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Week ahead - August 09, 2019
Changeable with frequent rain
Rather cool

Issued: 0900hrs Friday 9th August 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan

Some drier, sunnier days; often windy

An unsettled weather pattern continues through the middle of August as a series of Atlantic lows continue to affect the British Isles. Periods of heavy rain, showers and strong winds. Occasional drier, brighter days. Temperatures on the low side as winds from the west to northwest prevail.

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Monday 12/08/19
A west to northwesterly flow prevails into the start of the week as a trough of low pressure continues to influence the British Isles. Generally a mix of sunshine and showers, although there will be local variations. Some places may see rain for a few hours, while others will be more often dry. Gusty winds and feeling rather cool. High temperatures at 14 to 20C, warmest in southern England.

Tuesday 13/08/19
Pressure is expected to briefly build from the south before another area of low pressure approaches from the southwest bringing strong winds and outbreaks of heavy rain to Ireland and the southern UK. A dry and bright start for much of the UK. Becoming increasingly wet and windy from the southwest through the day. High temperatures at 13 to 19C.

Wednesday 14/08/19
Low pressure passes gradually northeastward bringing widespread strong winds and outbreaks of heavy rain to northern parts of the UK. A cold front brings rain for a time across England & Wales. Brighter skies follow from the west with scattered showers for Ireland, Wales, southern and central England. Highs at 14 to 20C.

Thursday 15/08/19
A northwesterly flow may temporarily establish over the British Isles bringing a bright day with scattered showers - these most frequent in the west. Rather cool with high temperatures only 13 to 21C.

Friday 16/08/19
A brief ridge of high pressure builds from the southeast, with short-lived dry weather before the next Atlantic low moves in. Outbreaks of sometimes heavy rain for Ireland and the southern UK later. A fairly cool day with highs of 15 to 22C.

Saturday 17/08/19
Continuing wet and windy for the southern UK first thing as low pressure clears to the east. Brightening from the west later and for northern parts of the UK throughout the day. High temperatures at 16 to 22C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 10.08. various clouds, heavy showers and thunderstorms 15° - 22° 90%
Su, 11.08. cloudy, heavy rain 14° - 22° 80%
Mo, 12.08. various clouds, rain 14° - 20° 70%
Tu, 13.08. various clouds, rain 13° - 19° 60%
We, 14.08. various clouds, rain 14° - 20° 50%
Th, 15.08. various clouds, light rain 13° - 21° 50%
Fr, 16.08. various clouds, rain 15° - 22° 40%
Sa, 17.08. various clouds 16° - 22° 40%
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