Met Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning For Monday – Snow

Issued at: 11:46 on Saturday 12 January 2013

Valid from: 00:05 on Monday 14 January 2013

Valid to: 23:59 on Monday 14 January 2013

An area of sleet and snow will come eastwards across England during the early morning, probably becoming light and patchy later in the morning as it slows down over eastern areas. However, later in the day it is expected to intensify again, at the same time turning back to rain in places. Through the day there is the risk of 5 cm accumulations in places, and more than that above 200 m. However, there is greater than average uncertainty at this range, especially in the extent to which snow affects southern counties, and it is quite possible that the Alert will be upgraded to an amber Warning if confidence increases.

The public are advised to monitor the forecast and to be aware of the risk of disruption to travel.

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