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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Very windy with gales for many and wintry showers developing.

    Today:

    Very windy with outbreaks of rain clearing during the morning. Sunshine and blustery showers following, some heavy and turning increasingly wintry, winds gradually easing. Some more persistent rain or snow possibly affecting the south this afternoon. Feeling cold. Maximum Temperature 9C.

    Tonight:

    Remaining breezy with further blustery showers. These becoming increasingly wintry even to lower levels, bringing an ice risk. Some snow accumulations are likely over higher ground. Minimum Temperature 0C.

    Monday:

    Windy with possible gales in exposure. Sunny spells and further wintry showers, heavy at times with a local thunder risk. Further snow accumulations over hills, possibly to lower levels too. Maximum Temperature 7C.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Windy with further wintry showers and snow accumulations on hills on Tuesday. Brighter and less windy on Wednesday. Milder conditions with some rain spreading south-eastwards through Thursday.

    Updated at: 0239 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Very windy with gales. Wintry showers with snow over hills.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Remaining breezy for the whole of the country, with further blustery showers in the north and west. The showers will become increasingly wintry, giving snow accumulations over the hills and even to lower levels, leading to an ice risk.

    Monday:

    Windy with possible local gales. Sunny spells and wintry showers, heaviest and most frequent in the north and west with a local thunder risk. Significant snow accumulations over northern hills.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Cold and windy with sunny intervals and further wintry showers Tuesday. Turning drier with lighter winds from the west on Wednesday. Milder conditions with some rain spreading southeastwards through Thursday.

    Updated at: 1438 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 6 Mar 2015 to Sunday 15 Mar 2015:

    A lot of dry weather during Friday but cloudier conditions and occasional rain in some southern areas may spread north again later, especially across western and northwestern areas. Into the weekend, a northwest/southeast split is expected, with wetter and windier weather in the northwest , especially northwest Scotland, where gales and heavy rain may occur. Drier, brighter conditions more likely in the southeast. Becoming mild across the country and very mild in parts of the south and east. After the weekend, there looks to be a change to more settled weather even across the north at times. Occasional weather systems will bring cloudier interludes with rain, most likely in the north and west. Uncertainty with temperatures, but likely to be slightly above average by day, but with some cold nights.

    UK Outlook for Monday 16 Mar 2015 to Monday 30 Mar 2015:

    In the second half of March it looks probable that pressure will remain higher than average across the whole of the UK at first, before possibly weakening and becoming more focussed towards the south of the UK by the end of the period. This would bring generally drier conditions, but it is likely that there could be some cloud at times, with some occasional rain or showers particularly across the north. However, the chance of any prolonged wet and windy weather is fairly small. Temperatures will most likely be close to average, perhaps slightly below in the south but some colder nights are possible with the risk of frost, mist and fog in places.

    Updated at: 1246 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

    Location Details

    Alston Youth Hostel

    Location: 54.8052, -2.4369

    Altitude: 308m above mean sea level

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