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Highlands & Eilean Siar regional forecast

Highlands & Eilean Siar forecast map

Glencoe Heavy shower night 56.685 -5.099
Dalganachan Partly cloudy night 58.339 -3.693
Callakille Partly cloudy night 57.522 -5.854
Halkirk Partly cloudy night 58.514 -3.49
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Dingwall Partly cloudy night 57.596 -4.427
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Cassley Partly cloudy night 58.167 -4.733
Scardroy Cloudy 57.519 -4.988
Glen Affric Youth Hostel Light shower night 57.23 -5.188
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Armadale Pier Light rain 13 °C
Carn Dearg (939m) Drizzle 6 °C
Lairg Cloudy 13 °C
Ben Hope Partly cloudy night 6 °C
Balblair Trails Partly cloudy night 13 °C
Lynn of Morven Partly cloudy night 14 °C
Maol Chinn-Dearg Heavy shower night 6 °C
Sound of Monach Cloudy 14 °C
Helmsdale Youth Hostel Partly cloudy night 13 °C
Meall Na Teanga Heavy rain 7 °C
Golspie Partly cloudy night 14 °C
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  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Thursday windy with frequent showers, especially west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some bright spells this evening, but some showers especially in the west. Overnight frequent showers across Skye and Lochaber and longer clear spells in the north and east. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

Sunny intervals and showers, these more frequent in the west, with some longer spells of rain reaching the Hebrides later. Strengthening southerly winds, gales towards the west coast and Isles. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

A mixture of sunny spells and occasional showers throughout. The showers will be most frequent in the west. Less windy.

Updated: 14:46 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunny spells and showers tomorrow. Feeling cooler and fresher.

This Evening and Tonight:

Daytime cloud and rain over southeast England and Northern Isles soon clearing. Otherwise, clear spells and scattered showers, mainly in the west, with the most frequent and heaviest of the showers in the northwest, where windy too. Breezy for most.

Thursday:

Thursday will see a mixture of sunshine and showers, heavy and possibly thundery at times. Showers merging into longer spells of rain in the northwest. Windy and feeling cool.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Staying unsettled throughout this period, with a mixture of sunshine and showers or longer spells of rain at times, particularly on Friday in the south. Mainly rather cool throughout.

Updated: 15:29 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 31 Jul 2017 to Wednesday 9 Aug 2017:

A generally unsettled spell of weather is expected on Monday and Tuesday with a mixture of sunshine and showers for most, and possibly a spell of more prolonged rain in the southeast. Heavy showers and strong winds are most likely in the north and west with a risk of hail and thunder, with lighter winds elsewhere. The unsettled pattern looks most likely set to continue until early August with further frontal systems affecting the United Kingdom, interspersed with clearer or perhaps showery weather and some unseasonably windy conditions at times, mainly in the north and west. Temperatures should be around normal to cool, with perhaps only the far south east seeing some warmer and humid conditions at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 10 Aug 2017 to Thursday 24 Aug 2017:

Changeable or unsettled conditions are likely at first with periods of rain interspersed with clearer or showery weather. There are increasing signals for high pressure to build which would allow for more settled conditions and rising temperatures, mostly likely in the south. By the middle of August signals become mixed and confidence is low. However, the preferred solution is for north-western parts to stay largely changeable, with drier and brighter spells of weather becoming more prevalent in the southeast. However, most areas could see showers or longer spells of rain at times.

Updated: 15:29 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

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