UK Forecast- February 11, 2016
Sleet east Scotland
A cloudier and colder day is expected over all parts of the country. There will be a band of sleety precipitation over central and eastern Scotland, this band slipping south over eastern Scotland through the day. More persistent snow may affect the Grampians. A few rain and sleet showers for parts of England and Wales, most in the east. For other areas it is likely to be staying dry. A few bright spells here and there in the north and west, the best of them in northern England. Highs at 3 to 9C.
An area of low pressure brings increasing winds over ost of England and Wales as well as Ireland tonight. Rain will be spreading into Ireland and southwest England by midnight, and then through much of Wales and southern England, eventually into the Midlands by the morning. The rain falling as sleet and snow on the hills. Some sleet and snow showers in southeast Scotland, but drier elsewhere. Clearer skies in central and northern Scotland with lows at -4C in central Scotland, but nearer 1 to 3C elsewhere.
Low pressure crosses southern England on Saturday. Wrapped around the low will be fronts which bring cloud, rain and sleet across much of Wales and the southern half of England. It will be a cold day, and there will be an increasing risk of the rain turning to sleet and snow on the hills, but perhaps even to lower levels for a time across parts of the Midlands and Wales. A covering of snow is possible. Cloud and showery outbreaks of rain and sleet in southeast Scotland and northeast England, again falling as snow on hills. Drier and brighter in western Scotland and Northern Ireland. Feeling cold for all in the easterly breeze, highs near 2 to 8C.
Low pressure passes south and east of the country on Sunday. This brings a northeasterly flow through all areas. A fair amount of cloud for all with outbreaks of sleet on and off throughout the day in eastern England and Scotland, snow on the hills. Rain, sleet and snow clearing more southern areas of England. Some showers in northern Wales. Wintry showers in northern Scotland, but the best sunshine over western Scotland and Ireland. Tops at 3 to 7C.