Friday evening's weather with Simon Parkin

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Widespread gales, with severe gales across the south of the region. Showers affecting most parts through the evening and overnight. Potential for disruption to travel and other wind related damage. Minimum temperature 6 deg C (43 deg F).

Blustery showers affecting the region through tomorrow. Widespread gales continuing through the day, moderating through the afternoon and evening. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Simon's forecast for the east.

Simon's forecast for the west.