Weather: Windy day ahead with some rain

A wet and windy day is forecast, with some heavier rain in the evening.

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Today:

Outbreaks of rain affecting many areas, though far southeast England probably staying dry until later. Some bright spells possible, mainly east of hills. A little warmer than Wednesday despite being windy.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain continuing, heavy at times in the west, although some clear spells are possible across northeast Scotland. Rather windy with coastal gales in the southeast.

Friday:

Cloud and rain, locally heavy, clearing east. Mixture of sunshine and showers following, locally heavy with hail and thunder in the northwest. Feeling cooler with coastal gales at times.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunny spells and showers, with heavy and more prolonged rain moving north and east during Saturday. Windy; gales possible in the south and east late Saturday and northeast Sunday.