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Scratchbox - February 23, 2018
Issued: 09:16hrs Friday 23th February 2018

Garry: A frosty morning for many, and a chilly day ahead. It's dry and fairly bright with sunshine best in the south & west currently.


Issued: 13:27hrs Thursday 22th February 2018

Garry: There's some sunshine around, generally best toward the south & east this afternoon. Overcast skies for many central areas. Likely breaking tonight to give widespread frost.


Issued: 09:22hrs Thursday 22th February 2018

Garry: A mix of persistent cloud and some bright sunny periods across the country today, but it will be dry for all. Feeling cool, max 4 to 6C.


Issued: 15:33hrs Wednesday 21th February 2018

Matt: Cloudy weather persists through central areas of England and much of Wales, but with plenty of clear skies elsewhere. Variable cloud continues tonight, but tonight will see the first night where a more widespread slight frost will develop across most inland areas. Chilly Thursday morning will follow.


Issued: 11:44hrs Wednesday 21th February 2018

Matt: Fine weather continues for many, but there are some light showers across parts of E England, particularly Yorkshire and down towards Lincolnshire, but these are the exception to what is a dry afternoon ahead with some bright or sunny spells, these prolonged at times in the north and west.


Issued: 07:57hrs Wednesday 21th February 2018

Matt: A fine start to the day across many areas as high pressure now dominates. Some variable cloud and the odd isolated shower across N England, but emphasis is on a lot of dry weather through the morning with spells of late winter sunshine. Chilly mind, especially where there is some cloud.


Issued: 15:36hrs Tuesday 20th February 2018

Matt: Some patchy rain or a few showers will linger this evening and overnight across some eastern areas of England. Elsewhere a dry night with clear spells and variable cloud. Frost is expected across more northern and western areas of the British Isles in particular.


Issued: 12:06hrs Tuesday 20th February 2018

Matt: Fine weather continues for many this aftenroon but still with some nuisance value rain and drizzle across the eastern areas of E Anglia and the extreme SE of England. Many other areas will continue to experience a dry afternoon, pleasant enough in some late winter sunshine too despite a cool breeze.


Issued: 08:06hrs Tuesday 20th February 2018

Matt: Residual rain and drizzle across parts of E England and E Anglia will linger today, but emphasis is on many areas having a much brighter, if not sunnier day than Monday but it will feel cooler. Temperatures have been low enough for some frost across Scotland and parts of N England.


Issued: 15:22hrs Monday 19th February 2018

Matt: Misty and damp conditions continue this evening and overnight, but will, eventually, become restricted to more eastern areas of England through into Tuesday morning as a cold front introduces cooler, clearer conditions into many northern and western areas tonight.


Issued: 14:05hrs Monday 19th February 2018

Matt: Temperatures widely up to 10C to 13C across more northern and western areas of the British Isles. One of the mildest days in a number of weeks. Temperatures up to 12C, for example, at Glasgow Airport as of 1330Z.


Issued: 11:57hrs Monday 19th February 2018

Matt: Misty and murky conditions continue with some light or moderate, rain or drizzle still across many eastern areas of England and Scotland. Some cloud breaks now though across W Scotland, NW England, Wales, SW England and Ireland. Mild as well for most areas.


Issued: 07:58hrs Monday 19th February 2018

Matt: Cloudy and damp start to the new working week for many areas, but especially across more eastern areas of the British Isles where light or locally moderate rain or drizzle is present. Some extensive low cloud and hill fog present too. A mild start though.


Issued: 14:49hrs Sunday 18th February 2018

Matt: Damp and drizzly conditions will continue to filter down across many areas of the British Isles this evening and overnight with some extensive low cloud and hill fog in the north and west. Driest conditions will be across SE England. A mild night as warm sector conditions arrive from the west.


Issued: 12:06hrs Sunday 18th February 2018

Matt: Much of England, Wales and Scotland remain predominantly dry, albeit with a lot of cloud but with some cloud breaks too, especially E England where there are some sunny spells. Light or moderate, rain or drizzle is widespread though across Ireland and will move into W Scotland and Wales in the coming hours.


Issued: 08:02hrs Sunday 18th February 2018

Matt: Fair start for most, quite chilly with some slight frost in places too. A case of east is best today, while the west is wettest with some light rain and drizzle across western areas of the British Isles, while fine weather, with some sunshine persists across eastern areas of England especially.


Issued: 14:35hrs Saturday 17th February 2018

Matt: Rain moves into Ireland and other western areas of the British Isles overnight, but with much of England, Wales and E Scotland having a dry night with clear spells and quite chilly with some frost expected, especially across more eastern areas of the British Isles where skies are clear for longest.


Issued: 12:28hrs Saturday 17th February 2018

Matt: Some patchy rain and showers moving down into the Midlands and E England, while a few showers are present further north and west. Otherwise, emphasis is on a lot of dry weather this afternoon with bright or sunny spells, these prolonged at times and not feeling as cold as of late either.


Issued: 08:00hrs Saturday 17th February 2018

Matt: Wet weather across parts of N England, Wales and SW England this morning, dry and with some sunshine across southern and south-eastern areas though. Drier further north and west too with some sunny spells, but also scattered showers across W Scotland and parts of Ireland. A chilly start to the day.


Issued: 18:13hrs Friday 16th February 2018

Simon: Showery rain affecting Ireland and western Scotland this evening, then heading across northern England, Wales and southwest England through the early hours.


Issued: 14:22hrs Friday 16th February 2018

Simon: Sunny spells continuing for much of England, Wales and eastern Scotland but cloud and rain in Ireland and western Scotland.


Issued: 07:44hrs Friday 16th February 2018

Simon:Sunshine this morning for many of us, but cloud is rapidly increasing over Ireland and will be spreading east during the day. Some showery rain accompanying the cloud in the west with showers in western Scotland.


Issued: 12:12hrs Thursday 15th February 2018

Simon: Sunny spells continue this afternoon, but watch for more showers in the west.


Issued: 07:57hrs Thursday 15th February 2018

Simon: A brighter day. Heavy showers in western Scotland and western Ireland, turning increasingly wintry. Mostly dry elsewhere and brighter too.


Issued: 17:41hrs Wednesday 14th February 2018

Simon: Rain passing east through tonight. Wintry showers and increasing winds in western Scotland and western Ireland with a frost here.


Issued: 11:52hrs Wednesday 14th February 2018

Simon: Temperatures have become mild across Ireland now, and that milder air briefly reaches Wales and southwest England this afternoon. Rain edges east through all areas, most of it in northern England and Scotland where it will fall as snow on hills.


Issued: 04:55hrs Wednesday 14th February 2018

Simon: Increasingly windy and damp over Ireland and in the west of the UK this morning. A cold start in the east with the winds increasing here too as the morning progresses.


Issued: 11:50hrs Tuesday 13th February 2018

Simon: A sharp contrast out there between the sunshine in the west and the cloud and damp to the east.


Issued: 07:16hrs Tuesday 13th February 2018

Simon: A band of rain, sleet and snow in western parts of the UK this morning, slowly edging eastwards. Brighter weather is arriving in the west bringing some wintry showers.


Issued: 20:52hrs Monday 12th February 2018

Simon: Rain now arriving in western Ireland, edging east. This turns to snow in the early hours, even to lower levels, perhaps giving 1 to 3cm of lying snow on Tuesday morning.


Issued: 16:02hrs Monday 12th February 2018

Simon: An early frost for some tonight, but wind and rain will be arriving in the west, edging east on Tuesday and turning increasingly to snow on hills.


Issued: 07:40hrs Monday 12th February 2018

Simon: Some wintry showers in western areas today. Drier to the east with sunny spells and feeling chilly for all.


Issued: 17:04hrs Sunday 11th February 2018

Garry: Snow showers continue in western areas tonight. Temperatures dipping below freezing where skies clear. Frost and ice for some on Monday morning.


Issued: 09:43hrs Sunday 11th February 2018

Garry: A chilly wind today. Showery in the west with snow and hail. Brighter in the east. Sunny spells.


Issued: 16:04hrs Saturday 10th February 2018

Garry: A very wet end to the day for Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Rain and snow for southern Scotland and northern England tonight. Windy across central- northern England and Wales, gales locally, gusts 50mph+


Issued: 09:08hrs Saturday 10th February 2018

Garry: Heavy rain across northern & western parts of England and most of Wales. Rain will spread to central and south-eastern areas after a dry start here. Rain fading from southern Scotland, but a few snow showers in the West Highlands.


Issued: 17:17hrs Friday 09th February 2018

Garry: Frost forming this evening under clear skies. Clouds thicken from the west before dawn, and rain spreads across Ireland. A wet Saturday for western Britain. Rain becoming more widespread through the day.


Issued: 14:02hrs Friday 09th February 2018

Garry: Areas of rain, sleet and hill snow for eastern England this afternoon. Elsewhere dry and sunny but chilly. A few wintry showers around western coasts.


Issued: 09:15hrs Friday 09th February 2018

Garry: A chilly day with northwesterly winds. Snow and hail showers, locally frequent in Wales and western coastal areas. A zone of rain affects eastern regions, with snow over the north/eastern Pennines, fading slowly.


Issued: 14:47hrs Thursday 08th February 2018

Matt: Spell of wet weather quickly moves eastwards this evening and overnight across England and Wales. Following, initially across Scotland, will be colder weather with wintry showers and these then filtering down into N England and Wales by early Friday. Ice risk across the north and west tonight.


Issued: 11:15hrs Thursday 08th February 2018

Matt: Best of the weather continues across SE England, elsewhere mostly cloudy and rather damp still across parts of Wales, Midlands and N England, showery weather affecting northern and western Scotland. Chilly, but quite as cold as of late.


Issued: 07:57hrs Thursday 08th February 2018

Matt: Less-cold start today than of late, but still chilly out there. Some damp weather is present across N England and parts of Wales in particular, otherwise, there's a lot of dry but mostly cloudy conditions. Coldest weather is across SE England where skies have been clearest for longest overnight.


Issued: 13:37hrs Wednesday 07th February 2018

Simon: A fine afternoon for many of us with plenty of sunshine. Cloud is thickening in the west.


Issued: 07:06hrs Wednesday 07th February 2018

Simon: A fair day ahead for many, although some snow showers in the far southeast and also west Wales this morning. Rain edging into western Ireland and western Scotland.


Issued: 17:20hrs Tuesday 06th February 2018

Simon: After the snow and cold day today, skies will be clearing in many areas tonight leading to a widespread and severe frost. Ice will be extensive on roads and pavements.


Issued: 12:35hrs Tuesday 06th February 2018

Simon: Band of snow now fragmenting quickly as it crosses northern England, the Wales, SW England and the Midlands. Nothing more than a few flurries. Heavy snow showers rattling into western Ireland and western Scotland.


Issued: 07:12hrs Tuesday 06th February 2018

Simon: Snow this morning just clearing SE Scotland, but falling across NW England, Wales & SW England. This area of snow moving across northern England and into the Midlands as well as SW England during the morning. 1 to 3cm at low levels but 5cm on hills. Heavy snow showers for western Scotland and western Ireland, with a few snow showers in Norfolk and the eastern Midlands too.


Issued: 21:08hrs Monday 05th February 2018

Simon: The band of snow through Scotland and Ireland will be edging east overnight to affect northern England, Wales and the Midlands. Most will only be light.


Issued: 14:54hrs Monday 05th February 2018

Simon: Snow risk tonight is through Northern Ireland and Scotland, then to northwest England and Wales later, before reaching the Midlands Tuesday morning.


Issued: 08:04hrs Monday 05th February 2018

Simon: A cold start over all parts of the country. Some sleet and snow showers in the southeast and on eastern coasts.


Issued: 15:58hrs Sunday 04th February 2018

Matt: Cold and wintry night ahead with perhaps some snow showers across parts of E and SE England, these potentially bringing local accumulations. Overall, though many areas will be dry, clear and cold with a widespread harsh frost and some local icy patches through into Monday morning.


Issued: 12:26hrs Sunday 04th February 2018

Matt: Few wintry showers continue into eastern areas of England but otherwise a lot of fine weather with plenty of winter sunshine this afternoon. Cold mind, especially in the south and east given a NE'ly breeze.


Issued: 08:04hrs Sunday 04th February 2018

Matt: A cold start to the day as the polar continental air mass, origins from Scandinavia, continue to move across the British Isles. Few wintry flurries in the E and SE, otherwise a lot of fine and sunny weather this morning.


Issued: 14:46hrs Saturday 03th February 2018

Matt: Patchy rain, sleet and some snow slowly fragmenting and clearing this evening and overnight with some cloud breaks and clear spells developing. Frost and icy patches are, as a result, expected while some wintry flurries develop across E and SE England later in the night.


Issued: 11:59hrs Saturday 03th February 2018

Matt: Frontal zone continues to be slow moving down the 'spine' of the British Isles bringing rain, sleet and hill snow, especially to N England and Scotland. Brighter, showery weather dominates across W Scotland, Ireland, W Wales and SW England where breezy too.


Issued: 08:03hrs Saturday 03th February 2018

Matt: A chilly winters morning for many with a mixture of rain, sleet and some snow in places, especially across parts of the Pennines and into S Scotland. Dry start across E Anglia and brighter with showers across Ireland and W Scotland. Wrap up warm!


Issued: 14:41hrs Friday 02th February 2018

Matt: Dry, clear and cold evening and start to the night for many areas with frost developing. Wet weather will move into W Scotland and Ireland this evening and then into western areas of England and Wales through into Saturday morning, sleet and snow in places, especially on high ground.


Issued: 12:22hrs Friday 02th February 2018

Matt: Plenty of fine weather continues across much of the British Isles with winter sunshine and variable cloud. Some showers are present across eastern areas of England and W Wales, but, otherwise it's a fine afternoon ahead.


Issued: 07:52hrs Friday 02th February 2018

Matt: A chilly start to end the working week with frost and some icy patches in places too. Few wintry showers in evidence down some eastern counties of England and W Wales this morning, otherwise plenty of dry weather with sunny spells. Wrap up warm!...


Issued: 15:08hrs Thursday 01th February 2018

Matt: Patchy rain, sleet and some hill snow continues to clear away to the south-east of England into the evening, but with then many areas becoming dry and cold overnight. Some wintry showers persist though across Scotland and E England. Widespread frost and icy patches tonight.


Issued: 12:18hrs Thursday 01th February 2018

Matt: Fine weather continues for most, but with some wintry showers across Scotland, Ireland, Wales and E England. Many inland areas though continue to have a dry day with plenty of winter sunshine, but continuing to feel chilly in the wind.


Issued: 07:56hrs Thursday 01th February 2018

Matt: A cold morning for many areas but there is plenty of winter sunshine to start the day too. Some wintry showers mind feeding down on a NW'ly wind across parts of W Scotland, N Ireland and into N Wales.