Yellow Warning of Snow
Issued: 1405 on Wed 04 Dec 2013
Valid from: 0600 on Thu 05 Dec 2013
Valid to: 1200 on Fri 06 Dec 2013
Snow showers will affect the north of Scotland on Thursday and during Thursday night, initially across Shetland but then quickly extending south to the mainland through the morning. These showers will be most frequent across the Northern Isles, the North Highlands and northern Aberdeenshire. Accumulations of 2 to 5 cm are possible in places on low ground, with 10 to 20 cm possible on higher ground. In addition strong northerly winds will lead to some drifting with blizzard conditions possible at times over high ground. Icy conditions may also develop on some roads on Thursday night and Friday morning. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption, particularly to travel. This updates the alert originally issued on Monday.
The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/links.html
Yellow warning. What is this?