Written forecast for Friday for the Midlands.

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Heavy rain and strong winds for the Friday morning commute. Photo: Michael Jones

FRIDAY

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, highs of 16c 61f.

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.

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.