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Week ahead - May 14, 2018
Often Fine and Settled
Temperatures Around Average

High pressure will maintain a lot of fine weather in the coming days, but then perhaps more unsettled at the end of the forecast period in places.

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Thursday 17/5/18
During Thursday and high pressure is now forecast to be situated over most of the British Isles. As a result after a chilly start, perhaps with ground frost, much of the day for many areas will be dry with bright or sunny spells, perhaps prolonged in places. Winds light and variable for most areas, but perhaps still light or moderate N or NE'ly in the south and east. Temperatures still rather cool and near or slightly below average, highs 9C to 14C at best.

Friday 18/5/18
At the moment Friday is set to maintain fine and settled conditions now as high pressure persists and keeps Atlantic low pressure systems to the west of the British Isles. Some uncertainties over the details but most areas remaining dry after another chilly start with bright or sunny spells developing. Winds light and rather variable for most areas. Temperatures still rather cool, highs 10C to 16C.

Saturday 19/5/18
Into Saturday and, for now, it does look as though high pressure will maintain further dry and settled conditions across many areas. Bright or sunny spells are again forecast through the day, perhaps prolonged in places despite some variable cloud. Winds still light and variable for most regions, but perhaps becoming SW'ly light or moderate in the north and west. A little warmer than previous days with near average temperatures. Highs 13C to 18C.

Sunday 20/5/18
At the moment no major changes are forecast by next Sunday with high pressure sitll the dominant feature. There may be an increased risk of a few showers developing across far southern areas of England, while some patchy rain or showers may move into north-west Scotland. Otherwise, for many areas, it remains dry with bright or sunny spells. Winds perhaps E or ENE'ly light or moderate in the south, more SW'ly moderate in the north and west. Highs 13C to 18C.

Monday 21/5/18
Uncertainties by the following Monday but it may well still be predominantly settled as high pressure persists either over or just to the north-east. Perhaps more of an E'ly breeze developing by this point and this lowering temperatures across areas near to the N Sea, otherwise still pleasantly warm, especially in the west and in any sunny spells. Temperatures near average, highs 12C to 17C.

Tuesday 22/5/18
More unsettled conditions may begin to develop across more southern and western areas as low pressure tries to develop just to the south-west of the British Isles, bringing an increased risk of some showery conditions in the south and west. Mainly dry conditions may prevail further north and east though with some sunny spells. Cool near to the N Sea otherwise temperatures near average. Highs 11C to 18C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
Tu, 15.05. mostly sunny 14° - 21° 90%
We, 16.05. various clouds  - 14° 80%
Th, 17.05. mostly sunny  - 14° 70%
Fr, 18.05. mostly sunny 10° - 16° 60%
Sa, 19.05. various clouds 13° - 18° 50%
Su, 20.05. various clouds 13° - 18° 40%
Mo, 21.05. various clouds 12° - 17° 35%
Tu, 22.05. various clouds, light rain 11° - 18° 30%