Week ahead - March 27, 2015
Wet & windy start
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Issued: 0900hrs Friday 27th March 2015
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling

Unsettled weather into the early stages of next week. There will be rain and strong winds , a risk of gales. It will be mostly mild in the south, but cooler in Scotland with a chance of wintry weather here. Indications are that pressure builds later in the week bringing drier weather and lighter winds.

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Monday 30/3/15
A weak ridge of high pressure on Monday morning, but fronts will be rushing in from the west with low pressure moving into Scotland. A fair start to the day for many, but cloud quickly increasing from the west. This brings cloud and rain, some of it heavy at times over Scotland and northern England as well as Wales, southwest England and Ireland. Less rain to the southeast, although still damp here. Winds increasing with gales becoming widespread. Highs at 7 to 12C and mild for most.

Tuesday 31/3/15
A cooler northwesterly flow on Tuesday. There will be showers but some bright spells as well, the best of these in the south. Showers turning increasingly wintry in central and northern Scotland. Heavy showers at times through the day and windy for all. Highs at 6 to 12C.

Wednesday 1/4/15
Pressure is going to be building on Wednesday. This should bring a drier day for most western areas, but still some showers in northern and eastern parts of the UK. Thicker cloud and some drizzle or rain in western Ireland as a warm front arrives. Highs at 4 to 10C.

Thursday 2/4/15
Fronts passing eastwards on Thursday and the flow tending to become lighter. There is likely to be cloud, rain and drizzle across many areas, but it should slowly start to get brighter and drier. Highs at a cold 4 to 6C in Scotland, 12C in southern England.


Friday 3/4/15
Pressure continues to build on Friday. There is a further risk of some cloud and drizzle in western Ireland, as well as eastern England. Drier elsewhere with some bright or sunny spells. Highs near 9 to 14C.

Saturday 4/4/15
Pressure stays generally high with some sunny spells and broken cloud. A few showers in the west. Highs at 7 to 12C.

Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 28.03. cloudy, rain  - 14° 90%
Su, 29.03. cloudy, light rain  - 14° 80%
Mo, 30.03. cloudy, light rain  - 15° 75%
Tu, 31.03. cloudy, rain  - 12° 75%
We, 01.04. various clouds, heavy sleet  - 10° 70%
Th, 02.04. cloudy, light rain  - 12° 70%
Fr, 03.04. various clouds, light rain  - 14° 65%
Sa, 04.04. various clouds, rain  - 12° 60%
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