewhere, but drier and mild. Staying breezy near coasts.

Wednesday:

Cooler, and breezy for most, with large amounts of cloud. Rain, or scattered showers, slowly becoming confined to more eastern parts, with drier, brighter conditions developing later in the west.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday starting chilly for some, but largely dry with sunny spells. Winds easing. Rain in the northwest Friday, clearing east on Saturday. Drier and warm in the south and east.

Updated at: 0254 on Tue 07 Jul 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 11 Jul 2015 to Monday 20 Jul 2015:

It will stay dry and warm across much of the south through the weekend, but further north and west it will be more unsettled with some spells of rain. This rain may turn heavy and thundery as it spreads erratically eastwards, before being followed by brighter, fresher weather. Into the following week a period of more generally unsettled weather is expected across the UK. The north and west may be breezy at times, and will have the most frequent periods of rain early next week, while further south and east there will generally be much drier, brighter and often warm conditions. Temperatures will be generally close to or a little above normal, perhaps cooler at times in the northwest and rather warm at times in the southeast at first.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 21 Jul 2015 to Tuesday 4 Aug 2015:

A two way split in the weather seems most likely through this period, with southern and central parts staying generally dry, with fine and often warm conditions. Further north and northwest more unsettled and breezy weather will prevail with rain at times, but also some drier brighter interludes. Temperatures are likely to be close to or a little below normal in the north, with the south and southeast often being warm for the time of year.

Updated at: 1254 on Mon 06 Jul 2015