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Saturday   (06 February 2016)
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Monday   (08 February 2016)
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Issued at: 0200 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Grampian

Mostly dry start but outbreaks of rain pushing north. Cold.

Today:

Mainly dry over north Aberdeenshire and Moray with some brightness at first. However, cloud and outbreaks of rain will spread north, becoming persistent over southern Aberdeenshire in the afternoon. It will feel cold with strengthening south or southeasterly winds. Maximum Temperature 7°C.

Tonight:

A cloudy evening with outbreaks of rain. Becoming mainly dry overnight with clear spells but a few showers will continue in the west. Strong southerly winds will continue overnight. Minimum Temperature 1°C.

Sunday:

A mainly dry day across much of northeast Aberdeenshire and Moray. Wintry showers will continue to affect western areas, mainly upper Deeside. Windy with strong, perhaps gale force, southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 7°C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Further showers or longer spells of rain on Monday and Tuesday. Showers wintry over high ground. Mainly dry, bright and cold on Wednesday with one or two snow flurries.

Updated at: 0219 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very unsettled with spells of wet and very windy weather.

Today:

Wet and windy weather will spread to most areas from the southwest, giving a risk of flooding across south Wales and southwest England. Gales will affect southern and western parts. Northeast Scotland and parts of southeast England should escape dry.

Tonight:

Rain will move away to the north and east to leave clear spells and blustery showers. Gales will affect exposed areas and showers will be locally wintry in the north.

Sunday:

Most areas will have sunny spells on Sunday, although heavy and blustery showers will feed in from the west in locally gale force winds. More persistent rain will arrive later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday will be very showery, with severe gales affecting southern areas and showers turning wintry in the north. During Tuesday and Wednesday the strong winds and showers will gradually ease.

Updated at: 0129 on Sat 6 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: 0129 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Ballater

Ballater Ballater – Partly cloudy night 57.0501 -3.0351
Aberlour Aberlour – Clear night 57.4751 -3.2155
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Clear night 57.1498 -2.0927
Dundee Dundee – Partly cloudy night 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – Light shower night 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Partly cloudy night 55.9533 -3.1868
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Lairg Lairg – Partly cloudy night 58.0223 -4.401
Craig Craig – Heavy snow 57.4889 -5.2754
Glasgow Glasgow – Partly cloudy night 55.8643 -4.2505
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Clear night 58.4392 -3.0922
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Partly cloudy night 55.7702 -2.0038
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Biggar Biggar – Partly cloudy night 55.6234 -3.5226
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Partly cloudy night 55.4777 -2.5534
Cumnock Cumnock – Partly cloudy night 55.4535 -4.2645
Portree Portree – Partly cloudy night 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Cloudy 55.87 -5.42
Durness Durness – Heavy shower night 58.567 -4.75

Location Details

Ballater

Location: 57.0501, -3.0351

Altitude: 197.0m above mean sea level

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