Issued by the Met Office on 2017-05-01 at 04:00:00
Some showers today but becoming drier.
Showers will arrive from the south today, with the best of the sunny spells in the north. The showers may be heavy at times in the southeast. Maximum Temperature 15C.
Any showers will ease through this evening, and it will become dry for all areas through the early hours. It should stay frost free too. Minimum Temperature 6C.
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 will stay dry with sunny spells, but it'll be occasionally breezy. It will be rather warm by day, but chilly overnight.
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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