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Thursday

Light Rain

8°C 46°F 3°C 37°F North North Westerly
Wind Speed 47 km/h 29 mph
Friday

Light Rain

7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph
Saturday

Heavy Rain Shower

10°C 50°F 5°C 41°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph
Sunday

Heavy Rain

9°C 48°F 3°C 37°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 32 km/h 20 mph
Monday

Light Rain Shower

6°C 43°F 2°C 36°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph

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Last updated 05:26

Weather forecast details for Thursday 23 February. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0600 hours0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
Fri
0300 hours
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Thick Cloud Light Cloud Heavy Rain Light Rain Heavy Rain Shower Light Rain
Temperature (°C/°F) 8°C 46°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 26 km/h 16 mph Southerly Wind Speed 37 km/h 23 mph North North Westerly Wind Gusts 76 km/h 47 mph North North Westerly Wind Speed 32 km/h 20 mph North North Westerly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph North Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph West North Westerly
Wind Direction S NNW NNW NNW NW NW NW WNW
Humidity 92% 93% 88% 77% 88% 80% 81% 81%
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) GGVGEGEEVG
Pressure (Millibars) 976 978 991 997 1002 1005 1008 1010

SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    The day will start cloudy with snow even down to low levels. This clearing towards midday with brighter spells and scattered wintry showers following. Best of drier brighter weather across Galloway later.

  • Tonight

    Scattered heavy showers mainly across western areas in the evening will gradually spread east overnight, before clearing towards dawn. Cold.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Dumfries and Galloway

  1. Yellow warning of rain

    From:
    2100 on Wed 22 February
    To:
    1400 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 10:35 Active

    Warning

    A spell of heavy rain will affect Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and parts of northern England during Wednesday night and Thursday morning, falling as snow over some of the higher ground.

    This has the potential to lead to some travel disruption and localised flooding.

    The warning has been updated to extend the area into parts of southern Scotland and northern England.

  2. Amber warning of snow

    From:
    0200 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    1800 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 21:07 Active

    Warning

    Heavy snow is expected on Thursday. Local accumulations at low levels of around 3 cm are possible, but accumulations of 10 to 20 cm above around 100 metres are likely, with 20 to 30 cm falling on hills above 300 metres. This will lead to disruption to transport and perhaps power supplies.The warning has been updated to include a greater part of the Central Lowlands.

  3. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    0200 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    1800 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 09:27 Active

    Warning

    Snow is expected over the high ground of northern England and Scotland on Thursday and may fall to low levels for a time in Scotland. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 cm are likely above 200 metres with 10 cm or more above 300 metres. At low levels, including the Central Belt, 1 to 3 cm is possible in places. Expect some disruption to transport networks and possibly power supplies.

    Associated heavy rain at low levels will be an additional hazard.The warning has been updated to slightly shrink the yellow area and also to change the position in the risk matrix.

  4. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    0500 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 10:09 Active

    Warning

    Some very strong winds are expected during Thursday in association with Storm Doris.

    Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected widely across the warning area, with the risk of 70 mph on coasts and hills. A small swathe of even stronger winds is likely to develop - most likely across parts of northern England, Wales, the Midlands and later East Anglia. Here a short period of gusts of 70 to 80 mph is likely - please refer to the separate Amber warning.Travel services could be affected including some restrictions on bridges and disruption to ferries. Some damage to trees and buildings is also possible.

    This is an update to the warning issued on Tuesday to extend the area at risk.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observations

Observed at 05:00, Thursday 23 February

Drizzle

9°C 48°F

Wind Speed 40 km/h 25 mph Southerly

Humidity: 95%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 979mb, Falling

Observation station: West Nicholson

(Lat: 54.85 | Lon: -4.95)

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