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Issued at: 2200 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Heavy showers tonight. Bright with showers on Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry start this evening before bands of showers extend northeast during the night. Some heavy rain is likely at times, especially along the west coast. Freshening southerly winds in the northwest. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Friday:

A cloudy start with scattered showers, locally heavy in the north. Brighter in the afternoon with showers becoming more isolated. Brisk westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Chance of a few showers over the weekend and on Monday but some places staying dry. Light winds.

Updated at: 1610 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

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Fort William

Fort William Fort William – Partly cloudy night 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Overcast 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Partly cloudy night 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Partly cloudy night 55.87 -5.42
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Ullapool Ullapool – Clear night 57.8956 -5.16
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Heavy rain 57.4836 -7.3599
Cumnock Cumnock – Partly cloudy night 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226
Stornoway Stornoway – Partly cloudy night 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Light rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Durness Durness – Partly cloudy night 58.567 -4.75
Stranraer Stranraer – Clear night 54.9033 -5.0228

Location Details

Fort William

Location: 56.8199, -5.104

Altitude: 7.0 m above mean sea level

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