Shaftesbury (Dorset) weather

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Seven day forecast for Shaftesbury

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Headline:

Scattered showers, perhaps thundery. Feeling very warm.

Today:

A dry start with sunny spells. Cloud bubbling up to give a few afternoon showers. These showers will be isolated but heavy with a risk of some turning thundery. Feeling very warm and humid with light winds. Maximum temperature 26 °C.

Tonight:

It will become a cloudy night for many with heavy and possibly thundery showers edging in from the west. Fog patches will form in some areas. Minimum temperature 15 °C.

Tuesday:

A cloudy start with scattered showers. A few bright spells developing during the day, along with further hefty showers. These showers will reduce in the evening giving sunny spells. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Unsettled throughout the period with scattered thundery showers, locally heavy, affecting the region. Some more persistent rain will develop during Thursday afternoon. Showers continue on Friday. Feeling cooler.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

It will remain changeable through much of this period, with most parts of the UK seeing a mixture of dry, sunny periods together with showers or some longer spells of rain at times. Over the coming weekend sunny spells and heavy showers are likely for many areas. Into early next week these showers will probably become confined to eastern and northern parts of the UK, with the driest conditions in the west and southwest. From the middle of next week onward, we will likely see a continuation of mixed conditions bringing sunny spells but also some heavy showers, perhaps with more prolonged periods of rain at times. Temperatures are expected to be around or just below average.

Updated:

Changeable conditions look likely to continue through the start of this period, with sunny spells mixed in with some showers at times or longer spells of rain, these more prevalent in the northwest. Although confidence in the detail is low, there are tentative signals suggesting that high pressure may become more dominant during the middle of August, bringing more settled, drier and warmer conditions for many. There would still be a risk of showers or thunderstorms at times. Temperatures are most likely to be above average.

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