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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Frequent blustery showers.

Today:

Similar to yesterday with frequent showers or rain, bringing occasional hail with a risk of thunderstorms. Feeling cold in the west to northwest strong to gale force winds. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Showers will persist through the coming evening and night, again locally heavy with hail and perhaps thunder at first, but outbreaks tending to turn slightly lighter and less frequent overnight. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Sunday:

Showers again, but not as many or as heavy as Saturday, and thinning through the day from the west as spells of weak sunshine multiply and the brisk winds ease. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Longer periods of rain across Orkney for a time Monday morning. Otherwise it will be a mix of showers and brighter spells. Winds turning to a strong, occasional gale northerly.

Updated: 03:07 on Sat 25 Nov 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cold and bright, but wintry showers in places.

Today:

Frosty start with icy patches, but bright. Occasional showers in the north and west. These will fall as snow over the hills and to low levels in the north, and perhaps in some parts of the Midlands. Windier than yesterday.

Tonight:

Further wintry showers in northern and western parts of the UK, with icy stretches forming where showers have fallen. Elsewhere cold with a widespread frost. Gales in the far northeast.

Sunday:

Frosty, with ice possible in west. Cold and bright with showers in northwest to begin but easing. Turning cloudier from the northwest, with persistent rain later. Southeastern parts staying dry.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Wet and windy in south Monday morning, but less cold. Northern parts cold and showery conditions, moving south later. Tuesday and Wednesday colder and bright with showers, especially in east.

Updated: 01:49 on Sat 25 Nov 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 29 Nov 2017 to Friday 8 Dec 2017:

Wednesday and Thursday will see a mixture of sunny spells and showers. The showers mainly affecting exposed northern and eastern parts, especially the North Sea coasts, but not exclusively. The showers will be heavy at times and turning wintry over higher ground. Windy, with gales down the east coast on Wednesday. Similar conditions look likely to persist into Friday and the weekend, with showers continuing to affect eastern parts, but drier with plenty of sunshine elsewhere. The showers may be wintry across all parts, but any snow accumulations most likely over higher ground, but perhaps to some lower levels in the north. Staying rather cold, with temperatures below the average into early December. However, there is a chance of less cold, cloudier conditions spreading southeastwards, with some rain at times.

UK Outlook for Saturday 9 Dec 2017 to Saturday 23 Dec 2017:

During this period of December, it looks likely that the cold conditions may persist across the United Kingdom, with a generally blocked and slow moving weather patterns, which brings more uncertainty than normal into the forecast. We are likely to see a mixture of sunshine and showers for many, with the showers turning increasingly wintry over the hills, but not exclusively. Temperatures will probably be below the average through to mid-December. However, there is the chance of periods of milder, wetter and windier weather, with increased amounts of rainfall, during the middle of the month, especially in the west. This could see temperatures recover closer to the average.

Updated: 01:49 on Sat 25 Nov 2017 GMT

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