Mainly cloudy with periods of heavy rain and strong gusty winds.
Rain will largely clear later with winds moderating.
Occasionally bright in the east. Becoming dry, but chilly overnight.
Maximum Temperature 12 °C.
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The Football Association has invited Bradley Lowery to be a mascot when England play Lithuania in the World Cup qualifier on the 26th March.
The five-year-old football fan has accepted the chance to step out in front of thousands of England fans at Wembley Stadium.
He's no stranger to cheering crowds though, as he's already been a mascot for his favourite team Sunderland.
He was also invited to lead out the Everton team at their game with Manchester City in January this year.
Bradley, who's from Blackhall Colliery in County Durham is battling neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer.
Earlier this week, his family received the devastating news that he has developed a new tumour.
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A cold morning, with sunny spells and mostly dry.
However cloud will thicken from the west during the afternoon, with persistent rain moving into the Pennines by dusk.
Maximum Temperature 5 °C.
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