Issued by the Met Office on 2017-05-01 at 04:00:00
Largely fine and dry, and feeling rather warm.
After some early rain, mainly over hills, it will be mostly dry today. There will be some sunny spells through the day and with light winds it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 17C.
It will be dry tonight with patchy cloud and light winds. Overnight it will be colder than last night, but it will be largely frost free. Minimum Temperature 7C.
Tuesday will be dry, with sunny spells, with the best of the sunshine in the south and west. It will also feel warm once again. Maximum Temperature 17C.
Through this week it will stay dry, with good sunny spells. It will be rather warm by day, but by night it will be chilly. Breezy at times.
This period will begin mostly dry and fine with the best of the bright or sunny weather likely to be across the west and north-west. The far south may see some showers or longer spells of rain at times and it will continue to be fairly breezy, especially on exposed eastern coasts. Temperatures will be close to normal and it will feel warm in any sunshine, but along the east coast it will be rather cool. Thereafter, it is likely to turn cooler more widely for a time with the best of the dry and bright weather persisting in the west and a risk overnight frost in the north. However, by the end of the period it could gradually turn more unsettled and milder from the southwest.
As we head into the middle of May, it is more likely that drier than average conditions will continue. However there remains the possibility of some occasional wetter interludes, especially in the south and west. After a fairly cold start, temperatures are likely to become warmer with the chance that they could become very warm at times, particularly later in the month.
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