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Week ahead - May 11, 2012
Continued autumnal
Remaining rather cold

Issued: 0820 Friday 11th May 2012
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski

Temperatures will remain below normal for May

It looks like we will keep the unsettled and unseasonably cold weather regime over this upcoming week with no sign of summer. Most places will have rain or showers as areas of low pressure in the north and west dominate the country.

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Monday 14/05/12
Rather windy today, especially across Scotland with morning gales. Any residual rain in the south of England clears away during the morning. For much of the country will be a day of sunny spells and showers, with a few heavy ones in the northwest. Mainly dry, clear and chilly overnight. Expect highs of 10 to 13C.

Tuesday 15/05/12
Central, southern parts of England and Wales will be mainly dry with sunny spells and just a very small chance of the shower while elsewhere, expect quite a few showers. Dry, clear and cold overnight with the risk of a frost. Highs of 8 to 12C.


Wednesday 16/05/12
Outbreaks of rain spread in across Northern Ireland and western Scotland. The rest of the country should be fair and dry with sunny spells though more cloud comes into the west in the afternoon. Most areas will be milder tonight with the risk of rain. Expect highs of 10 to 14C.

Thursday 17/05/12
While East Anglia and the far south of England may escape with a dry day, the rest of the country looks cloudy and wet with spells of rain, this heavy across Scotland and northwest England. Maximum temperatures of 10 to 14C.


Friday 18/05/12
Rain with the risk of snow over the Highlands is expected across Scotland during the day. For England and Wales along with Northern Ireland will remain unsettled with a day of sunny spells and showers. Top temperatures of 9 to 14C.

Saturday 19/05/12
At this point models suggest low pressure and a front brings rain in across western and northern areas through the morning, perhaps reaching the east late in the day, although confidence is low. Expect highs of 9 to 14C.

Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 12.05. various clouds, rain 10° - 14° 90%
Su, 13.05. various clouds, light rain 10° - 14° 80%
Mo, 14.05. various clouds, heavy rain 10° - 13° 80%
Tu, 15.05. various clouds, rain  - 12° 70%
We, 16.05. various clouds 10° - 14° 60%
Th, 17.05. cloudy, rain 10° - 14° 50%
Fr, 18.05. various clouds, rain  - 14° 30%
Sa, 19.05. cloudy, rain  - 14° 20%
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