Issued by the Met Office on 2017-07-27 at 16:00:00
Showers clearing. Mainly dry on Friday before evening rain. Breezy.
Sunny spells for most parts before dusk this evening with heavy showers tending to ease. Clear spells overnight and becoming mainly dry with just a chance of the odd shower. Minimum Temperature 12C.
Mainly dry with warm sunny spells through the day. Clouding over from the southwest later with outbreaks of rain arriving during the evening. Breezy. Maximum Temperature 22C.
Saturday: mainly dry with sunny spells but heavy rain possible later. Sunday and Monday: sunny spells and scattered showers, heavy in places on Sunday afternoon. Temperatures near average.
Remaining unsettled with sunny spells and showers through Tuesday. The heaviest and most frequent showers affecting the north and west, with much of the south staying largely dry, with sunny spells. We are likely to see a low pressure system push in from the Atlantic on Wednesday, bringing a spell of wet and windy weather to some western parts of the United Kingdom, spreading to all parts on Thursday. Thereafter, we are likely to see a return to sunshine and showers, most frequent and heaviest in the northwest. Into the weekend and early next week, we may begin to see conditions becoming more settled across the UK, with high pressure building from the southwest, with a predominately north-westerly flow. Temperatures will generally be around normal to rather cool throughout.
There are increasing signals for high pressure to build during this period, which would allow for more settled conditions across the United Kingdom, with a predominately west to north-westerly flow becoming established. However, there will still be the risk of spells of rain or showers, mainly in the north, but overall a good deal of dry weather with some sunshine, especially in the south. Temperatures generally near normal by day, but potentially rather cool at night. By the middle of August signals become mixed, with low confidence. On balance though, we are most likely to see a northwest/southeast split in weather conditions across the United Kingdom, with some rain or showers in the northwest and drier conditions with some sunshine in the southeast.
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