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22 February 2018 23:19
Tonight will be mainly cloudy with patchy light rain or drizzle at times but some clear spells will break through. Lowest temperatures will fall to between zero and 4 degrees with some frost away from coasts. Moderate to fresh and gusty south to southeasterly winds will increase strong in Atlantic coastal areas before dawn.
Tomorrow, Friday, will be breezy with fresh and gusty southeasterly winds, but strong near coasts. It will continue mostly cloudy and dry with just a few spots of drizzle. Top temperatures of just 5 to 8 degrees, coldest in the east and north and feeling cold in the wind.
High pressure over Scandinavia continuing to influence our weather with mostly dry conditions at first but becoming very cold with wintry showers.
Friday night will be cloudy and mostly dry with just a few spots of drizzle. Fresh southeasterly winds will gradually moderate by morning. Lowest temperatures of around -1 to +2 degrees in the east and north with some frost, but less cold further south and west under cloudier skies with minimum temperatures around 3 or 4 degrees.
Saturday will be cloudy at first but good sunny spells will develop in the east and north during the day and some hazy sunshine in the southwest and west later. Top temperatures of just 4 to 6 degrees in the east and north, but reaching 7 or 8 degrees further west. Southeasterly winds will continue to moderate. Saturday night will be dry with good clear spells and easterly winds will be mostly light. It will turn colder under clear skies with lowest temperatures falling to between -2 and +2 degrees and a widespread sharp frost.
Sunday will be a dry and sunny day. However, it will be another cold day with top temperatures of just 4 to 7 degrees in a light to moderate easterly breeze. Sunday night will be dry and clear in mostly light easterly breezes. Turning even colder with a widespread sharp to severe frost.
It will most likely still be dry on Monday with some sunny spells but very cold for the time of year with daytime temperatures in the low single figures inland, and around 5 or 6 degrees on coasts. It may turn somewhat colder on Tuesday and Wednesday with wintry showers and moderate to fresh east to northeasterly winds. Also nights are likely to turn colder with widespread severe frost.
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