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Week ahead - February 28, 2020
Unsettled & cold
Rain, sleet & snow

Issued: 0900 Friday 28th February 2020
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan

Staying chilly with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow at times

Staying chilly during the coming week. Low pressure will be bringing bands of rain, sleet and hill snow on several days. It will be windy at times too with gales in places.

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Monday 02/03/20
Low pressure north of Scotland on Monday brings rain, sleet and snow showers to western Scotland, Northern Ireland and, later, northern England. Elsewhere will be brighter but with some wintry showers affecting western coasts and hills. A windy day for western coastal areas. Highs at 3 to 7C.

Tuesday 03/03/20
A transient ridge of high pressure may bring a more settled day on Tuesday with some sunny spells developing. Scattered wintry showers persist over Scotland while cloud and some rain drifts into Wales and southern England as well as Ireland. High temperatures around 4 to 8C.

Wednesday 04/03/20
Wednesday starts bright and frosty before low pressure brings wind and rain across southern parts of Ireland and the UK. Breezy here as well. The risk of some wintry conditions in northern England. Drier and brighter to the north. High temperatures at 5 to 8C.

Thursday 05/03/20
Another transient ridge of high pressure may build on Thursday bringing a mostly dry and fine day, after a chilly start, to the UK and Ireland before low pressure arrives to the west again bringing rain into the west of Ireland later. Highs near 5 to 9C.

Friday 06/03/20
A band of rain sweeps from west to east on Friday, some of it heavy, affecting most areas. Brighter, showery conditions follow from the west with showers focussed over Ireland and the western UK. Highs ranging from 4 to 8C.

Saturday 07/03/20
Any early showers fade on Saturday as pressure builds bringing a dry and fine day to much of the UK and Ireland. Some mist or fog patches or outbreaks of drizzly rain may develop. Highs at 5 to 10C.

Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 29.02. various clouds, sleet  -  90%
Su, 01.03. various clouds, sleet  -  80%
Mo, 02.03. various clouds, sleet  -  70%
Tu, 03.03. various clouds, rain  -  60%
We, 04.03. various clouds, light sleet  -  60%
Th, 05.03. various clouds, light sleet  -  50%
Fr, 06.03. various clouds, rain  -  50%
Sa, 07.03. cloudy, light rain  - 10° 40%
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