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Week ahead - August 14, 2020
Mixed, thundery showers
Unsettled, cooler next week

Issued: 0900 Friday 14th August 2020
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling

Mixed with thundery showers, turning more unsettled next week

Mixed weather ahead and tending to turn more unsettled next week. There will be some thundery showers around through the weekend and early next week as well as staying very warm. Low pressure brings wind and rain from the middle to later parts of next week and feeling cooler too.

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Monday 17/8/20
Thundery periods of rain on Monday, many affecting England, Wales and Ireland as well as southern Scotland. The afternoon sees the risk of some potentially torrential showers forming in England, Wales and Ireland. Lower cloud continues to affect eastern Scotland with some mist and fog. Drier in northern Scotland. Highs at 17 to 25C.

Tuesday 18/8/20
Low pressure over Scotland on Tuesday. There will be cloud and periods of rain affecting many areas, the rain could be thundery. Just about anywhere seeing the showers into the afternoon with longer spells of rain in places. Plenty of cloud with limited bright and sunny spells. Highs at 17 to 24C.

Wednesday 19/8/20
Low pressure west of Ireland on Wednesday. This brings strong winds and rain into Ireland, reaching western Wales and western England later. More northern and eastern areas should be drier and brighter with sunny spells. Highs at 16C in northern Scotland, 20 to 25C for many.

Thursday 20/8/20
Low pressure remains close to Ireland on Thursday. This brings showers, frequent and heavy in the west and south. Fewer showers in eastern areas, but still some here with the best sunshine. Breezy for many. Highs at 18C in the west, 24C in the east.

Friday 21/8/20
Low pressure passes east of the UK on Friday. This brings wind and cloud with periods of rain and showers. Turning drier and brighter from the west with some sunny spells developing. Highs at 16 to 22C.

Saturday 22/8/20
Sunny spells and showers on Saturday. The showers will be heaviest to the north and west. Fewer showers in the east and south. Tops near 15 to 22C.

Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 15.08. various clouds, light rain 17° - 25° 90%
Su, 16.08. various clouds, rain 17° - 29° 85%
Mo, 17.08. various clouds, heavy showers and thunderstorms 17° - 25° 80%
Tu, 18.08. various clouds, light rain 17° - 24° 75%
We, 19.08. various clouds, light rain 16° - 25° 70%
Th, 20.08. cloudy, rain 18° - 24° 65%
Fr, 21.08. cloudy, rain 16° - 22° 60%
Sa, 22.08. various clouds, heavy rain 15° - 22° 60%
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