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Forecast Summary

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

Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Mainly dry on Wednesday, rain in south later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, heavy at times in the north this evening, will gradually die out by the early hours. The rest of the night will be dry with just a few isolated showers in the west. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Wednesday:

Mostly cloudy with but some rain or hill snow developing in the south from late afternoon. North staying mainly dry, perhaps a few showers in the Western Isles. Cold. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cold as winds come in from the northwest. Showers, these often wintry with sunny or clear spells. Rain, sleet and snow could be more organised for a time early Thursday.

Updated: 14:59 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Mild for most with wind and rain. Turning colder later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain in the north and west, turning more persistent later for northwest England, Northern Ireland and parts of Wales. Strong winds for many with gales or severe gales in the far north. Remaining mild, except for in the far north.

Wednesday:

Heavy rain across northern England, Wales and later Scotland. Drier elsewhere, but further rain in the west. Gales or severe gales across England and Wales. Mild, away from northern Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Turning colder for all. Cloudy and windy, with rain and snow in the north on Thursday. Brighter but windy with wintry showers, mainly in the north on Friday and Saturday.

Updated: 14:59 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Nov 2017 to Tuesday 5 Dec 2017:

Wintry showers are likely to become confined to northern and eastern areas on Sunday, still with the risk of hail, sleet and some snow to lower levels. Into Monday, a band of cloud and rain with some hill snow may move across western parts. Thereafter, western and southern areas are likely to see further bouts of rain at times, with the risk of some snow over mainly the higher ground. It will often be rather cold here, although the far southwest could become milder at times. Further north, it is more likely that the weather will remain cold with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered wintry showers. Winds will often be strong with a risk of gales for some.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 20 Dec 2017:

During December, confidence is low as weather patterns may continue to be fairly slow moving. It is possible that there will be spells of wet, windy and at times mild weather with the wettest weather probably across western and perhaps some southern parts of the country. These may be interspersed with some drier and brighter spells too, when it could become colder with the risk of frost overnight. On the whole, temperatures may be a little colder than normal. Later in the month, it may become more generally unsettled and milder.

Updated: 14:59 on Tue 21 Nov 2017 GMT

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