Detailed written forecast for the Midlands. Unsettled, mild, windy.

Rainbow over Giltbrook and Greasley Fields.
Rainbow over Giltbrook and Greasley Fields. Photo: John Smith
Thursday night's weather
EAST MIDLANDS: THURSDAY NIGHT. Credit: ITV News Central

After a fine day today, the finest day of the week, it's all downhill tonight.

Thursday night's weather
WEST MIDLANDS: THURSDAY NIGHT. Credit: ITV News Central

THURSDAY NIGHT

  • Cloudier than Wednesday night, so milder.
  • Fronts from the SW merge together and push NE'wards overnight Thursday into Friday, just starting into the SW of the region around 3am.
  • Mostly dry, cloudy and mild further east for most of the night
  • Wind increasing.

FRIDAY

Friday morning weather
EAST MIDLANDS: FRIDAY MORNING. Credit: ITV News Central
Friday morning weather
WEST MIDLANDS: FRIDAY MORNING. Credit: ITV News Central
  • Treacherous commuting conditions first thing. Very wet and windy, rain across all parts.
  • Rain pushes NE'wards so drier in the east during Friday afternoon.
  • Through the west, turning drier and brighter, but blustery heavy showers following and becoming confined to the west of the West Midlands.
  • Breezy
  • Feeling milder behind the front in the warm sector
Friday afternoon weather
EAST MIDLANDS: FRIDAY AFTERNOON. Credit: ITV News Central
Friday afternoon weather
WEST MIDLANDS: FRIDAY AFTERNOON. Credit: ITV News Central

SATURDAY

  • Showers persist Friday night into Saturday, winds increasing overnight.
  • Cloudy on Saturday, showers not too heavy at first.
  • Band of showery, persistent rain pushes through later on Saturday and overnight into Sunday.
weather outlook
WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR THE ITV NEWS CENTRAL REGION. Credit: ITV News Central

SUNDAY

  • Breezy, showers, gales developing behind the band of persistent rain.

MONDAY

  • The Met Office have a weather warning in force for heavy, intense rain and strong winds, gusts 70mph. Some uncertainty on the timing, track and the intensity of the low.