Issued: 0900 Thursday 28th November 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A colder weekend then windy and more unsettled in the middle of next week
Turning cold at the end of this week and into the weekend with overnight frost and some fog. Turning more mixed into the middle of next week with a stronger westerly wind developing. Lower pressure to the north pushes bands of rain south later as temperatures become milder once again.
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A chilly start to the day on Sunday with higher pressure to the west and lower pressure to the south and east. A widespread early frost. Some showers around northern and eastern coasts, these wintry on hills. Sunny spells elsewhere. High temperatures at 1 to 7C.
High pressure centred over Ireland and extending over much of the UK. A dry day with sunny spells, although the threat of isolated mist and fog patches at first as well as a widespread frost. More cloud and some drizzle or patchy rain in northern Scotland. Highs at 3 to 6C.
High pressure centred over the south of the UK and Ireland on Tuesday. A southwest wind brings more cloud into Scotland. Some low cloud over northwest coasts of England. Some mist and fog in Wales and other areas of England, lifting to give some sunny spells. Highs at 4 to 7C.
A weak ridge of high pressure to the south on Wednesday. Fronts passing east through Scotland bringing cloud and rain here. Winds reaching gale force in northern areas. Best sunshine in the south. Highs near 4 to 8C.
Windy on Thursday as low pressure passes north of the country. This brings rain to Scotland and Ireland, perhaps into northern England and Wales too. Highs at 11C in southern England, 6 or 7C in northern Scotland.
A strong westerly flow persists on Friday bringing further cloud and outbreaks of rain. This falling as snow over higher ground to the north. Heaviest rain to the southwest. Gales possible. Highs at 6 to 12C.