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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Rain at times today, becoming persistent tonight.

Today:

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, these mainly across Orkney where they may be occasionally heavy. Shetland seeing the best of the dry weather. Brisk southeasterly winds, strong at times across Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

A cloudy evening and night with outbreaks of rain across Orkney becoming persistent and occasionally heavy, this rain extending north into Shetland. Fresh to strong southeasterly wind. Minimum temperature 13 °C.

Thursday:

Cloudy with rain, this persistent and occasionally heavy across Shetland. Chance of some drier spells across Orkney. Fresh easterly winds across Shetland, light over Orkney. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain over Shetland dying out early Friday. Otherwise remaining unsettled with the chance of showers.

Updated: 03:02 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing from the north-east. Drier and fresher elsewhere.

Today:

Heavy rain in Scotland as well as northern and eastern England will gradually clear eastwards. Further south, cloud will move to the east during the afternoon. In the west, brighter, fresher weather will follow, with showers, mainly in Northern Ireland.

Tonight:

The last of the rain will clear from northeast Scotland during the evening, leaving much of the UK dry overnight. A few showers will affect western parts.

Thursday:

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

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will be dry and bright for most, though rain will affect the far north and west. Sunny spells are likely over the weekend, with showers, mainly in the northwest.

Updated: 03:01 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: 03:01 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST