Issued: 0800hrs Friday 21st September 2012
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Some very unsettled conditions through this weekend with a deep area of low pressure passing north. This brings windy and wet weather, the rain heavy at times. The area of low pressure stays close through the week and brings further heavy showers although there are indications that pressure will build again later.
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Low pressure is probably going to be over or to the east of Scotland through Monday. This brings cloud and heavy periods of rain into Wales and parts of northern England. Brighter weather with blustery showers follows behind the low, the showers heavy at times. Winds may be to severe gale force. Highs near 9 to 16C.
The area of low pressure is expected to be over Scotland today. This is going to be bringing another unsettled day with further showers. The showers will be heavy at times and it will be windy too. Highs will be around 9 to 16C.
Pressure remains low once again on Wednesday. This gives another mixed day to all parts of the country. There will be some heavy showers and even longer spells of rain. Winds could increase to near gale force once again. Highs at 9 to 14C.
The winds should ease through Thursday as the low weakens slightly. There will be still be a mix of sunshine and showers, these heavy and blustery from time to time. Highs around 9 to 16C.
Pressure tending to build through Friday. This lowers the risk of showers and increases the amount of sunny spells. Temperatures will be rising to around 10 to 17C.
Saturday is likely to be drier with sunny spells as pressure builds. Highs near 12 to 19C.