Issued: 0800 Tuesday 17th November 2020
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Mixed with varying temperatures, drier early next week
Mixed conditions remain through the rest of this week and into the weekend. Turning significantly colder through Thursday and into the early parts of the weekend with the threat of snow over northern Scotland. A ridge of higher pressure builds into the early stages of next week bringing drier weather.
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Fronts passing east through Ireland and the UK on Friday. These bring lots of cloud and periods of rain, most of them patchy. More persistent rain affecting northwest England and western Scotland, heaviest here too. It is going to be breezy too with very little change through the day. Tending to become milder in the evening after a cool start. Highs at 9 to 11C.
A rather cloudy day on Saturday with a south-westerly flow and front bringing rain to southern Ireland, parts of Wales, Northern Ireland and southern Scotland. Brighter and cooler in Scotland but some showers in the west. Rather cloudy across central and southern England with the risk of some drizzle on coasts. A milder day in the south at 11 to 13C, but still cool in the north at 6 to 8C.
Cloud and some outbreaks of rain and drizzle may affect the far south of England on Sunday. Showers in northern and western Scotland. Other areas are likely to be bright with some brighter or sunny spells breaking through. Highs at 7 to 12C.
High pressure to the east with lower pressure to the west on Monday. A southerly flow brings dry weather with some bright or sunny spells across England and Wales. Eastern Scotland should be brighter as well. Western parts of Scotland and Ireland will be cloudier with the risk of some drizzle on coasts. Highs at 8 to 12C.
Rain across Ireland and into the west of Wales and Southwest England on Tuesday. Dryer across many central and eastern areas with some bright or sunny spells here too. Tops at 9 to 12C.
High pressure east of the UK on Tuesday. A fair amount of cloud but dry. Patchy drizzle in western and southern parts of Ireland, Wales and England. Highs at 9 to 12C.