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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Sunny spells and wintry showers.

    Today:

    An icy start with snow in places. Through the rest of the day it will be cold and windy with sunshine and heavy, wintry showers bringing further snow accumulations, mainly on hills. Maximum Temperature 4 °C.

    Tonight:

    The showers will gradually ease through the night, but it will be cold with temperatures falling below zero, bringing a risk of ice in places. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

    Saturday:

    Saturday looks to be mainly dry, cold and bright. The wintry showers will be less frequent than recent days, with more dry and bright weather around. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Sunday wet and windy with risk of snow on high ground. Monday perhaps some rain in the south, brighter further north. Tuesday windy with some rain possible. Turning milder.

    Updated at: 0758 on Fri 19 Jan 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Sunny spells and wintry showers.

    Today:

    Icy start. Sunshine and heavy, wintry showers today. These bringing snow in the north, but only on hills further south, perhaps with some hail to low levels. Drier and brighter in the east. Windy with gales in the west.

    Tonight:

    Wintry showers easing in the north overnight, but frost and icy stretches likely. In the far south and west, turning wet and windy although slightly milder with frost less likely.

    Saturday:

    Mainly cold and bright. Wintry showers less frequent than recently. Southwest England and South Wales cloudier with a chance of rain and perhaps hill snow at first.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Sunday wet and windy, risk of snow in the north. Monday cloudy and damp in the south, brighter further north. Tuesday windy with some rain likely in the west. Milder.

    Updated at: 0259 on Fri 19 Jan 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 24 Jan 2018 to Friday 2 Feb 2018:

    A band of rain will gradually clear on Wednesday with brighter but showery conditions following on behind. It will stay changeable towards the end of the working week with a mixture of sunny spells and showers or longer periods of rain. Northwestern parts are likely to see the heaviest rain with snow possible over high ground, and it will be driest in the south and east. Also, it will be windy at times particularly in the northwest. As we head through to the end of the week and indeed the beginning of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps colder, particularly in the south, with overnight frost and fog more likely here. Winds are expected to ease overall with any strong winds more likely in the north.

    Updated at: 1208 on Fri 19 Jan 2018

    UK Outlook for Saturday 3 Feb 2018 to Saturday 17 Feb 2018:

    Early February is likely to bring a relatively settled period of weather with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. There is considerable uncertainty at this stage however, as we head towards the middle of February 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 at: 1340 on Fri 19 Jan 2018

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