Issued: 1200hrs Monday 22nd September 2014
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Mixed conditions during the coming week, but one which contains lots of dry weather. There will be weak fronts bringing some spots of rain, but overall many places are dry and it should be mild too.
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A west to southwest flow throughout the country on Thursday with high pressure to the south and ;ow pressure to the north. This is going to be bringing plenty of cloud and some spots of drizzle to western coasts and hills. Inland and to the east it is likely to be brighter with sunny spells developing. Highs at 15 to 21C.
On Friday a weakening front slips into northern England bringing more outbreaks of rain here. The rain affecting Wales too. Further south it should be dry with some sunny spells. Breezy in Scotland with some showers in the north and west. Highs at 14 to 19C.
Pressure remain fairly high through many areas on Saturday. A weak front may bring some cloud and drizzle to the far south of England. There could be some drizzle in northern and western Scotland too. But for most it should be dry with broken cloud and some sunny spells. Highs at 12 to 20C.
The southwest flow persists through Sunday. Again southern and western areas may be rather murky with some drizzle on coasts and hills. Always brighter to the east with some sunny spells forming here. A front moving into the north and west of Scotland and Ireland bringing a band of rain with it. Highs at 14 to 21C.
A ridge of high pressure building through the country on Monday. This is likely to be bringing mostly dry conditions. There will be broken cloud and some sunny spells. Highs at 14 to 20C.
A fair day in southern and eastern areas. More westen parts are likely to be windier with the risk of some rain in western Scotland and Ireland. Highs at 14 to 21C.