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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Largely dry evening and night-time but showers Thursday onwards.

This Evening and Tonight:

A fine evening for most parts, just a few showers over the isles whilst dull rainy conditions over Caithness clear away. Tonight largely dry with clear spells though a few showers in coastal areas, especially isles. Fog patches in glens. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

The west clouds up with showers, these most frequent and heaviest near Atlantic coasts. the east and northeast drier with fewer showers and best of sunny intervals. Light winds. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Remaining unsettled; often rather cloudy with showers, some prolonged and heavy in west. especially Friday and early Saturday. Later Saturday and Sunday seeing best of dry bright spells.

Updated: 14:43 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing from the northeast. Drier and fresher elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, which will be heavy at times, will linger over the Northern Isles overnight. Elsewhere it will be dry across much of the UK with clear spells, although a few showers are also expected, mainly in western parts.

Thursday:

England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. Showers are likely in parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the far west of England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Across the north and west it will often be breezy with sunshine and showers. Further south and east it will often be dry, with warm sunny spells and lighter winds.

Updated: 15:08 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 28 Aug 2017 to Wednesday 6 Sep 2017:

On Monday, a band of thick cloud some outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely to spread eastwards across the country. The rain will be heaviest in the NW and it may remain dry and warm in the southeast, although there is a small risk of one or two thundery showers continuing. Into next week, we are likely to see unsettled conditions, with spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. There may be a longer spell of more settled weather in early September. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Sep 2017 to Thursday 21 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 which may generate some thunderstorms.

Updated: 15:08 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST