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Issued at: 1000 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for East of England

Cloudy and wet, a risk of some thunder this afternoon

Today:

A cloudy and wet start for many, particularly in the northwest of the region. Rain likely at times across all parts this afternoon, this turning thundery in the east with strong winds across Norfolk and Suffolk coasts. Rain easing later Maximum Temperature 18°C.

Tonight:

Winds soon easing, with patchy rain clearing by midnight. Turning dry for a time before showers look to affect some areas of the region by the end of the night Minimum Temperature 11°C.

Tuesday:

A mixture of showers and occasional spells of sunshine through Tuesday, mainly in the afternoon, before becoming confined mostly to coastal regions overnight. Feeling fresher Maximum Temperature 19°C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

A mixture of sunshine and showers are expected through to the end of the week. Windy on Thursday, particularly across the northeast, before easing by Friday. Continuing to feel cool.

Updated at: 0310 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain, locally heavy, in the south. Showers further north.

Today:

Cloudy with, occasionally heavy, outbreaks of rain across central, southern and eastern England with a risk of thunder in the far southeast. Brighter in Wales and the far west later. Elsewhere, will see sunny spells with scattered, locally heavy, showers.

Tonight:

Cloud and rain gradually clearing eastern areas with scattered showers following, especially in the north and west. Turning windy in the east with a risk of coastal gales.

Tuesday:

Rather cloudy with some sunny intervals, the best of which in the south and southwest. Scattered showers, locally heavy, for some. Feeling cool, especially in strong winds in the east.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cool northerly winds will bring sunshine and showers throughout, some heavy and locally thundery, mainly in the east. Chilly nights, especially in the west, with a touch of frost possible.

Updated at: 0328 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 5 Sep 2015 to Monday 14 Sep 2015:

Saturday is likely to be quite cloudy and cool with a few showers, more especially in the north and east. Sunday remains on the cool side, but there should be more in the way of bright spells, with any showers becoming increasingly confined to the east. Into the following week settled conditions should become established across all parts, bringing mostly fine and dry weather, with some cool misty starts followed by sunny spells followed by spells of bright Autumn sunshine. Temperatures on the whole will be a little below average, although it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine with generally light winds. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 15 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 29 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is expected to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry and bright weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only a brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Eventually a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather while the northwest sees occasional bouts of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with some chilly nights, more especially in the north.

Updated at: 0328 on Mon 31 Aug 2015

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Weather forecast map for Watford (Hertfordshire)

Watford (Hertfordshire) Watford (Hertfordshire) – Heavy rain 51.6561 -0.3888
Reading Reading – Heavy rain 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Heavy rain 52.0382 -0.7555
Rochester Rochester – Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
Cambridge Cambridge – Heavy rain 52.2075 0.124
Banbury Banbury – Heavy rain 52.0625 -1.3383
Brighton Brighton – Heavy rain 50.822 -0.1356
Swindon Swindon – Light rain 51.5556 -1.7784
Peterborough Peterborough – Heavy shower day 52.569 -0.2388
Southampton Southampton – Heavy rain 50.9093 -1.403
Ipswich Ipswich – Cloudy 52.0563 1.1499
Dover Dover – Light shower day 51.1259 1.3179
Birmingham Birmingham – Light shower day 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Heavy rain 52.9786 -0.0249
Nottingham Nottingham – Heavy rain 52.9545 -1.1565
Norwich Norwich – Light rain 52.6305 1.2991
Hereford Hereford – Light shower day 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Yeovil – Overcast 50.9416 -2.632
Lincoln Lincoln – Heavy rain 53.2304 -0.539
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Light shower day 53.0024 -2.178

Location Details

Watford (Hertfordshire)

Location: 51.6561, -0.3888

Altitude: 63m above mean sea level

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