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[Updated 07:00 09/05/2020]
A dramatic change in the weather takes place this weekend. Today will be very warm in much of the UK with temperatures reaching 26C (78F) in the south. Much colder arctic air starts pushing into Scotland and tomorrow it plunges southwards across all areas. A strong wind adds to the chill and in north eastern Britain wintry showers are possible....READ IN FULL
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Saturday starts with showery rain in western and northern Scotland. Elsewhere it is dry. Through the day much of the country has sunny periods. Scattered showers are expected and they could turn heavy and thundery this afternoon. They are most likely in central and northern England, and possibly Wales. In central and northern Scotland outbreaks of rain slowly push southwards.
Much of the UK has a very warm day with temperatures in the south close to 26C (78F). In the far north it turns much colder. See the rain radar for the latest view.
Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST sat 9th May
Tonight outbreaks of rain spread southwards across the northern half of the UK. Much colder conditions follow into Scotland where a frost develops. Southern and central regions will be dry and mild.
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Tomorrow the band of rain fragments as it pushes down into central and southern areas. Much of the north will be dry and cold day but scattered wintry showers affect north eastern Britain. Temperatures range from 7C (45F) in Scotland to 17C (63F) near the south coast and a strong winds make it feel colder.
Meteo France Arpege, temperatures, 16:00 BST Sun 10th May
Monday starts with frost in the north. It should be a mostly dry and chilly day, although near the east coast scattered showers are possible and they could still be wintry. A keen north or northeasterly wind adds to the chill.
Frost could be widespread early on Tuesday. Even in parts of the south temperatures may dip below 0C (32F). It should be a dry day with just an odd shower in the afternoon. Temperatures will be a little higher than in recent days and in the sunshine it should feel pleasant.
Through the rest of the week there could be a few showers but there a lot of dry weather is expected. Temperatures probably remain on the low side for mid May.
GFS, surface pressure and 500hPa heights, 16:00 BST Tue 12th May
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