Rain fell south across Northern Ireland, northern England and Scotland on Friday as a cold front pressed into the area. The front will cross Wales and England Friday night as rain tapers off to a couple of showers.
Behind the front on Saturday, it will be cooler with some lingering showers across England and Wales. A warm front will bring the threat for a couple of showers to Scotland and Northern Ireland, but the greatest threat will be across western Scotland.
High temperatures will be 9-13 C (48-56 F) across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and northern England. Temperatures are expected to reach 13-16 C (56-61 F) over southern England.
High pressure will build to the south and east Sunday, bringing more sunshine and warmth to Wales and England while the frontal boundary leads to more showery weather across Scotland and into northern Ireland.
High temperatures will be 13-17 C (55-63 F) in Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England Sunday. Temperatures will reach 14-19 C (57-66 F) across Wales and the remainder of England. The coolest temperatures will be near the coastline with the warmest temperatures across inland areas.
Above-normal warmth is expected to prevail across the United Kingdom into early next week.
A late-April snowstorm dumped over a foot of heavy, wet snow across parts of Colorado on Thursday into Friday, boosting snowpack for an extended ski season at local resorts.
Expanding rainfall will bring good news for unusually dry portions of the northeastern United States into the start of May.
Heavy thunderstorms, a few of which will become severe and trigger flash flooding, will target the middle and lower Mississippi Valley into Saturday evening.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day weekend with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
Those traveling during the end of the bank holiday weekend across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and increasingly gusty winds.
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Unusually late coating of snow in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.
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