United Kingdom Weekend Weather

By Eric Leister, Meteorologist
May 2, 2013; 7:43 PM ET
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Play video The video above describes the weather across Europe for the next couple of days.

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.

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