Issued: 0900 Thursday 5th December 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
Changeable with wind and rain, turning milder for a time then cooler next week
A changeable week ahead. Low pressure will be bringing strong winds and periods of rain through the end of this week, before turning cooler into the beginning of next week. Rain may return for a time before indications of a colder snap starting towards the end of this forecast period, lasting for a few days.
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Low pressure to the north on Sunday with a cooler, westerly flow affecting all areas. Sunshine and mostly dry weather once rain clears east, although some showers over the west. Heaviest and most persistent in western and southern Scotland. Highs at 5 to 10C.
Low pressure is to the east on Monday with a ridge to the west. The resulting northerly flow brings colder weather to all. Showers may affecting northern and eastern coasts, these wintry in places. Drier to the west. A cold day at 3 to 9C.
Wet and windy as fronts pass east through the country. There could briefly be snow over the high ground of Scotland. Turning milder for a time. Highs at 4 to 12C.
Low pressure brings a windy day with showers affecting many western, southern and northern coastal areas. Drier in the east. Feeling chillier. A strong breeze with highs at 3 to 8C.
Colder for Thursday as a northerly wind sets in. This brings sunny spells and dry weather for many, but some showers around the coasts. Cloud and rain builds from the west. Highs at 2 to 7C.
Windy with outbreaks of rain for many as low pressure passes to the north of the UK. Snow over Scottish mountains. Highs ranging from 4C in the north to 12C in the south.