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Yellow warning There are warnings of rain and ice in the next 5 days for United Kingdom

United Kingdom

22:35 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Ice warning of yellow

Yellow warning of ice

Be aware

Valid from 18:00 on Tuesday until 10:00 on Wednesday

Following showers of a wintry mix during Tuesday, icy stretches are expected to form on untreated surfaces on Tuesday evening and last into Wednesday morning's rush hour. In addition, further showers are likely overnight which may lead to wash-off of salt. These showers will be wintry over high ground, giving further local snow accumulations of some 2-5 cm above around 400 m though nearer 250 m over northern Scotland. The public should be aware of the risk of tricky traveling conditions in places.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

The cold westerly flow covering the UK will gradually veer round to northwesterly overnight. Further showers are likely overnight, but with the air slightly less cold than than of late, accumulating snow levels should be largely confined to higher ground.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/

Issued at:
10:20 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Last modified at:
10:20 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid from:
18:00 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid until:
10:00 on Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Regions affected:

22:35 on Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Ice warning of yellow

Yellow warning of ice

Be aware

Valid from 18:00 on Tuesday until 10:00 on Wednesday

Following showers of a wintry mix during Tuesday, icy stretches are expected to form on untreated surfaces on Tuesday evening and last into Wednesday morning's rush hour. In addition, further showers are likely overnight which may lead to wash-off of salt. These showers will be wintry over high ground, giving further local snow accumulations of some 2-5 cm above around 400 m though nearer 250 m over northern Scotland. The public should be aware of the risk of tricky traveling conditions in places.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

The cold westerly flow covering the UK will gradually veer round to northwesterly overnight. Further showers are likely overnight, but with the air slightly less cold than than of late, accumulating snow levels should be largely confined to higher ground.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/

Issued at:
10:20 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Last modified at:
10:20 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid from:
18:00 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid until:
10:00 on Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Regions affected:

22:35 on Thursday, 5 March 2015

There are no warnings for United Kingdom on the 05 March 2015

22:35 on Friday, 6 March 2015

Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 12:00 on Friday until 23:55 on Saturday

Rain will be persistent and heavy at times through much of Friday and Saturday. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding and some travel disruption.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A slow-moving Atlantic front will bring a prolonged spell of wet weather to much of west and northwest Scotland within a very mild, moist southwesterly flow. Rainfall totals of 50-75 mm are expected widely, with over 100 mm in the wettest spots in the warning area. As the very mild air is drawn in on the strong southwesterly airstream, snowmelt will add to the flooding risk. There remains some doubt about the extent and location of the heaviest rain so this alert will be updated in the coming days as the picture becomes clearer.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/

Issued at:
10:30 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Last modified at:
10:30 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid from:
12:00 on Friday, 6 March 2015
Valid until:
23:55 on Saturday, 7 March 2015
Regions affected:

22:35 on Saturday, 7 March 2015

Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 12:00 on Friday until 23:55 on Saturday

Rain will be persistent and heavy at times through much of Friday and Saturday. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding and some travel disruption.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A slow-moving Atlantic front will bring a prolonged spell of wet weather to much of west and northwest Scotland within a very mild, moist southwesterly flow. Rainfall totals of 50-75 mm are expected widely, with over 100 mm in the wettest spots in the warning area. As the very mild air is drawn in on the strong southwesterly airstream, snowmelt will add to the flooding risk. There remains some doubt about the extent and location of the heaviest rain so this alert will be updated in the coming days as the picture becomes clearer.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/

Issued at:
10:30 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Last modified at:
10:30 on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Valid from:
12:00 on Friday, 6 March 2015
Valid until:
23:55 on Saturday, 7 March 2015
Regions affected: