Weekend Weather: Sunny spells, heavy showers and chilly!

Cloud building over the Shropshire Hills
Cloud building over the Shropshire Hills Photo: Barry Turner

Low Pressure sitting to the North of us is keeping the weather unsettled. Showers are circulating around it and the icobars are tightly packed illustrating the strong wind. We even have some snow in the forecast but only for higher ground of the Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands.

Read on for a day by day weekend summary:

  • FRIDAY DAYTIME
  • Widespread, heavy showers this afternoon
  • Gusty wind
  • Feeling chilly especially if you get caught under a shower
  • Highs of 11c
Low Pressure dominating, bringing showers and gusty wind
Low Pressure dominating, bringing showers and gusty wind Credit: ITV News Central
  • FRIDAY NIGHT
  • Dry at first but showers will quickly get going turning wintry in the Peak District
  • Breezy
  • Close to freezing
  • Frost will form by the end of the night
  • SATURDAY DAYTIME
  • Dry with sunny spells in the East Midlands
  • Scattered showers in the West Midlands
  • Showers becoming more widespread by the afternoon. The heaviest of the showers will be early afternoon in the East Midlands. Expect the occasional rumble of thunder too
  • The showers will ease in the West Midlands during the afternoon
  • Breezy
  • Feeling cold
  • SATURDAY NIGHT
  • Showers will ease
  • Widespread frost
Pressure builds from Sunday night settling the weather down
Pressure builds from Sunday night settling the weather down Credit: ITV News Central
  • SUNDAY
  • Sunshine and blustery showers
  • Settling down in the West Midlands as pressure builds
  • A clear, cold night with temperatures below freezing
Outlook - Settled on Monday, then turning unsettled but not as cold
Outlook - Settled on Monday, then turning unsettled but not as cold Credit: ITV News Central
  • MONDAY
  • Sunny and dry
  • TUESDAY
  • Unsettled but not as cold