Model: GFS (Global Forecast System) Global Model from the "National Centers for Environmental Prediction" (NCEP)
Update: 4 times per day, from 3:30, 09:30, 15:30 und 21:30 GMT
Greenwich Mean Time: 12:00 GMT = 13:00 BST
Parameter: Kind of precipitation across the British Isles
Description:
kind of precipitation   Rain or shower? This chart shows the kind of precipitation that is likely to fall given the atmospheric and surface conditions at a certain place.

The following table explains the symbols:

Precipitation Light Moderate Heavy
Rain
Rain shower
Snow
Snow shower
Sleet
Freezing rain
Cloud Cover 0-2 3-4 5-7 8
(eights)