Issued by the Met Office on 2017-05-01 at 04:00:00
Outbreaks of rain today but becoming drier.
Cornwall and parts of Devon will be cloudy, with spells of occasionally heavy rain at first, then it will slowly improve later. Elsewhere there will be sunny spells and some heavy, perhaps thundery, showers. Windy in the south and west. Maximum Temperature 15C.
The rain will ease this evening, and it will become dry through the early hours. There will be some clear spells but it will stay frost free. Minimum Temperature 7C.
There will be patchy cloud through Tuesday morning but bright or sunny spells will develop. A few showers are possible in the east but it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 16C.
Through this week it'll stay dry with sunny spells, but it'll be often breezy. It will be rather warm by day, and it should stay largely frost free by night.
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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