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Sunshine and showers for Saturday

Sunshine and showers for Saturday. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive

Persistent rain will clear from the west this evening and some clear spells will develop, but also a few showers, these mainly in the west. Windy at first, with gales possible along the coasts, but winds will gradually ease. Minimum temperature 0 deg C (32 deg F).

Saturday:

A mix of sunny spells and some showers for many, these perhaps wintry over the Moors. Also lighter winds for most, but remaining breezy along north facing coasts. Feeling cold. Maximum temperature 6 deg C (43 deg F).

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

For many it is likely to be dry with light winds and some bright or clear periods. However remaining cold with widespread overnight frosts and some freezing fog patches.

Boxing Day weather forecast

Shopping in the rain. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Archive

Rain reaching all parts by mid-afternoon. Becoming windy. Maximum temperature 9 deg C (48 deg F).

Tonight:

Unsettled conditions continuing this evening but gradually clearing from west then becoming windy, perhaps with gales along coasts and over hills. Rain clearing eastern parts soon after midnight. Minimum temperature 2 deg C (36 deg F).

Saturday:

Sunny spells with scattered showers spreading across the region, wintry on hills. Showers continuing into the evening in the west. Northwesterly winds easing but remaining breezy along windward facing coasts. Maximum temperature 6 deg C (43 deg F).

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

It is expected to be dry with light winds and generally clear skies moving into next week. It will be cold, with overnight temperatures falling below freezing.

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Frost is forecast for Christmas Day

The weather will be colder and brighter over Christmas but then unsettled into the weekend Credit: ITV News

The Met Office has issued the following forecast for this evening into Christmas Day:

It will be dry with clear spells through the evening and night. Winds will ease, which with clear skies will allow a patchy frost to form. Minimum temperature 3C (37F).

There will be a chilly to start on Christmas Day, but staying fine, dry and cold. There will be plenty of sunshine throughout, and clear spells during the evening will lead to a widespread frost. Maximum temperature 9C (48F).

It will be cold and dry at first on Boxing Day, then turning cloudy, wet and windy later.

Heavy rain and gales are possible possible overnight and through Saturday. On Sunday it will be drier and colder.

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Latest weather forecast: blue sky and sunshine

There's a good quota of blue sky and sunshine forecast for today. There will be patchy cloud at times.

It'll be fine and crisp this morning. The overnight rain is moving off to be replaced by sunshine for all areas.

More of a spread of cloud this afternoon. But feeling pleasant, even if the temperatures are slightly down.

You can watch the latest forecast with Bob Crampton here:

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