The weather forecast for this weekend looks very promising - mostly dry, with sunny spells and warm temperatures for this time of year.
It started damp this morning, but that has cleared away, with some beautiful sunshine and temperatures between 10 and 13C.
It will be staying mainly dry overnight, but there will be a few spots of light rain and drizzle on Saturday morning.
They should fade away into the afternoon, replaced by sunshine, and more mild temperatures - up to 14 and 15C.
After a dismal day today the rain is set to continue overnight.
Friday morning should see some patchy showers but clearing away to leave a bright and sunny start to the weekend.
A generally dry day for many, with cloud cover developing through the afternoon.
As we head into the evening, the temperatures will stay on the mild side with a reduced risk of ground frost.
A fairly dull and damp start, but it should stay dry and mild for the rest of the day.
It will be a mixture of sunshine and showers today, possibly wintry over high ground early on. Some showers will be heavy, dying away during the evening. Maximum temperature 6°C.
During the afternoon, a band of more persistent and occasionally heavy rain will move eastwards across the country. The rain should clear from the west towards the evening. Windy. Maximum temperature 10°C.
Any rain across eastern areas will quickly clear eastwards. Then most places should be drier and clearer for a time, before scattered showers, some heavy, feed into coastal areas later. Minimum temperature 0°C.
A cold and frosty start, then a largely dry day with light winds, sunny spells and isolated showers. Showers may be heavy at times, especially around northern and eastern coasts. Maximum temperature 8°C.
It will stay mainly dry with clear spells, although cloud will increase from the west during the early hours. Occasional drizzle is likely by morning, with brisk winds. Minimum temperature 1°C.
Rather cloudy in the morning with patchy light rain. Strong winds and more persistent, heavy rain will spread eastwards in the afternoon though. Gales are possible around coasts. Maximum temperature 9°C.
Outbreaks of rain and hill snow will continue this morning but should clear to the east by the afternoon, and winds should also ease. Mostly clear conditions are expected by the evening. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).
It should be mostly dry with clear spells, light winds and occasional showers. Temperatures will fall below freezing, giving frost, patchy ice and fog. Minimum temperature -2 deg C (28 deg F).
A cold start but a largely dry day with bright or sunny spells and occasional showers. Winds will stay light. Maximum temperature 7 deg C (45 deg F).
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
A drier interlude of weather on Sunday but turning wet and windy later, with hill snow. This clearing to sunshine and showers thereafter, some heavy with further hill snow likely.