Mixed weather this weekend

[Updated 06:50 03/12/2021]

Winter sunset. Posted by hilett1978

The weather remains changeable during the next few days. All of the UK can expect to see showers or longer spells of rain and at times it will be cold enough for snow in the north.

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Friday starts wet in parts of southern and eastern England. Elsewhere it is mostly dry and quite cold.

This morning the rain steadily clears away southeastwards to leave most parts of the UK dry, but there will be a few showers in the north west. This afternoon outbreaks of rain push into south western England. It also turns wet in the north west.

Temperatures range from 4C (39F) in the north to 11C (52F) near to the south coast. See the rain and lightning radar for the latest view.

UKV, rain and snow, 17:00, Friday, 3rd December

Tonight outbreaks of rain push eastwards near to the south coast of England. There will also be a band of rain moving southeastwards and in the north that is followed by showery conditions. Windy and quite cold.

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Tomorrow outbreaks of rain clear southeastwards to leave a mix of sunny spells and showers. The showers turn wintry over high ground in the north. Feeling quite cold in strong winds.

UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Saturday, 4th December

Changeable outlook

During Sunday morning showery outbreaks of rain affect much of England and Wales. Over high ground in the north they could fall as sleet or snow. Through the afternoon the wet weather increasingly becomes confined to eastern counties. Scotland and Northern Ireland should be mostly dry and bright. Cold.

Through the early part of next week changeable weather continues. All regions can expect dry periods but there will be showers or longer spells of rain too. Temperatures fluctuate and at times it will be quite cold. Sleet or snow remains possible over high ground in the north.

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Wednesday, 8th December

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