Helen's weekend weather blog

Helen has Sunday's forecast
Helen has Sunday's forecast Photo: ITV News

The Bank Holiday weekend got off to a dull and soggy start yesterdaywith rain making it's way in from the offset, and flooding parts of Essex. But the good news is it's animproving weather picture through the rest of the weekend, so by tomorrow afternoonwe'll experience long sunny spells.

THIS AFTERNOON

Temperatures will also start to climb nicely, so in thisafternoon's sunny spells it'll be feeling pleasant and warm. There's a chanceof the odd shower clipping the North West of the region, but for the rest of it'llstay dry and bright. Temperatures will creep up to 24 degrees celsius (75degrees fahrenheit).

TONIGHT

For the first part of the evening it'll stay clear but cloudand mist will roll in before dawn so a grey start once again, but that'll soonclear through the morning.

TOMORROW MORNING

The cloud will linger a little in the west, but brighteningthrough the day.

TOMORROW AFTERNOON

By the afternoon we'll have plenty of long sunny spells, withwall-to-wall sunshine for many. With just a gentle breeze and temperatureshitting 27 degrees celsius (80 in fahrenheit), it'll feel very warm, paticularlyin the west.

NEXT WEEK

Our weather system is dominated by high pressure for thebeginning part of the week, meaning we hold onto plenty of bright and sunnyspells, with temperatures hovering in the mid-twenties. The next uncertainty isfor Friday, but it'll stay warm until then.

MONDAY COULD BE WARMEST IN A DECADE

Last August bank holiday Heathrow had the warmest weather,reaching 22.6 degrees celsius. If we reach 27 tomorrow it would be the warmest Augustbank holiday in a decade.