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Friday   (05 February 2016)
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-5 -5
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Saturday   (06 February 2016)
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Sunday   (07 February 2016)
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-5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -5
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Tuesday   (09 February 2016)
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Thursday   (11 February 2016)
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Issued at: 2100 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Clear spells and showers tonight. Rain pushing north on Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

The rain turning showery during this evening with occasional clear spells. The showers will be wintry over the hills and a touch of frost is expected away from the west coast. Thickening cloud and patchy rain reaching Lochaber around dawn. Minimum Temperature -1°C.

Saturday:

Dry and bright in the north during the morning. However, thicker cloud and patchy rain will spread north, becoming persistent over Lochaber. Freshening southerly winds, strong over the Hebrides. Maximum Temperature 7°C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

A mixture of bright spells and blustery showers on Sunday and Monday, perhaps merging into longer spells of rain. Turning colder on Tuesday with sunny spells and wintry showers.

Updated at: 1456 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

England and Wales: wet and windy. Colder and showery elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Generally mild and breezy across England and Wales with outbreaks of heavy rain at times, especially in the southwest later, but only patchy drizzle across southeast England. Colder with clear spells and scattered showers elsewhere. Risk of ice across Scotland.

Saturday:

Further wet and windy conditions for most, with the southwest seeing particularly heavy, persistent rain and possible local flooding. Drier across southeast England in the afternoon. Gales around southern coasts.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Unsettled with showers, wintry on hills, and occasional sunny spells. Gales continuing across southern and central areas on Sunday and Monday. Temperatures around average, but feeling chilly in the wind.

Updated at: 1324 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 to Friday 19 Feb 2016:

Wednesday should be dry, bright and cold for most areas, however outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds will extend northeastwards across England and Wales overnight into Thursday. Thereafter it will be generally unsettled across all parts with further spells of cloud and rain interspersed by colder, brighter, showery conditions, the showers turning wintry at times in the north. The wettest weather will always tend to be over western hills. It may be very windy with gales or severe gales at times, most likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures are expected to be mainly near normal, however some colder spells with overnight frost are possible, mainly in the north. There is only a low probability of any more settled weather developing for a time late next week.

UK Outlook for Saturday 20 Feb 2016 to Saturday 5 Mar 2016:

The latest indications are that the latter half of February will be dominated by changeable weather coming in from the Atlantic, bringing showers or longer spells of rain to most parts, wettest in northern and western areas. Some snow is likely at times, mainly over northern hills. Temperatures should generally be near normal for the time of year, however occasional frosty nights are possible at where skies become clear, Generally windy with gales or even severe gales at times, mainly in northern and western parts. By early March there is a possibility of more settled weather becoming established across southern and eastern areas, bringing drier and less windy conditions here. However, wet and windy weather will most likely persistent in the north and west.

Updated at: 1324 on Fri 5 Feb 2016