Issued: 0900 Thursday 2nd May 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan
A cold weekend with a risk of ground frost, then a dry start to next week
Colder weather as we head into the end of the week and the weekend. There is a risk of some wintry showers over the hills of Scotland. A risk of some ground frosts too over the weekend. Dry to start next week although things look to turn more unsettled from the middle of the week.
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High pressure brings another chilly start to the day with a risk of a ground frost. A mostly fair day with good sunny spells, although some patchy rain may affect northern Scotland with a few showers along eastern coasts of England. Highs at 8 to 13C.
Holiday Monday 06/05/19
Pressure remains high on Monday. This brings a chilly start to the day with a touch of frost. There will be good spells of sunshine for many, although a weak front could bring rain to northern and eastern parts of Scotland and England. Scattered showers are possible across Ireland. High temperatures at 8 to 14C.
Tuesday may see the arrival of a low pressure area across the southern UK and Ireland. This may bring heavy rain and strong winds to Ireland, Wales, England and the south of Scotland. Highs at 7 to 14C.
Low pressure may remain to the south on Wednesday bringing further rain to Ireland, Wales and England. Drier and brighter in the north of Scotland with the chance of a wintry shower. Highs at 6 or 7C in Scotland, 11 to 15C everywhere else.
Low pressure moving to the east may bring another unsettled day on Thursday. Strong winds and heavy, blustery showers for some. Wintry showers in the north. High temperatures at 7C in northeast Scotland, 15 or 16C in southeast England.
Low pressure may stay close by to the east on Friday continuing the northerly airflow. Another mixed day of strong winds and heavy, blustery showers. High temperatures at 7 to 12C.