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Forecast Summary

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

North West England

Headline:

Dry and bright on Thursday morning. Rain in the afternoon.

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening will be cloudy and rather damp with rain across the region, and mist and fog over high ground. The rain will die out overnight but it will stay murky, mild and cloudy. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Thursday:

Thursday morning will be dry and bright. Rain is likely for some during the afternoon, heavy over the Pennines. However, the west of the region may well stay dry. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will be mainly dry with light winds. Rain will arrive overnight though, with strong winds and coastal gales during Saturday. Wind and rain will gradually ease during Sunday.

Updated: 15:27 on Wed 18 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in central parts tomorrow, and in the west later

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the East Midlands and northwest England will move to northeast England during the evening. Rain is also likely overnight in parts of Scotland. Elsewhere, it will be cloudy, mild and mostly dry, with mist and fog on hills.

Thursday:

Although there will be some dry and bright weather, rain will move from central-southern England into central and northern England. Later, rain and strong winds will arrive in the west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Wind and rain slowly clearing Friday leaving a brighter afternoon. It will become wet and very windy overnight into Saturday, bringing severe coastal gales. Winds and rain will ease Sunday.

Updated: 18:52 on Wed 18 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 23 Oct 2017 to Wednesday 1 Nov 2017:

After a dry start in the southeast, most of the UK is expected to have outbreaks of rain on Monday and Tuesday, which could be heavy and persistent on western hills. Brighter showery weather may spread into northwestern parts at times. Temperatures are expected to be above normal for the time of year, and perhaps warm in some eastern parts. Later in the week, the southeast will have a greater chance of drier weather but it will probably stay rather wet and windy in the northwest. There could well be a calmer period of weather towards the end of the month with rain and strong winds less frequent than recently. This would bring more sunshine but an increased risk of chilly nights, and overnight fog for some.

UK Outlook for Thursday 2 Nov 2017 to Thursday 16 Nov 2017:

As we head into November, a changeable pattern is most likely at first, bringing spells of wet and windy weather, interspersed with drier and brighter interludes. The most unsettled weather is likely across the north and west, with the south and east often staying drier and brighter. These drier conditions may become more prolonged as we head through November, bringing an increased chance of sunshine, but also a risk of frost and fog overnight. However, northern parts may remain more unsettled with a greater chance of wet and windy weather. Temperatures are likely to stay close to normal for the time of year, although it may be colder than normal where settled spells are prolonged.

Updated: 18:52 on Wed 18 Oct 2017 BST

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