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Saturday (31 January 2015)
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Issued at: 1300 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Staying cold and windy with further sleet or snow showers.

Today:

A cold and frosty start for many with bright spells and wintry showers this morning. The showers may become more prolonged for a time this afternoon, with some snow accumulations over the moors. Feeling very raw in the strong winds. Maximum Temperature 6C.

Tonight:

Some further sleet or snow showers likely overnight but also clear spells in between. Very cold with a widespread frost and ice risk away from the far southwest. Minimum Temperature 0C.

Sunday:

A few, mostly light, wintry showers, these gradually dying out. Turning brighter with sunny spells developing. Winds a little less strong but still feeling cold; a very cold night following. Maximum Temperature 6C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Bright or sunny spells with a few light sleet or snow showers. Some more persistent wintry precipitation possible on Tuesday. Staying cold, and breezy with overnight frost and ice.

Updated at: 0250 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cold and windy with further sleet or snow showers.

Today:

Wintry showers for many, hail and thunder possible. Some sunny spells in between, though staying largely cloudy towards the southeast. More persistent bands of sleet or snow over Scotland. Cold and windy with gales in the west, locally severe.

Tonight:

Holding onto the sleet and snow over Scotland. Further showers elsewhere, particularly towards the east and around western coasts, turning increasingly wintry from the north. Widespread frost and ice risk.

Sunday:

Sunny spells and wintry showers, these most frequent over exposed northern areas, and running down eastern and western coasts. Cold and windy with significant wind chill; very cold night following.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Further snow showers, mainly over exposed northern areas and towards the east. Risk of more persistent wintry precipitation in the southwest on Tuesday. Breezy and cold; overnight frost and ice.

Updated at: 0244 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Feb 2015 to Saturday 14 Feb 2015:

The cold weather will continue through Thursday and Friday. There is likely to be a mixture of sunny spells and wintry showers, especially across northern parts and probably also to eastern areas, with widespread overnight frosts. There is a risk of more widespread rain and snow over western parts at this time too. From Saturday onwards, conditions are likely to become more influenced by the Atlantic, with temperatures gradually returning nearer to normal from the northwest, although the transition period will have the potential for further snow in places. Conditions will then remain changeable with unsettled periods of weather being interspersed by temporary settled conditions. Towards the middle of February there is a possibility that the more unsettled conditions will shift north, becoming more settled in the south.

UK Outlook for Sunday 15 Feb 2015 to Sunday 1 Mar 2015:

Whilst changeable Atlantic conditions will likely prevail at the start of the period, especially in the north, it currently looks most probable that a period of more settled weather will become established, at least for a time, across most parts of the UK with slightly drier, and colder conditions than average. Temperatures will be relatively cold across the UK, especially overnight, with frosts likely at times.

Updated at: 0244 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Exeter

Exeter Exeter – Sunny intervals 50.7179 -3.5327
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Light rain 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Plymouth – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Cardiff Cardiff – Light shower day 51.4812 -3.1778
Swansea Swansea – Sunny intervals 51.621 -3.9424
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 50.2122 -5.2937
Pembroke Pembroke – Light shower day 51.6731 -4.9084
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.056 -2.7146
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Light shower day 52.415 -4.0817
Jersey Jersey – Sunny intervals 49.2079 -2.1955
Reading Reading – Light rain 51.4523 -0.9724
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Brighton Brighton – Heavy shower day 50.822 -0.1356
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Light shower day 52.0382 -0.7555
London London – Overcast 51.5081 -0.1248

Location Details

Exeter

Location: 50.7179, -3.5327

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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Exeter information

The city of Exeter is located in south-west England in the county of Devon. Settled on the river Exe, it has a population of approximately 120,000 and acts as Devon County Council's administrative centre with excellent national and international transport links.

The city's motto, semper fidelis ('always loyal') is said to have been adopted in the late 16th century when Queen Elizabeth I gave thanks to its citizens for putting up a monetary gift with which the English built ships to defeat the Spanish Armada. Before the Industrial Revolution gave rise to the rapid growth of other cities, Exeter was vital to the country's trade, with its fertile land and accessible waterways allowing for a huge industry at the time. Exeter is now better known for its reputation in the service sector, with a 2001 study naming the city as one of the most profitable locations in the UK from which to start a business.

Given its healthy transport links to other regions of England, supported by Exeter airport serving a variety of British and European destinations, it's no surprise that Exeter also enjoys a thriving tourist trade. Along with its proximity to the rural treasures on Devon and Cornwall, Exeter is well-known for its status as a Fairtrade Town, having pledged to promote its lifestyle and products. Along with the great retail facilities, all of the above is what makes Exeter an ideal base for holidaymakers from which to explore their surroundings.

The Exeter Rowing Regatta is a very popular event during the summer and supporters from all over the south-west come to Exeter Quay to see the finest boat racers in competition. Located close to seaside restaurants and an outdoor market, it's an ideal way to spend a summer's day - the quayside also has many souvenir shops and even the odd antique dealer.

If you're interested in seeing the sights of Exeter's landmarks then a Red Coat Guided Tour is highly recommended. This approximately 90-minute walking tour will show off all the unique features of Exeter's history as well as providing tourists with spoken histories of events gone by. It's a great way to spend time in the town.

Visitors are also attracted to Exeter Racecourse, which plays host to some of Britain's finest thoroughbreds, as well as St James Park, the home of Exeter FC.

In 2015 rugby fans will flock to Exeter Chief's Sandy Park, as it has been selected as one of 13 match venues for the Rugby World Cup. The ground will play host to three World Cup matches.

Last updated: 29 October 2014