Issued: 0900 Saturday 24th July 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Rain and showers and feeling cooler next week.
Low pressure becomes the main weather feature next week with conditions turning particularly wet and breezy by midweek, also cooler. Staying mixed to unsettled at the weekend.
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Low pressure looks to be to the north of Scotland on Tuesday. It looks to be a day of sunny spells and showers, some could be heavy and potentially thundery. Highs at 19 to 27C, cooler across northern Scotland.
Wednesday looks to be unsettled for many as rain pushes in from the west with heavy spells in the north and west. Winds also look to strengthen, particularly along coasts. Driest of the weather in the east and southeast. A cooler day with highs at 16 to 22C.
Thursday will see rain at times for some, heavy in places, but perhaps more drier periods about compared to Wednesday. An improving day in the west as low pressure shifts east. A brisk wind becomes more northerly keeping temperatures down again. Highs at 15 to 20C and cooler still across northwest Scotland.
A cool north to northwesterly flow continues on Friday with showers affecting mainly northern and western coasts and hills, but to also expect longer spells of rain down some eastern coasts of England and in the far south. Drier and brighter spells inbetween. Highs at 16 to 23C for most but cooler across northern and central Scotland.
A slacker pressure gradient for Saturday. There will be plenty of dry periods but also some showers about too, these mainly towards coasts. In the afternoon a new Atlantic low pressure system looks to push in towards Ireland bringing cloudier skies here and spells of rain. Highs at 16 to 21C.
Low pressure continues to push in from the west bringing rain, heavy for a time, in the west, with winds strengthening. Currently looking to stay argely dry further east. Highs at 16 to 22C, cooler further north still.