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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for North West England

Headline:

Fine and warm, but showers arriving later.

Today:

It will be a fine, warm and rather humid day with plenty of sunny spells and just the odd isolated shower. However, showers will become more widespread by the end of the afternoon with a few heavy ones possible. Maximum temperature 24 °C.

Tonight:

Showers will become more frequent through the evening, with a spell of heavy and thundery rain crossing the region overnight. It will remain warm and humid with some hill fog. Minimum temperature 16 °C.

Wednesday:

Wednesday will start on a dull and damp note, with hill fog and patchy outbreaks of light rain and drizzle. However, it will slowly turn brighter and fresher. Maximum temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Changeable with a mixture of sunny spells and heavy showers on Thursday and Friday, these thundery in places. Generally drier on Saturday with lighter winds and more sunshine.

Updated: 23:15 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the north, cloudy and humid in the south.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the north of England and western Scotland will slowly move further north and east. Some heavy bursts are likely in the Highlands. Further south, it will be mostly cloudy and humid with widespread hill and coastal fog.

Tuesday:

Rain across Scotland will fizzle out, before more heavy rain spreads into Northern Ireland and then western Scotland. Further south will be brighter and significantly warmer with a few showers.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday and Thursday will be fresher but mainly dry in England and Wales. Showers are likely further north. Friday's showers will be heavier across northern England and Wales.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Aug 2017 to Monday 4 Sep 2017:

Saturday is likely to be dry for most of us and warm in the east. One or two showers remain possible. Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 19 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 15:02 on Mon 21 Aug 2017 BST