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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Mostly cloudy with rain, brighter for Orkney later

Today:

A murky start with outbreaks of occasionally heavy rain. The rain across Orkney clears north through the morning and some brighter spells develop here for the afternoon. Shetland however remains cloudy with further rain at times and an easterly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry with some clear spells across Orkney. Shetland remains cloudy but the rain should gradually die out to leave most places dry by dawn. Light winds. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

A better day with plenty of dry, bright weather around, with some sunny spells developing, the best of these across western parts of Orkney and Shetland. Occasionally fresh southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rather unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain, the best of any brighter, drier conditions likely on Saturday afternoon and perhaps later Sunday. Strong southwesterly winds on Monday.

Updated: 03:28 on Thu 24 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry and bright for most. Showers in north and west

Today:

England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. Some heavy showers are likely in Scotland and the north of England, continuing into the evening. More prolonged rain will affect western Scotland later in the day.

Tonight:

England, Wales and eastern Scotland will have a mostly dry and clear night after a sunny evening. Western Scotland, Northern Ireland and northwest England will have occasional rain or showers.

Friday:

Friday will be dry and bright for most, with warm sunny spells in the southeast. Cloud will affect the northwest, with rain or showers for Northern Ireland and western Scotland.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

The weekend will be dry, bright and warm for most, but with showers in the northwest, spreading across England on Sunday. Monday will be windy, with rain in the northwest.

Updated: 03:29 on Thu 24 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: 03:29 on Thu 24 Aug 2017 BST