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Meteorologists from the Met Office are forecasting an improving outlook over the weekend as the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Edinburgh today

Although Saturday is set to start off somewhat overcast, by early afternoon conditions should brighten with more chance of sunshine breaking through the clouds. It will be pleasantly warm with temperatures likely to reach the high teens in any afternoon sunshine.

Although on Sunday the odd light shower is possible, there will also be some sunshine and temperatures will be similar to Saturday.

By Monday, when the baton visits Midlothian, conditions will have brightened further and most places should see reasonable amounts of sunshine and dry conditions.

Met Office Chief Meteorologist Martin Young said-: “This weekend should see predominantly dry weather and some sunny spells for anyone taking part in, or watching the baton’s progress. Monday is likely to be brighter still with some good sunny spells and higher temperatures.”

Visit the Met Office’s dedicated Queen’s Baton Relay Route page for local forecasts available for locations along its route. In fact the Met Office provides local forecasts for over 7,000 locations across the UK.

Forecasts for the Queen’s Baton Relay are available on our website as well as on mobile phones and on our iPhone and Android Apps, meaning you are never far from a local, detailed weather forecast.

Forecasts for Glasgow 2014 will be available as the Games draw closer to help event organisers, competing athletes and visitors and spectators alike to be prepared – whatever the weather.

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