Dry for many at first, but rain will soon spread eastwards to all parts, briefly turning wintry over higher ground but also potentially falling as freezing rain towards the north of the patch, leading to locally treacherous conditions. Windy and feeling bitterly cold for much of the day as a result.
This Evening and Tonight:A dry and cold night with a frost for many. Mainly clear skies, although an odd shower could affect the Kent coast for a time. Becoming windier with cloudier conditions developing in the west by dawn. Minimum temperature -3 °C.
Saturday:Cold start Saturday for most, becoming cloudier and windier with heavy rain developing through the day. Turning drier in the west later, with rain clearing the east by around midnight. Maximum temperature 8 °C.