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In just 4 day's the Wimbledon tennis championships get underway and this years even looks like been a mixed one

The Wimbledon tennis tournament is likely to be hit by frequent rain as June's poor weather continues, forecasters have warned.

There will be a sunny start to the first day's play on Monday, but wet weather will persist through both weeks of the event.

Organisers will be cheered by predictions that the rain will be interspersed with sunny spells.

A Met Office spokesman said: "What we are likely to see is a mix of the weather we have seen recently - on the dry side and relatively sunny with one or two rogue showers around, but interspersed with periods of cooler and wetter weather."

http://news.sky.com/home/uk-news/article/16250806

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Can't remember what last year's weather was like there but looks a fair bit wetter this year

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mostly dry last year, this year looks fairly dry, I thought looking at models, deepest FI 2nd week mind you shows Arctic air and autumnal feel

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Nice week ahead for wimbledon, hardly any rain at all for southeasterners all week, the rain later in the week looks like quickly moving through wales into northern england, south midlands also very dry, like i said a summer pattern is now setting itself up, summer for midlanders and the southeast, more mixed further north and west.

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Wimbledon Forecast early next week

Monday

Dry but cloudy at first it should become sunny as the afternoon progresses temperatures peaking around 20c

Tuesday

Plenty of sunshine around with temperatures peaking at around 22c

Wednesday

Cloudy with light rain later in the afternoon a possibility with interruptions to play possible, temperatures peaking at around 20c

Thursday

Lots of summer sunshine around with temperatures peaking at around 25c

Winds will be light throught the early part of next week

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Wimbledon Outlook

Few interruptions early next week for Wimbledon. Some light rain or drizzle late Tuesday and early Wednesday the main risk. Very warm and humid Wednesday and Thursday, and the risk of a heavy shower or thunderstorm by late afternoon on Thursday which could stop play. The week should end a lot fresher and mainly dry.

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http://uk.weather.com/partners-Wimbledonoutlook/62212forecast

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Wimbledon's centre court roof is likely to be closed several times next week with the way things are looking at the moment

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Friday is shown to be dry but the rain arrives in time for the Ladies and Mens finals

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If there is a backlog and the mens final was to extend into the Monday its also looking wet

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Looks to be a nice start to this years Wimbledon with highs of 22c today and some sunny spells.

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Today was forecast to be dry with sunny spells at wimbledon on sunday and instead the first rain interruption has happened

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Looks like play could be interrupted today at Wimbledon by around 3pm (except Centre Court) because of rain, if the forecast is anything to go by.

The men might not get all of their scheduled matches out of the way today. The women may possibly be able to get all of their matches played though.

Play starts at 1pm on Courts 1, 2 & 3, so they should be able to get the first of the scheduled women's matches completed, because unless they're epic battles, they should be out of the way in less than 2hrs. Radwanska/Giorgi and Clijsters/Kerber may be able to sneak in before the rain if the women's match preceding them are straight-forward matches.

The lucky ones (apart from Ivanovic/Azarenka under Centre Court) are the two womens matches on Court 12. Play starts there at 11:30am, and both matches will probably get in before the rain.

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