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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Sunshine and showers on Saturday, occasionally heavy with thunder.

    Today:

    A sunny dry start in East Lothian and Berwickshire, otherwise sunny intervals and occasional showers, some heavy with the chance of thunder. A rather cool and windy day though temperatures nearer normal along east coast. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

    Tonight:

    Some showers lasting into the evening then the east coast becoming dry with some clear spells tonight. A few showers will continue to affect areas further west especially over Galloway. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

    Sunday:

    A mainly dry start in the east with some sunshine. Scattered showers over the west breaking out elsewhere but lighter and more scattered than on Saturday. Winds easing. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Mostly dry and bright on Monday but a chance of some rain in the afternoon. Tuesday and early Wednesday mainly dry with some sunshine. Rain later on Wednesday.

    Updated at: 0427 on Sat 2 Jul 2016

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Sunny spells and blustery showers.

    Today:

    Frequent heavy blustery showers and sunny spells will affect the west from the start of the day and spread eastwards during the morning. There will be some brighter drier weather in the south-west later.

    Tonight:

    Showers will gradually die out over most places, though some will continue in Scotland. Cloud, rain and drizzle will encroach into the far south-west later in the night.

    Sunday:

    Largely dry and bright for many with lighter winds, though patchy cloud and light rain will affect southern England for a time. Meanwhile, some showers for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Predominantly cloudy on Monday, with locally heavy showers or longer spells of rain. Sunshine and a few showers likely on Tuesday. Wednesday will stay largely dry, but become increasingly cloudy.

    Updated at: 0237 on Sat 2 Jul 2016

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Jul 2016 to Friday 15 Jul 2016:

    Conditions look to remain on the changeable side and often rather unsettled as bands of cloud and rain try to push eastwards across the UK, these interspersed with drier and brighter periods with sunshine but also some showers. In general the wettest weather is most likely to occur across the west and northwest, where it will also be windy at times, while the south and east is favoured to see the best of any more prolonged drier and brighter spells, more especially towards the middle of the month. The temperature is expected to be mostly on the cool side for the time of year, particularly in western and northern parts. However it will feel warmer in any drier, sunnier periods, especially in the south and east.

    Updated at: 1221 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

    UK Outlook for Saturday 16 Jul 2016 to Saturday 30 Jul 2016:

    It is likely that the changeable weather will persist for many parts of the UK through the second half of July, with spells of rain pushing in from the west, interspersed by drier spells with sunshine, but still some showers. The wettest and most unsettled conditions are most likely across north-western parts, whilst the southeast should see more in the way of the drier and brighter weather, however there is also a chance of more humid continental air moving up across the south and southeast at times, which would bring very warm temperatures and perhaps a risk of some thundery showers. Temperatures will generally be close to, or below normal for the time of year, but with some warm, or very warm conditions possible in the south at times.

    Updated at: 1221 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

    Location Details

    Stranraer

    Location: 54.9033, -5.0228

    Altitude: 7.0 m above mean sea level

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