Cloudy and rather breezy through the day, with a few bright spells possible in eastern areas.
Staying mainly dry, though a few outbreaks of light rain are possible over the Pennines.
Much milder than yesterday. Maximum Temperature 11C.
The number of people seeking work has fallen according to the latest monthly figures.
The Office for National Statistics says 118,000 adults are unemployed in this region between August and October, 8,000 fewer than the previous month.
But at 9.1% the region once again has the highest unemployment rate in the country.
Cleveland Police has issued an appeal for help as they search for a man who they say could pose a danger to the public if challenged.
36-year-old Stanislav Mielko was last seen on December 16 in Thornaby. Officers say he has links to the Northumbria Police force area and it is possible he has travelled to London.
He could be in an agitated state. Anyone with information is asked not to approach him and to call 999 immediately.
In the build up to our Christmas fundraising campaign Text Santa's live show this Friday evening, we're looking at how the money raised will benefit people here in the North East.
Alzheimer's Society is one of the six charities chosen. It funds dementia support workers and pays for activities for people living with dementia and their carers.
Watch Katie Oakes's full report here:
Breezy and often cloudy, although much milder with bright spells in the east.
Scattered outbreaks of rain are possible, mainly in the west, perhaps heavier over the Pennines by evening.
Maximum Temperature 11C.
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Rather cold and largely dry with some sunny spells in the morning, and just a few isolated showers possible.
The sunshine will turn hazy late in the afternoon as cloud spreads in from the west. Maximum Temperature 6C.
The first charity we are going to see is the Teenage Cancer Trust. They fund specialist units like the one at the Great North Children's hospital, which allow young people to support one another and improve what can be a very isolating situation.
Cameron Asprey from Teesside was given the all clear four years ago: