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YELLOW Warnings in force for Northamptonshire
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Friday   (26 August 2016)
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Saturday   (27 August 2016)
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Sunday   (28 August 2016)
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Monday   (29 August 2016)
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Tuesday   (30 August 2016)
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Wednesday   (31 August 2016)
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16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 ° 16 °
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Thursday   (01 September 2016)
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Issued at: 0100 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East Midlands

Heavy, showery rain overnight, perhaps thundery. Becoming drier for Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy this evening with heavy, showery rain moving across the region, with thunderstorms likely mixed in. Becoming drier and a little fresher during the early hours, with clearing skies advancing from the west. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Friday:

Early mist and cloud clearing quickly to give a dry and much brighter day with plenty of sunshine. Fresher and less-humid, but still warm in the sunshine and light winds. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, initially dry with warm sunshine, but showers developing later. Heavy rain and thunderstorms likely overnight, with further rain or showers on Sunday. Sunny spells and isolated showers on Monday.

Updated at: 1504 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere thunderstorms dying out.

This Evening and Tonight:

Thundery showers across England and Wales at first will gradually die out from the west later this evening and overnight. Outbreaks of rain across northern Ireland will be heavy at times and will spread into northern Scotland overnight.

Friday:

Cloudy and breezy across northern and central Scotland with outbreaks of rain, but it should become dry later. Elsewhere it will be dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain on Saturday and Sunday which could become heavy and prolonged across Wales and the Midlands. Some bright spells of Monday but also occasional showers.

Updated at: 1531 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 to Thursday 8 Sep 2016:

Outbreaks of rain are expected to spread into the north and west on Tuesday, but the south and east should stay mainly dry with sunny spells. The rain should move southeastwards during Wednesday and Thursday, but it is likely to become light and patchy. Temperatures will be warm in the southeast, but nearer normal temperatures in the northwest are likely to spread across all parts. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The best of the brighter weather occurring in the southeast, with some wet and windy spells at times in the northwest. Temperatures will be generally near normal although there is the chance of some temporary warmer spells.

Updated at: 1211 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

Westerly or southwesterly winds are expected to dominate through this period. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally near normal.

Updated at: 1210 on Thu 25 Aug 2016