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Week ahead - August 02, 2019
Frequent rain and thunder
Feeling humid

Issued: 0900hrs Friday 2nd August 2019
Duty forecaster: Claire Darbinyan

Ongoing unsettled weather patterns to continue well into August

Low pressure sitting to the west of Britain will push warm and humid air across the country in the next few days, with some further heavy bursts of rain at times. Low pressure will continue to dominate next week, with further hit and miss downpours expected. Generally wet weather is due to persist for at least the 10 day outlook.

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Monday 05/08/19
Little change in the overall pattern, with a humid south to southwesterly airflow prevailing as low pressure remains to the northwest. Outbreaks of showery rain from early in the day moving from west to east across the country and, once again, local heavy bursts are expected to develop for some. These tending to ease through the afternoon. Between the showers, and through the afternoon, there will be good spells of sunshine. High temperatures at 17 to 24C.

Tuesday 06/08/19
Areas of persistent rain are likely to affect many western and northern parts of Britain and Ireland as Atlantic fronts continue to feed in from an area of low pressure to the northwest. Showery outbreaks of rain will also affect eastern and southern areas. A lot of cloud around on Tuesday and a rather humid feel again for many places. Winds generally light, breezy near some western coasts. High temperatures at 16 to 23C.

Wednesday 07/08/19
Slack low pressure continues to dominate our weather into midweek with a continuation of areas of rain and local heavy showers affecting many. Some thundery bursts in places. Light winds means showers will move around slowly though a few spots may miss them and stay dry. High temperatures at 16 to 23C.

Thursday 08/08/19
Low pressure is likely to stay nearby to the northeast bringing heavy and thundery downpours for parts of Scotland and the northeast of England. For southwestern parts of the UK, there may be very little rain. Feeling less warm than earlier in the week with highs at 15 to 23C.

Friday 09/08/19
The unsettled story is expected to continue, although detail is very uncertain at this time. Areas of light rain or showers probably affecting some, but with sunny spells for most. High temperatures at 15 to 24C.

Saturday 10/08/19
Detail continues to be uncertain but another area of low pressure could bring heavy showers, outbreaks of rain and gusty winds to many across the British Isles. High temperatures at 16 to 24C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
Sa, 03.08. various clouds, rain 18° - 26° 90%
Su, 04.08. cloudy, heavy rain 18° - 26° 80%
Mo, 05.08. various clouds, rain 17° - 24° 70%
Tu, 06.08. various clouds, showers and thunderstorms 16° - 23° 60%
We, 07.08. various clouds, showers and thunderstorms 16° - 23° 60%
Th, 08.08. various clouds, rain 15° - 23° 50%
Fr, 09.08. various clouds, light rain 15° - 24° 50%
Sa, 10.08. cloudy, heavy rain 16° - 24° 40%
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