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Weather Forecast Issued at 01-Dec-2020 04:00:00: AM

Weather Forecast Summary: Headline:

Mostly dry with some sunshine for many areas today.

Weather Forecast for Today:

A few showers will continue to affect eastern England, where it will be breezy. Else dry with bright or sunny spells after a chilly start, but clouding over in western and northern areas with some light rain in the north-west.

Weather for Tonight:

Clear spells in south and east with frost and patchy fog. Band of rain moving south-east across Scotland and Northern Ireland with some drizzle affecting north-west England and west Wales.

Weather Outlook Wednesday:

A band of cloud and rain moving south-east, but bright ahead of this. Colder with sunny intervals, heavy showers and strong winds in the north, showers turning wintry over hills.

Weather warnings generated by the Met Office.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Unsettled, cloudy and rather cold with showers and longer spells of rain affecting most at times, some sunny breaks later. Some snow is possible too, most likely over higher ground.

UK Outlook for Saturday 5 Dec 2020 to Monday 14 Dec 2020:

The period will start unsettled across all parts of the UK, with areas of heavy rain and showers, locally of soft hail, sleet and snow likely, and possibly more widespread snow over some hills and mountains. Often windy, especially around coasts, but in quieter interludes overnight there will remain the potential for some patchy frost, and isolated mist and freezing fog. Temperatures are expected to be a below average overall. Later in this period, it could turn drier and more settled with a chance of high pressure moving in from the north, bringing brisk easterly winds. Again, where winds fall lighter, overnight frost and patchy fog is likely, this perhaps most likely in the north. Near, to slightly below, average temperatures are most likely.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 15 Dec 2020 to Tuesday 29 Dec 2020:

Despite some mixed signals, typical early winter weather with periods of persistent rain and showery interludes seems slightly more likely, with winds and weather systems more likely to arrive from the Atlantic. Although confidence is low, in this pattern the best of the driest and brightest weather will be in the south and east. Frost and fog patches are likely during any settled spells, and any wintry precipitation is most likely over high ground of the north and northwest. Conditions in the southwest could turn more settled through the month. There is a risk of gales at times, with the strongest winds being seen to the north and northwest. Temperatures overall likely to be near or slightly above average.

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