Today:Today will bring more cloudy but mild conditions across the region with perhaps some brighter spells over Staffordshire and Shropshire. Some hill fog is likely over higher routes, but it will be largely dry. Maximum temperature 10 deg C (50 deg F).

Tonight:Similar cloudy and mild conditions will remain this evening and overnight with a strong breeze and some patchy outbreaks of drizzle. Minimum temperature 9 deg C (48 deg F).

Sunday:Christmas Eve will remain rather cloudy and dry with some brighter spells, especially in the north. The strong breeze will remain, particularly over hills. Maximum temperature 11 deg C (52 deg F).

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:Christmas Day will become unsettled with a band of rain moving across the region. Boxing Day and Wednesday will be generally drier and brighter with some sunshine, but somewhat cooler.