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Regional forecast for East Midlands

Starting mainly cloudy, then brighter by afternoon with showers possible.

Today:

After a dull start with early mist some warm bright or sunny spells should develop across many areas through the afternoon. A few showers are expected to develop, then turning dry and bright later as westerly winds freshen. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud will thin and break with some long clear spells developing. Winds decreasing to light across most areas. Feeling much cooler than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Dry and mainly sunny on Wednesday and turning warm inland with light winds. Cooler near the coast with afternoon sea breezes developing. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry with bright or sunny spells Thursday and feeling warmer. Rain or showers probable on Friday, perhaps heavy. This should clear early Saturday to some brightness and scattered showers.

Updated at: 0520 on Tue 30 May 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain moving in from the west, with some brightness later.

Today:

A band of showery rain will move south-eastwards today, becoming patchier as moves over northern England. It will be pleasantly warm in the sunshine in central, southern and eastern England.

Tonight:

Any evening showers will ease tonight. It will be a mostly dry night with clear spells developing, and for many it will be cooler and fresher than of late.

Wednesday:

After a cool start Wednesday will be largely dry and bright, with some long sunny spells. The cloud may be thicker across southern counties, perhaps with the odd shower here.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Warm and sunny for many at first, however rain will arrive from the west later Thursday. It will become more widespread and heavier for a time Friday, clearing into Saturday.

Updated at: 0245 on Tue 30 May 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 4 Jun 2017 to Tuesday 13 Jun 2017:

There will be a mixture of sunshine and showers for most on Sunday, heaviest and most frequent in the northwest. Further cloud and outbreaks of rain are then likely from the southwest early next week, bringing wet and windy weather to most parts. The most unsettled conditions will probably be in the northwest, where gales are also possible. Through the rest of the period, a more changeable pattern is likely across the United Kingdom, with northern and western parts seeing spells of rain at times. Meanwhile, many southern and eastern parts should be drier and brighter, although some spells of rain possible here too. Windy at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are likely to be near normal generally, but perhaps warm at times in the south and east.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 30 May 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 14 Jun 2017 to Wednesday 28 Jun 2017:

Confidence is low during this period, although we are likely to see the changeable pattern continuing across the United Kingdom, with a predominately west or southwesterly flow and near normal temperatures. The unsettled conditions most frequently affecting northern and western parts, but also further southeast at times too. By late June confidence remains low, although on balance we are likely to see a continuation of the changeable conditions for many, with temperatures remaining near the average. Some warmer spells remain possible in the south and southeast at times too.

Updated at: 1348 on Tue 30 May 2017