Issued: 1000 Saturday 17 June 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Risk of thunderstorms
Overall a cell of high pressure will dominate Britain giving quite a hot, summery week ahead. Some rain to affect mainly the north west. Thursday a front moving in from the west could trigger some locally, intense thundery showers. These could affect the south east on Friday.
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Most places will be dry and very warm. More in the way of cloud may spread in across northern England and Scotland, quite sunny otherwise. Slight risk of a shower towards the south west. A fine evening with some late sunshine to end the day. Expect high of 20 to 28C.
Another warm day to come. Some rain is likely across northern Scotland but for most areas it will be dry. More cloud may affect the west with central and eastern parts of England and Wales having the best of the sunshine. Overnight there is the threat of thunderstorms into the west. Expect highs of 19 to 26C.
A hot and more humid day across Britain. There will be some hazy sunshine around but as a front moves in, it may produce and locally heavy, thunderstorms. A few thundery showers may rumble into the evening nd night. Look for highs of 20 to 30C.
It continues hot across England and Wales today. There remains the risk of a few thundery showers across the south east and East Anglia. A few showers as well across northern Scotland. Fair and dry for the remainder of Britain with sunny spells and occasional cloud. Expect highs of 18 to 30C.
Not quite as hot but still warm today. Some rain to come across northern Scotland with a risk of scattered showers for Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and north west England. Overall a dry day for many areas with sunny spells. Highs of 19 to 25C.
A front brings rain to northern Scotland and Northern Ireland. High pressure will give England and Wales a fine, warm, summer's day with lots of sunshine. In the evening and overnight there is a slight risk of thundery showers towards the south east of England. Expect highs of 20 to 26C.