UK Forecast- February 13, 2016
Rain, sleet & snow soon clearing
Wintry showers north, cold winds
A cold day and a brisk north east wind will make it feel quite raw especially towards eastern areas. Early rain with some sleet and wet snow over high ground, south of the M4 Corridor will slip away into the channel later this morning while some rain may not clear Kent until late in the afternoon. Expect a fair amount of cloud this morning with more sun shine developing for the afternoon. Occasional showers are expected central and eastern Scotland and north eastern England, these wintry over the hills. Highs of 3 to 6 Celsius.
Through this evening and night it remains quite windy. Further rain, sleet and snow showers across the north will slip further south across eastern parts of England during the night. Some local accumulations are possible in places. Dry across the rest of the country with clear spells. A cold night with some icy stretches on untreated roads and pavements. Expect minimums of 1 to -3 Celsius with -5 to -8 Celsius over the Highlands.
A cold north wind prevails across the country today. Scattered rain, sleet and snow showers are expected around North Sea coasts and near western Wales and Cornwall. Some may penetrate into north east England. The bulk of Britain though will be dry with long spells of crisp, wintry sunshine. Dry, clear, and cold through the evening with a frost developing that becomes widespread overnight. Also expect some icy patches where showers fell and a few patches of freezing fog may affect central and eastern England. Windy and cloudier across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Expect top temperatures of 3 to 6 Celsius.
Strong gales develop across northern Britain today with gusts over 70 mph across northern Scotland. Outbreaks of rain, preceded by hill snow, spread in across northern Scotland and Northern Ireland in the afternoon. A dry day across England and Wales along with southern Scotland. Any dense, freezing fog patches across England clear later in the morning. Some weak sunshine to come for many. Rain moves into northern and western areas tonight with a spell of heavy snow possible to low levels across northern Wales, northern England and northern Scotland. Expect top temperatures of 4 to 7 Celsius.