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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west.

    Today:

    Continuing cloudy and mild with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times especially in the Southwest, with local flooding. However drier conditions will edge into the Lothians and Borders through the day. Breezy. Maximum Temperature 11C.

    Tonight:

    Further rain at times across Dumfries and Galloway, with some edging back towards the southern and western Borders. Lothians and the north and east Borders will stay mainly dry. Minimum Temperature 6C.

    Tuesday:

    Dumfries and Galloway still cloudy with further rain at times, maintaining the risk of local flooding, though drier later. The east mainly dry and bright. Maximum Temperature 8C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Christmas Eve windy with showers, wintry on hills. Christmas Day clear and cold with some sunshine, perhaps wintry showers near east coast. Becoming wet and very windy on Boxing Day.

    Updated at: 0242 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Windy with rain slowly sinking southwards. Colder, clearer in north.

    Today:

    Rain across northern England and Northern Ireland, heavy over western hills, moves slowly south. Further south remaining mild and cloudy with patchy rain. To the north, colder, clearer with showers, wintry over hills. Remaining windy, especially across northern England/Wales.

    Tonight:

    Rain stalling over northern England and Wales. Colder, clearer with showers, wintry over hills, to the north. To the south, remaining mild, cloudy and windy with patchy rain.

    Tuesday:

    Rain continues to erratically move south, locally heavy across western hills. Mild, cloudy and windy in the south with increasing rain in the west. Colder with showers in the north.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Rain erratically clearing southwards during Christmas Eve. Colder, clearer conditions with showers, wintry over northern hills, reaching all areas by Christmas Day. Further rain late Boxing Day in the west.

    Updated at: 0241 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Dec 2014 to Monday 5 Jan 2015:

    Most places will be wet and windy on Saturday, with gales or sever gales developing in places. Southeastern areas of England may stay dry at first, however. Cloud and rain are expected to clear erratically eastwards during Sunday leaving sunny spells and scattered blustery showers. These will be most frequent across northern and western Britain, becoming wintry with snow in the north. Temperatures will initially be above average but fall below as the rain clears. It will become colder into the following week with snow showers developing across the north. These may spread southwards at times and it will be frosty with freezing fog patches possible. It may turn more unsettled with time, with wetter and windier conditions returning from the west, and temperatures becoming nearer normal.

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Jan 2015 to Tuesday 20 Jan 2015:

    The most likely scenario for the coming New Year is for a continuation of changeable, and at times, windy weather coming from the Atlantic with the wettest weather probably across western parts of the UK, and southern and eastern parts most likely to see the best of any dry weather. In between the wetter periods there should be drier, brighter, and colder spells. Temperatures are most likely to be around, or slightly below, average for the time of year with overnight frosts and some snow possible, particularly over the high ground.

    Updated at: 0241 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

    Location Details

    Prestonpans

    Location: 55.9595, -2.983

    Altitude: 8m above mean sea level

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