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Forecast For Southwest England


Issued by Met Office Exeter
at 0400 on Wednesday 04 Mar 2009

++ Valid for broadcast between 0600 and 1800

Headline:


Cold with wintry showers, turning less cold by the weekend.

Today:


A cold day with a mixture of sunshine and blustery, wintry showers; heavy and frequent particularly later bringing a mixture of rain, sleet, hail and snow with thunder possible. Maximum temperature 7 deg C (45 deg F).

Tonight:


The wintry showers will continue overnight, however becoming less intense and frequent by dawn. Cold and frosty with icy stretches on surfaces left wet by showers. Minimum temperature -2 deg C (28 deg F).

Thursday:


Generally dry and bright, still feeling cold though. The risk of a light wintry shower during the afternoon. Cold and clear overnight. Maximum temperature 8 deg C (46 deg F).

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:


Turning cloudy and perhaps damp later on Friday, but less cold with outbreaks of rain during the weekend.

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