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Week ahead - June 24, 2016
Occasional rain
Often breezy

Issued: 0900hrs Friday 24th June 2016
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson

Wettest north-west, drier south-east

A changeable westerly pattern will influence the British Isles throughout the week ahead. Periods of rain spreading off the Atlantic, most frequent in the north & west, whilst the south & east will be drier overall.

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Monday 27/06/16
A weakening cold front passes across Britain early morning, leaving cloud and patchy rain in the south-east for a few hours. Brighter skies and sunny spells soon follow into the west & north. Many will stay largely dry all day, but expect passing light showers, particularly toward the north-west, most widespread by afternoon. A fresh westerly breeze, strongest in the north. Temperatures between 16 and 20C from north to south.

Tuesday 28/06/16
Precise detail is uncertain, but a changeable day is likely. A waving frontal system threatens to bring a swathe of persistent rain to central and southern parts of Britain, heaviest in western areas, moving eastwards through the day. Frequent showers are likely for north-west Scotland. The north-east and perhaps far south of Britain may escape mainly dry. South-westerly winds freshening. Highs 19 to 22C. Cooler where rain arrives.

Wednesday 29/06/16
An area of low pressure is expected to pass across northern Scotland. Frequent showers likely across the north & west of Britain, perhaps merging into near constant rain for several hours. Drier and brighter toward the south & east. Blustery winds for most places, strongest in the north. Temperatures ranging from 14 to 17C in the north & west, up to 19 to 21C in the south & east.

Thursday 30/06/16
Staying changeable. A front passing south-east across the country may bring some organised rain for a time, followed by a mix of sunshine and showers. Brisk westerly winds. Feeling cool in the north, temperatures 14 to 17C, but reaching 19 to 21C in the south.

Friday 01/07/16
Mixed conditions continue. Expect showers, particularly northern areas, although these more scattered than previous days. Sunshine may break through more widely. Driest toward the south. A cool westerly breeze. Highs 16 to 20C, warmest south-east.

Saturday 02/07/16
A westerly pattern is likely to persist. Occasional showers in the north & west. Drier and brighter in the south & east. Lighter winds, feeling slightly warmer. Highs 16 to 21C.

Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 25.06. various clouds, heavy showers and thunderstorms 16° - 21° 90%
Su, 26.06. various clouds, light rain 16° - 22° 80%
Mo, 27.06. various clouds, light rain 15° - 20° 80%
Tu, 28.06. cloudy, rain 15° - 21° 70%
We, 29.06. various clouds, rain 15° - 21° 60%
Th, 30.06. various clouds, light rain 15° - 20° 60%
Fr, 01.07. various clouds, light rain 16° - 20° 50%
Sa, 02.07. various clouds, light rain 16° - 21° 40%
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