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Forecast Summary

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

Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Very windy. Rain clearing to showers.

Today:

A cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain and becoming very windy with southwesterly winds gusting to around 70mph, especially across Orkney. The afternoon looks brighter with showers and winds easing a little, although still the risk of severe gales. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

A mix of clear spells and showers through the evening and overnight. With winds slowly easing overnight a touch of frost, and ice on untreated surfaces, is possible towards dawn. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Thursday:

A bright day with a mix of sunshine and showers, the showers turning increasingly to snow on the hills and perhaps becoming wintry to low levels later. Freshening northerly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Bright but cold with wintry showers on Friday but northerly winds easing. Milder but rather cloudy through the weekend with rain at times with strong to gale force southwesterly winds.

Updated: 06:11 on Wed 24 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A spell of wet and windy weather for many today.

Today:

A band of rain, heavy at times and accompanied by gusty, squally winds moving southeast across England and Wales, clearing the far southeast later. Early rain and strong winds will slowly clear north Scotland, with sunshine and heavy showers following.

Tonight:

Overnight will see clear spells and some showers, mainly in the north and west, merging into longer spells of rain across Northern Ireland and western Scotland later. Less windy.

Thursday:

Thursday will see a mixture of sunny spells and showers for most, these most frequent in the north and west, possibly wintry on hills. Feeling cold in the strong winds.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

After a frosty start, it'll be mainly dry and bright on Friday. Milder and changeable over the weekend, with some rain at times, mainly in the northwest. Windy at times.

Updated: 02:01 on Wed 24 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 28 Jan 2018 to Tuesday 6 Feb 2018:

It is likely to be mild on Sunday 28th, but it will be rather changeable with bright and showery weather interspersed with bands of cloud and longer spells of rain. The rain will probably be heaviest in northern and western parts where it will be windy too, and the driest weather will be in the south and east. It will stay changeable through the rest of January, but perhaps colder with an increased risk of snow in the north. Through the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with a risk of overnight frost and fog. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 7 Feb 2018 to Wednesday 21 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. Into the middle of February the forecast is looking very uncertain. However, we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 02:01 on Wed 24 Jan 2018 GMT

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