The leader of Monmouthshire County Council, Peter Fox, said today's Estyn report acknowledged schools there are still performing well, but could do better when deprivation is factored in, and that 'special measures' is a wide recommendation, which could include a range of approaches.
He told our Education Correspondent Joanna Simpson that the council is "already working with other authorities" on several education services, and is "already in discussions over how we can work in a more regional approach" over others.
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It should continue to become drier and brighter from the west. However, a sharp shower is possible.
The heaviest bursts are expected in the south and east, with some western areas either remaining dry or becoming dry by dawn.
Many places will start dry, but rain in the southeast will spread to most for a time overnight.