Sunshine the order of the day as Storm Dennis finally moves off

Northumberland is set for a day of sunny weather on Tuesday, February 18, as the tail-end of Storm Dennis finally moves off.

Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:00 pm
Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:00 pm
Northumberland is set for a mixture of sunshine and showers

What will the weather be like in Northumberland in the morning?

The morning will start off bright, but with cloud developing later to give a morning of sunny intervals. The temperature will reach 6C by lunchtime.

What about the afternoon?

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The early afternoon will see more sunny intervals, with cloud cover dispersing by teatime. The temperature will drop under the clear skies.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Northumberland?

Early evening will see the last of the cloud cover and the skies will remain clear throughout the night, thought it will be blustery in the early hours, with gusts of up to 36mph. Overnight temperature of 3C.

What will the weather be like on Wednesday?

Wednesday is set to see early sunshine give way to cloud cover and evening showers. Maximum temperature of 8C.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

The Met Office UK outlook for Thursday, February 20, to Monday, March 2 says: “Rain and strong winds Thursday morning, clearing to showers later. Windy, but mild on Friday, with rain, heavy on hills.

“Unsettled and often windy conditions are expected to continue with rain moving east across the UK interspersed with brighter, showery interludes.

“Temperatures will generally vary between near normal and mild as weather systems cross the country. Some brief quieter, colder spells are also possible later in the period.”