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Issued at: 1900 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Grampian

Staying dry, cloudier in the east.

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry with some late brightness this evening although eastern Aberdeenshire may be cloudier. Staying dry overnight although low cloud will develop across eastern Aberdeenshire later. Some patchy fog in Moray. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Thursday:

Eastern Aberdeenshire will be rather cloudy in the morning, brightening up by the afternoon. Elsewhere will be dry with some pleasantly warm sunshine, the best of this across Moray. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Early mist and low cloud on Friday in the east soon burning off otherwise dry with some sunshine. Likely to stay dry over the weekend too.

Updated at: 1553 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Muggy overnight, thundery showers likely in the south.

This Evening and Tonight:

A sunny evening, giving way to a warm and muggy night. Showers are likely across much of the south and Midlands, with some of these turning thundery. Drier further north but with some showers pushing into the west later.

Thursday:

Showers, occasionally heavy and thundery across central and southern areas, with further showers across the far northwest. Temperatures generally warm but very warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny and dry on Friday away from the far north. Heavy and perhaps thundery showers spreading north over the weekend. Warm in the south, temperatures near normal elsewhere.

Updated at: 1503 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 29 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 7 Sep 2016:

Bank Holiday Monday is likely to see showers across much of the country, with most of these in the north and east. It should become drier through the day, but with more rain likely from the west overnight. Rain is possible across many areas next Tuesday, with the south east probably staying dry throughout. It is likely to be breezy in places with a fresher feel to the temperatures, but still warm in the sunshine. The rest of the period is looking unsettled, with bands of rain, some stronger winds in the north, but some drier interludes, especially in the south and south east. Temperatures on the whole may be around normal, but possibly warmer in the south.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

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

A generally changeable pattern of weather through the outlook period, with the north and west of the country seeing the wettest and windiest conditions, with a risk of gales at times.. Drier and more settled conditions in the south and east, but still with a chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to be around normal for the time of year, although slightly warmer in the south east.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Alford Ski Centre

Alford Ski Centre Alford Ski Centre – Cloudy 57.2294 -2.7063
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Partly cloudy night 57.1498 -2.0927
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Partly cloudy night 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Clear night 56.4621 -2.9692
Lairg Lairg – Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Partly cloudy night 58.4392 -3.0922
Strathyre Strathyre – Clear night 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Clear night 55.9533 -3.1868
Fort William Fort William – Partly cloudy night 56.8199 -5.104
Craig Craig – Clear night 57.4889 -5.2754
Ullapool Ullapool – Clear night 57.8956 -5.16
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Partly cloudy night 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Clear night 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Clear night 55.6234 -3.5226
Durness Durness – Partly cloudy night 58.567 -4.75
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Clear night 55.4777 -2.5534
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.985 -2.9607
Portree Portree – Clear night 57.4127 -6.1949
Cumnock Cumnock – Clear night 55.4535 -4.2645

Location Details

Alford Ski Centre

Location: 57.2294, -2.7063

Altitude: 163.0 m above mean sea level

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