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Scratchbox - January 23, 2018
Issued: 13:08hrs Monday 22th January 2018

Simon: Best sunshine in the east of England this afternoon. Dry but plenty of cloud further west.


Issued: 07:19hrs Monday 22th January 2018

Simon: Rain in the far south of England and the north of Scotland early this morning. Then becoming dry with some bright or sunny spells for all.


Issued: 12:42hrs Sunday 21th January 2018

Matt: Temperatures now on the rise across more western areas, recently rising to 11C widely across Ireland and SW England. In contrast temperatures still sub-zero across parts of the north and east with some snow still across N England and Scotland.


Issued: 10:48hrs Sunday 21th January 2018

Matt: Reports of some moderate and heavy snow now affecting parts of Wales, Midlands and up into N England and Scotland. Conditions will produce poor driving and travelling conditions, with some travel disruption in the coming hours.


Issued: 08:20hrs Sunday 21th January 2018

Matt: Cold start in the north, but outbreaks of rain with sleet and snow now progressing eastwards into N Ireland, Wales, Midlands and some other central areas of England. Remaining mainly dry and cold across most of Scotland in the coming hours.


Issued: 14:54hrs Saturday 20th January 2018

Matt: Patchy rain, sleet and snow now clearing southwards and the scene is set for a very cold night ahead tonight, especially rurally across Scotland and N England, potentially the coldest night of the winter so far. This ahead of rain, sleet and snow through Sunday.


Issued: 13:00hrs Saturday 20th January 2018

Matt: Rain, sleet and snow continue to move south-eastwards, slowly, across some central and southern areas of England and Wales. Fine weather persists across all of Scotland with plenty of winter sunshine.


Issued: 10:08hrs Saturday 20th January 2018

Matt: Wintry mix continues across some central areas of the British Isles with snow being reported across parts of NW England and Wales in particular. Fine weather continues across Scotland though with some sunshine here. Mild in the far SW, otherwise remaining cold for many areas.


Issued: 08:42hrs Saturday 20th January 2018

Matt: Morning to all. Very cold start locally across Scotland -8C in a few places including Loch Glascarnoch. Patchy rain, sleet and snow now moving SE across parts of England and Wales. Dry though across most of N England and Scotland, but with wintry flurries into NW England.


Issued: 14:40hrs Friday 19th January 2018

Matt: Wintry conditions continue across northern and western areas this evening. Risk of disruptive snow across parts of SW Scotland in particular, but with much of Scotland, N Ireland and NW England seeing snow showers and some accumulations. Fair weather continues in the south and east.


Issued: 11:15hrs Friday 19th January 2018

Matt: Wintry showers continue across the north and west, some particularly heavy snow showers now moving into W and SW Scotland, N Ireland and more developing across parts of NW England too.


Issued: 08:51hrs Friday 19th January 2018

Matt: Wintry showers, these falling as snow continue across W and SW Scotland, N Ireland and parts of NW England. The showers here set to become more frequent and of significance as the morning progresses.


Issued: 07:56hrs Friday 19th January 2018

Simon: Chilly again through today with some wintry showers in the west. Best sunshine to the east.


Issued: 15:22hrs Thursday 18th January 2018

Simon: Still showers through this evening and overnight on western coasts and hills. Away from these areas skies will clear and winds will ease allowing a widespread frost to form. Watch for icy roads and pavements too.


Issued: 08:22hrs Thursday 18th January 2018

Simon: Overnight gales have now eased and we are in for a day of sunshine and showers. Most of the showers affecting western and northern areas.


Issued: 03:34hrs Thursday 18th January 2018

Simon: Gusting winds of over 70mph, Here is the overnight gusts map.


Issued: 12:00hrs Wednesday 17th January 2018

Simon: Showers continuing to ease the afternoon, although still some heavy snow showers in western Scotland.


Issued: 07:40hrs Wednesday 17th January 2018

Simon: Get set for severe gales crossing Southern Ireland this evening, then England and Wales overnight, together with some heavy bursts of rain and snow in southern Scotland and parts of northern England.


Issued: 07:26hrs Wednesday 17th January 2018

Simon: Further heavy snow showers in western Scotland this morning, but the good news is these should become more scattered during today.


Issued: 12:58hrs Tuesday 16th January 2018

Simon: More heavy snow showers this afternoon across northern and western parts of the country this afternoon. Windy conditions too. Drier east and south.


Issued: 07:45hrs Tuesday 16th January 2018

Simon: A windy day today with gabs in the west and frequent wintry showers. Eastern areas tending to see the best sunshine. Bitterly cold in the wind.


Issued: 12:21hrs Monday 15th January 2018

Simon: Increasingly windy with showers in the north and west this afternoon, turning colder too. Always tending to be drier and brighter in the east.


Issued: 09:25hrs Monday 15th January 2018

Simon: Still watching the threat of severe gale and storm force winds passing eastwards overnight Wednesday and into Thursday.


Issued: 07:29hrs Monday 15th January 2018

Simon: Rain clearing from eastern England this morning with brighter, colder weather following from the west. Showers in western areas too, turning increasingly to sleet and snow over Scotland.


Issued: 15:16hrs Sunday 14th January 2018

Garry: Most places are very dull this afternoon. Heavy rain is spreading into the north-west.


Issued: 09:09hrs Sunday 14th January 2018

Garry: Another generally dull day, but for many places it stays dry with little wind. However, in the far north-west, winds will strengthen to gale force later and rain will develop here.


Issued: 12:48hrs Saturday 13th January 2018

Garry: Outbreaks of rain in western Britain. A lot of cloud. Temperatures near average at 4 to 7C.


Issued: 09:08hrs Saturday 13th January 2018

Garry: Overcast skies for many, largely dry, but some rain in the west & south-west.


Issued: 14:44hrs Friday 12th January 2018

Matt: Mainly dry, misty and in places foggy weather returns this evening and overnight across parts of England and Wales and up into Scotland. Wetter weather will develop though across Ireland tonight. Chilly, especially more rurally.


Issued: 11:50hrs Friday 12th January 2018

Matt: Some cloud breaks for S Scotland, NW England, Wales and E Anglia, otherwise lot of low cloud and misty conditions in places too continues. Temperatures around average, so feeling rather chilly into the afternoon.


Issued: 08:05hrs Friday 12th January 2018

Matt: It's a misty and murky start once again with some fog patches in place, something to be aware of this morning when travelling. Not a great deal changes through the morning, a lot of dry weather, some brighter intervals, but often cloudy for most. Chilly.


Issued: 08:09hrs Thursday 11th January 2018

Simon: A murky morning with fog patches in places right now. Eastern areas of England are likely to stay cloudy with some spots of.drizzle and plenty of mist this morning, but drier and brighter to the west.


Issued: 17:08hrs Wednesday 10th January 2018

Simon: get set for a frosty night through Scotland and the west of England Wales and Ireland. Some dense fog in these areas too. More cloud to the east but rather damp here.


Issued: 13:28hrs Wednesday 10th January 2018

Simon: Some sunshine this afternoon across the Midlands, Wales and southern England, but staying dull and damp across eastern England. More rain into southern Ireland.


Issued: 08:08hrs Wednesday 10th January 2018

Simon: After some dense fog widely across the country this morning. But the good news is that things should get brighter from the west. Eastern areas tending to stay dull and drizzle for much of the day.


Issued: 14:58hrs Tuesday 09th January 2018

Simon: Rain is over most of Ireland now and it's also raining steadily across Cornwall. This rain band spreads east tonight, fairly fragmented but some moderate bursts in there too.


Issued: 10:08hrs Tuesday 09th January 2018

Simon: Staying cloudy and chilly this afternoon with plenty of mist too. Rain edging into Ireland.


Issued: 07:32hrs Tuesday 09th January 2018

Simon: Plenty of cloud today with some drizzle on hills. Becoming breezier in the west with rain in Ireland, reaching southwest England later this afternoon. Chilly for many but some milder weather arriving in the southwest.


Issued: 15:44hrs Monday 08th January 2018

Simon:Frosty again in Scotland and northern England tonight, but less severe frost to the south under cloudier skies.


Issued: 13:35hrs Monday 08th January 2018

Simon: Staying cold for all this afternoon. Cloud to the south edging north and replacing the sunshine.


Issued: 07:15hrs Monday 08th January 2018

Simon: A cold morning out there. Plenty of sunshine for many although there is lower cloud to the far south and this edges north during the day.


Issued: 13:50hrs Sunday 07th January 2018

Garry: A crisp afternoon with lots of sunshine. Bitter easterly winds for central & southern areas.


Issued: 08:33hrs Sunday 07th January 2018

Garry: A cold but bright day. Bitter in the wind across England & Wales. Top temperatures only a few degrees above freezing.


Issued: 13:50hrs Saturday 06th January 2018

Simon: A widespread and severe frost is on the way again tonight. Temperatures could be to -15C in central Scotland and more widely -1 to -5C under clearer skies. Not as cold in the breeze and cloudier skies to the south and southeast.


Issued: 08:09hrs Saturday 06th January 2018

Simon: A chilly morning. Some drizzle and patchy rai affecting eastern England with sleet over hills here. Cloud to the south, but sunnier to the north.


Issued: 13:21hrs Friday 05th January 2018

Simon: Arrea of rain around this afternoon as colder air drains south.


Issued: 07:27hrs Friday 05th January 2018

Simon: A messy day of weather ahead with some rain in northern England and Scotland and further rain encroaching through Southern Ireland, Wales and the Midlands.


Issued: 14:47hrs Thursday 04th January 2018

Matt: Wet and windy weather clears away to the east this evening and then many areas having lighter winds tonight with clear spells and showers. Some patchy frost and ice possible across N England and Scotland in particular.


Issued: 12:20hrs Thursday 04th January 2018

Matt: Windy weather now developing across more southern and western areas of England and Wales as a low pressure moves eastwards across parts of the Irish Sea and into N England. Local gales certainly possible this afternoon with local travel disruption.


Issued: 08:04hrs Thursday 04th January 2018

Simon: Rain passes north and east through this morning but drier weather arrives south and west this morning. Breezy in the south.


Issued: 14:54hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Matt: Clear spells and local frost and ice across Scotland, chilly elsewhere once winds ease this evening and into the night too, but the next batch of wet and windy weather arrives into many south-western areas by the end of the night.


Issued: 11:19hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Matt: Windy weather continues along with some heavy showers now moving across N Ireland and on into S Scotland and parts of NW England too. Some drier weather elsewhere though, noticeably across S England.


Issued: 11:18hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Matt: Well that was certainly a windy night! Some very strong winds across parts of S Scotland and N England in particular with local disruption this morning. Fortunately, the stormy weather is now quickly clearing but it will remain windy and showery today.


Issued: 08:11hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Simon: Gusts of 84mph from Storm Eleanor overnight, here are the strongest gusts so far today.


Issued: 08:08hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Matt: Well that was certainly a windy night! Some very strong winds across parts of S Scotland and N England in particular with local disruption this morning. Fortunately, the stormy weather is now quickly clearing but it will remain windy and showery today.


Issued: 08:01hrs Wednesday 03th January 2018

Simon: Severe gales continuing this morning across England and Wales as well as Ireland and southern Scotland. Heavy and thundery showers in the west as well. Winds should ease during today.


Issued: 22:07hrs Tuesday 02th January 2018

Simon: Peak gusts now to 87mph in western Ireland as Storm Eleanor crosses southern Scotland Latest map is here.


Issued: 08:33hrs Tuesday 02th January 2018

Garry: Rain spreads eastwards across Britain this morning, heaviest in the west. Further rain arrives later, accompanied by gales.


Issued: 16:14hrs Monday 01th January 2018

Garry: A zone of heavy showery rain and hail affecting north-west England extends into central areas this evening.


Issued: 14:03hrs Monday 01th January 2018

Garry: Some rain in the south-east, and clusters of heavy showers chiefly in the north-west, and something a bit brighter in between for now.


Issued: 09:02hrs Monday 01th January 2018

Garry: Happy New Year! There's rain for southern England, and much of Wales this morning. Showery in the north-west of Britain & Ireland. Brighter toward the east today.


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