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A large area of low pressure is sitting over the Atlantic.
This will bring areas of rain and showers over the coming few days.
BUT there is a silver lining - the low pressure will be bringing in milder air from the south - so good news for our heating bills!
A national strike by college staff has been called off after a legal challenge.
Lecturers will now be at work today as normal. It also means an open day at Middlesbrough College will go ahead.
Today is the second day of action for NHS staff in our region - including midwives, who walked out on strike for the first time ever yesterday in a row over pay.
Today, union members from Yorkshire and Lincolnshire will follow yesterday's four-hour walk-out with four days of "work to rule".
Tony Pearson, from Unison Yorkshire and Humberside, explains that it is to demonstrate NHS workers often work through their breaks.
Trade unions want a 1% pay rise for all NHS staff, but the government says that will cost too much.
It will remain cloudy and breezy with outbreaks of rain.
The rain occasionally heavy over hills and around the coast.
Winds tending to ease during the afternoon.
Maximum Temperature 12C.
A historic hotel that was damaged by fire earlier this month is hosting a party for the firefighters who helped save it.
Crathorne Hall near Yarm is due to reopen in mid-November after the fire destroyed most of the east wing. Around 100 firefighters were at the scene.