Met Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning – Snow

Issued at: 13:28 on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Valid from: 00:05 on Friday 13 January 2017

Valid to: 23:55 on Friday 13 January 2017

Further showers of snow, sleet and hail will continue across parts of the UK. 2 to 4 cm of snow may affect some lowland areas, while high ground may see locally 5 to 10 cm. Disruption to transport networks seems likely either due to snow or ice.

Additionally, strong winds and large waves will affect some eastern coastal areas.

Chief Forecaster’s Assessment

A cold northerly airstream will keep the risk of wintry weather going through Friday. Some inland areas, sheltered from the northerly wind, seem likely to escape most of the showers.

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