Further wintry showers affecting Northwest Scotland through today and one or two over western coast as well. It will be a chilly start to the day with a touch of frost and some icy patches in places. Generally it will be a much quieter day than recently with some good spells of sunshine. The best of the sunshine in central and eastern areas. Increasing cloud over southern Ireland and Southwest England will bring some rain this afternoon. High temperatures at 3 to 7C and still feeling cold in the wind.
Outbreaks of rain in southern Ireland, southern Wales and Southwest England through this evening will be pushing north and east during the early hours of the morning. The rain may become heavy at times and the winds increase to. Scotland and eastern England are likely to stay dry and clear skies with a widespread severe frost in Scotland. Lows at -8C in central Scotland, more generally 1 to 5C.
Low pressure crosses England and Wales on Thursday. This brings an area of rain, some of it heavy, eastwards through the morning. The rain may longer throughout the day across northern England, falling as snow on hills and bringing a risk of some flooding. Brighter weather but with heavy and squally showers follows to central and southern England. Some patchy rain in eastern Scotland, drier to the west and north. Highs at 8 to 9C in the south, 3 or 4C in northern, 2 to 4C in Scotland.
A fair start to Friday with a ridge of high pressure bringing fair skies to eastern areas. Increasing cloud into western Scotland and Ireland bringing rain by the morning. The winds picking up too. The rain spreads east through the afternoon over the rest of Scotland, where it turns to snow on hills, and ffecting much of western England and Wales. Staying dry in the east. Highs at 5 to 11C.