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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Rain over the weekend with sunshine to start next week.

    Today:

    Showers, sometimes heavy clear by the early evening. Windy in places with the likelihood of some coastal gales. Temperatures remain on the milder side, turning progressively colder into the early evening. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

    Tonight:

    A cloudy night with occasional showers. Possible isolated patches of hill fog forming in the early hours of the morning. Frost free. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

    Saturday:

    Rather cloudy with the odd patch of rain. A lighter south westerly wind makes temperatures feel milder. More heavy rain with strong winds approaches in the evening. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Blustery showers throughout Sunday. A drier day on Monday, with some sunshine, although colder. Wind and rain blankets the region on Tuesday. Feeling milder compared to the previous two days.

    Updated at: 0237 on Fri 6 Dec 2019

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Milder and windier for most with heavy rain at times.

    Today:

    Windy with rain or showers at times during the day. Some bright or sunny spells spreading in from the northwest. Milder than recently for most of England and Wales but a colder day than Thursday over Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    Tonight:

    Showers clearing for most though some light rain continuing for high ground in the west. Frost free for most with easing winds. Colder for the Northern Isles with wintry showers.

    Saturday:

    Some bright or sunny spells in E Scotland and parts of England and Wales. Generally becoming cloudier and windier again with rain moving across Northern Ireland and into the north.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Showery and cool Sunday, windy too with gales, locally severe around some coasts. Showers clear east on Monday; widespread frost Tuesday morning before further wet and very windy weather arrives.

    Updated at: 0240 on Fri 6 Dec 2019

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 10 Dec 2019 to Thursday 19 Dec 2019:

    After a cold night, wet and windy weather will arrive in the west by dawn before quickly spreading east across the UK. Most areas will see rain throughout the day, with transient hill snow in the north. Rain will clear most places later to leave blustery, heavy showers. The unsettled theme is likely to continue into next weekend with showers or longer spells of rain throughout. Any drier interludes are likely to be short-lived in any one place. Temperatures look likely to dip below normal, allowing for an increased risk of wintry showers further north. There is also a low risk of widespread snow on the northern edge of rain bands. Strong winds are possible across the UK, especially further south. Frost and freezing fog possible, particularly in the north.

    Updated at: 1412 on Thu 5 Dec 2019

    UK Outlook for Friday 20 Dec 2019 to Friday 3 Jan 2020:

    A more changeable spell is expected during this period, with the greatest potential for heavy rain in the south and east at first, with any snow becoming confined to northern hills. A more typical northwest/southeast split looks likely to develop with time bringing rain to the northwest interspersed with showers, and drier periods further south. This could be accompanied by a general upturn in temperatures, as well as the risk of strong winds at times.

    Updated at: 1446 on Thu 5 Dec 2019

    Location Details

    Kirkby

    Location: 53.481, -2.8896

    Altitude: 22.0 m above mean sea level

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