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Respite today but more rain soon

[Updated 07:30 02/10/2019]

Fine autumn weather

The prospects for the coming days continue to be mixed. Much of the UK will be bright and chilly today. Tomorrow wet and windy weather associated with the remnants of ex-hurricane Lorenzo pushes into the west. Friday and the weekend look quite unsettled....READ IN FULL

Wednesday starts mainly dry and cold. In places there has been a ground frost overnight. Through the day a few showers are likely in the north and east. Elsewhere it will be dry and bright.

Temperatures remain on the low side despite the sun. Values range from 8C (46F) in the north to 14C (57F) in the south. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, temperatures, 16:00 BST Wed 2nd October

Tonight clear spells lead to a ground frost in central and eastern regions. In the west cloud builds and temperatures don't drop as much.

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Tomorrow the remnants of ex-Hurricane Lorenzo approach the north west. A band of cloud and rain associated with it pushes into the west but central and eastern Britain stay dry. In the west and north west it becomes very windy with gales in places. Wet weather pushes southeastwards overnight.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Thu 3rd October

Remaining unsettled

Friday starts wet and windy in much of the country. During the course of the day it turns drier and brighter from the west.

A mixed weekend is on the way. Saturday should be fine in central and eastern regions. After a dry start in the west cloud builds and patchy rain returns. Later in the day the rain becomes heavier in Northern Ireland and the north west. Overnight it spreads across the country and on Sunday it could be slow to clear from eastern counties.

The unsettled theme continues next week. Some drier spells are likely, particularly in the south. However, all regions have further rain. Temperatures stay close to the seasonal average.

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GFS, 500hPa heights and MSLP, 16:00 BST Sun 6th October

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