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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Early rain then increasingly wintry showers.

    Today:

    Cloud and rain will clear east early this morning, but frequent showers will follow from the west. These soon turning to snow on high ground and then on lower ground later, with some accumulations in places. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

    Tonight:

    Further sleet and snow showers these more frequent over Dumfries and Galloway and the Southwest Borders with local moderate falls. Longer clear spells in east with more isolated snow showers. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

    Thursday:

    Further wintry showers, again most common across the Southwest with slight to moderate falls especially on high ground. Sunnier in Lothian and Borders, but isolated wintry showers. Maximum Temperature 4 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Mostly dry with some sunshine on Friday, the odd wintry shower. Chance of wintry showers on Saturday morning then dry, bright. Sharp frost overnight. Sunday starting dry then rain, thaw.

    Updated at: 0556 on Wed 13 Dec 2017

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Windy with heavy, blustery showers.

    Today:

    Early icy patches in central and eastern parts, otherwise windy with frequent, heavy and blustery showers, spreading to all parts. Showers falling as rain for most, but increasingly turning wintry in the northwest later. Some brighter spells in between.

    Tonight:

    Frequent wintry showers in the north and west, with some organised spells of squally rain, sleet and mostly hill snow. Windy with gales in the southwest. Patchy frost and ice.

    Thursday:

    Sunshine and wintry showers, with some longer spells of rain, sleet and hill snow at times. Staying windy in the south, but winds easing further north. Feeling cold.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Turning colder on Friday with plenty of sunshine, but northerly winds will bring showers around windward coasts. Mostly dry and frosty on Saturday. Rain arriving from the northwest during Sunday.

    Updated at: 0145 on Wed 13 Dec 2017

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 18 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 27 Dec 2017:

    Monday should be a dry and bright day across the country, however cloud and outbreaks of rain could spread across the north overnight and into Tuesday morning. Tuesday will probably stay dry and fine in the south though. Temperatures are likely to vary around normal in southern parts, but it could turn milder across the north Through the rest of the period, milder but unsettled conditions are likely persist in northern parts with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes. It may become very windy at times later next week with gales or severe gales in places. Further south it is more likely that largely settled conditions will dominate with overnight frosts and a risk of fog. However, brief wet and cloudy spells are possible here too.

    Updated at: 1212 on Wed 13 Dec 2017

    UK Outlook for Thursday 28 Dec 2017 to Thursday 11 Jan 2018:

    Generally changeable conditions are likely to extend further south through the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, interspersed with brighter showery conditions. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with temperatures varying around normal. As we head into the start of January there is large uncertainty. However, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK, as well as an increased likelihood of overnight frosts.

    Updated at: 1212 on Wed 13 Dec 2017

    Location Details

    Melrose

    Location: 55.5986, -2.7204

    Altitude: 88.0 m above mean sea level

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