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Issued at: 0500 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Dry and fine with sunny spells

Today:

Any early morning low cloud or mist or fog should clear up fairly quickly this morning to leave a much drier and brighter day than yesterday with some decent sunny spells. It'll feel fresher, with a brisk westerly breeze developing. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

It'll be mostly dry with clear periods overnight, winds will become light again allowing perhaps the odd mist or fog patch in some locations. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Saturday:

Saturday should be a continuation of the dry and fine weather, although there is a risk of rain spreading in from the south towards the end of the day. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday sees sunny spells and showers, occasionally heavy. Monday drier and with more in the way of sunshine. On Tuesday, becoming cloudier from the west with rain possible later.

Updated at: 0453 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mostly dry and fine with plenty of sunshine

Today:

Scattered showers will affect Northern Ireland and western Scotland today. Elsewhere it'll be generally dry with good sunny spells all day. It'll be a touch cooler and fresher than yesterday, but still warm for most.

Tonight:

Most places dry with clear periods overnight and a risk of isolated mist and fog over England and Wales, with scattered showers continuing to affect parts of NW Scotland.

Saturday:

After a dry start, a band of rain, becoming heavy later, will affect parts of southern and central England and Wales. Otherwise mostly dry and warm with some sunshine.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday sees sunny spells and showers, occasionally heavy. Monday similar but with more in the way of sunshine. On Tuesday, becoming cloudier with rain arriving in the west later.

Updated at: 0446 on Fri 26 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

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Preston

Preston Preston – Clear night 53.763 -2.7017
Manchester Manchester – Clear night 53.479 -2.2465
Kendal Kendal – Clear night 54.3279 -2.7449
Leeds Leeds – Partly cloudy night 53.8011 -1.547
Wrexham Wrexham – Clear night 53.0428 -2.9911
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Clear night 53.0024 -2.178
Sheffield Sheffield – Clear night 53.3809 -1.4686
York York – Partly cloudy night 53.9621 -1.0789
Darlington Darlington – Partly cloudy night 54.5235 -1.5579
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Partly cloudy night 54.1518 -4.484
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Carlisle Carlisle – Partly cloudy night 54.8924 -2.9315
Nottingham Nottingham – Partly cloudy night 52.9545 -1.1565
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Partly cloudy night 52.5118 -3.3118
Birmingham Birmingham – Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Clear night 54.9781 -1.6162
Hull Hull – Clear night 53.7492 -0.3471
Lincoln Lincoln – Partly cloudy night 53.2304 -0.539
Dumfries Dumfries – Cloudy 55.0708 -3.6038
Whitby Whitby – Cloudy 54.4862 -0.6117

Location Details

Preston

Location: 53.763, -2.7017

Altitude: 30.0 m above mean sea level

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