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    Forecast Summary

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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Morning rain, becoming drier later.

    Today:

    Scattered showers this morning, occasionally heavy, becoming confined to the Lothians this afternoon. Becoming mainly dry with some brightness along the Solway coast and the Borders this afternoon. Windy at first, especially across the southwest. Maximum Temperature 18C.

    Tonight:

    Rain across the Lothians this evening gradually dying out then becoming largely dry. A few showers developing elsewhere through the night. Brisk northwesterly winds across the southwest. Minimum Temperature 10C.

    Saturday:

    Apart from the odd isolated shower over the Borders hills it will be mainly dry with some sunshine. Brisk northwesterly wind. Maximum Temperature 19C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Sunday starting mainly dry with sunny spells. Soon light rain will arrive from the west. This will clear later early on Monday, with mostly dry conditions following.

    Issued at: 0500 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Blustery showers for many. Driest and brightest in the southeast.

    Today:

    Windy in places with showers or more prolonged rain in the north and west, locally heavy. Breezy elsewhere with isolated showers, but the best of the dry and bright weather towards the southeast, with some warm sunny spells.

    Tonight:

    Further showers and some prolonged spells of rain with hill fog in the north and west, and gradually spreading to southeastern parts later. Clear spells will develop in-between. Remaining breezy.

    Saturday:

    Outbreaks of rain clearing the far south at first, then dry with sunny periods. Elsewhere, isolated blustery showers, heavy at times across Scotland, easing later with bright or sunny spells.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Mainly fine on Sunday, but rain and strong winds spreading into northwest. Rain turning patchy as it pushes southeastwards Monday, stalling across the far south into Tuesday. Brighter further north.

    Issued at: 0500 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Sep 2014 to Thursday 11 Sep 2014:

    Dry for many on Tuesday and Wednesday with sunny spells. However, thicker cloud across northern parts may bring some showery outbreaks of light rain here. The settled conditions will likely extend north from Thursday and into the weekend with sunny periods and light winds. However, the far northwest may see some patchy light rain and drizzle at times. Temperatures are likely to be above average, particularly across southern parts where it could be very warm. Into the following week, the settled conditions may give way to a return of more changeable conditions, with northern and western areas most prone to see some rain at times, whilst southeastern areas are likely to remain mostly dry. Temperatures will be close to average in the northwest, but remain above in the southeast.

    UK Outlook for Friday 12 Sep 2014 to Friday 26 Sep 2014:

    During mid to late September most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these fine periods may well be interspersed with occasional spells of cloudier, more unsettled conditions bringing showers or longer spells of rain. Northern and western parts are probably most likely to see the more frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts should see the better fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures are likely to be above average during fine weather leaving conditions feeling pleasantly warm. Nights, however, may well be on the chilly side. During any unsettled weather daytime temperatures are more likely to be near or below average leaving conditions feeling cool.

    Issued at: 0500 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Location Details

    Whitburn

    Location: 55.8677, -3.6811

    Altitude: 170m above mean sea level

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