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

United Kingdom

13:40 on Friday, 19 December 2014

Snow warning of yellow Ice warning of yellow

Yellow warning of snow and ice

Be aware

Valid from 11:00 on Friday until 09:00 on Saturday

Sleet and snow showers are expected to continue throughout Friday and early Saturday, giving lying snow in places. This will be chiefly on higher ground above 200 m, where 2 to 4 cm may accumulate, whilst areas above 400 m may see 5 to 10 cm. Some drifting of the lying snow will occur in the strong winds, while icy stretches affect untreated surfaces. The public should be aware of possible hazardous driving conditions. This is an update to the warning issued on Thursday, to pull the warning area a little further east across Aberdeenshire and Angus.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A cold, unstable west to northwesterly flow will continue across Scotland until early Saturday. Frequent showers of hail, sleet and snow are likely, whilst lightning may be an added hazard in some of the heavier showers, especially towards the north and west of the area.

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:
11:20 on Thursday, 18 December 2014
Last modified at:
10:55 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
11:00 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid until:
09:00 on Saturday, 20 December 2014
Regions affected:

13:40 on Saturday, 20 December 2014

Snow warning of yellow Ice warning of yellow

Yellow warning of snow and ice

Be aware

Valid from 11:00 on Friday until 09:00 on Saturday

Sleet and snow showers are expected to continue throughout Friday and early Saturday, giving lying snow in places. This will be chiefly on higher ground above 200 m, where 2 to 4 cm may accumulate, whilst areas above 400 m may see 5 to 10 cm. Some drifting of the lying snow will occur in the strong winds, while icy stretches affect untreated surfaces. The public should be aware of possible hazardous driving conditions. This is an update to the warning issued on Thursday, to pull the warning area a little further east across Aberdeenshire and Angus.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A cold, unstable west to northwesterly flow will continue across Scotland until early Saturday. Frequent showers of hail, sleet and snow are likely, whilst lightning may be an added hazard in some of the heavier showers, especially towards the north and west of the area.

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:
11:20 on Thursday, 18 December 2014
Last modified at:
10:55 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
11:00 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid until:
09:00 on Saturday, 20 December 2014
Regions affected:

13:40 on Sunday, 21 December 2014

Wind warning of yellow

Yellow warning of wind

Be aware

Valid from 06:00 on Sunday until 18:00 on Monday

Gales are expected to affect parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England at times during Sunday and Monday. Gusts between 55 and 65 mph seem likely over and to the east of hills. The public should be aware of the possibility of minor disruption, in particular to road travel.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

An area of low pressure near Iceland will bring strengthening winds to many areas. Winds are likely to be particularly gusty over northeastern parts of the UK from Sunday morning, continuing into much of Monday. Given the potential for very strong gusts to the lee of high ground as well as over hills, travelling conditions may be difficult.

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:
11:50 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
11:50 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
06:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
18:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:
Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 18:00 on Sunday until 09:00 on Monday

Rain will affect many parts of northern and northwest England at times on Sunday and Monday. In view of high existing river-levels in parts of Yorkshire, the public should be aware of the possibility of some minor flooding, affecting for example some road networks.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A mild, moist west to southwesterly airstream will bring further rainfall later in the weekend and into Monday across many western and Pennine areas of northern England, with around 40 mm in places. In most areas this should cause no more than some rather tricky driving conditions, but rivers do seem likely to rise again over parts of Yorkshire.

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:
12:10 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
12:10 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
18:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
09:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:
Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 03:00 on Sunday until 15:00 on Monday

Outbreaks of rain reaching northwest Scotland in the early hours of Sunday will spread southeast across the country during the day. The rain will become persistent and often heavy across western areas, and as much milder air arrives, lying snow in upland areas will thaw. The heaviest rain looks like becoming more confined to southwest Scotland later on Sunday before potentially moving north again on Monday morning, finally clearing on Monday afternoon. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding, particularly on the road network, where there will be a lot of surface water and spray.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A complex series of fronts will affect Scotland from early on Sunday, introducing mild rain-bearing southwesterly winds. The heaviest rain will be in the west where 30-50 mm is likely in a 36-hour period and perhaps as much as 80 mm over some hilly areas. Snow-melt in the West Highlands will add to these totals. There is some uncertainty in the focus of the wettest weather especially on Monday, and as a result this alert is likely to be updated on subsequent days.

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:
09:15 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
11:25 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
03:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
15:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:

13:40 on Monday, 22 December 2014

Wind warning of yellow

Yellow warning of wind

Be aware

Valid from 06:00 on Sunday until 18:00 on Monday

Gales are expected to affect parts of southeast Scotland and northeast England at times during Sunday and Monday. Gusts between 55 and 65 mph seem likely over and to the east of hills. The public should be aware of the possibility of minor disruption, in particular to road travel.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

An area of low pressure near Iceland will bring strengthening winds to many areas. Winds are likely to be particularly gusty over northeastern parts of the UK from Sunday morning, continuing into much of Monday. Given the potential for very strong gusts to the lee of high ground as well as over hills, travelling conditions may be difficult.

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:
11:50 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
11:50 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
06:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
18:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:
Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 18:00 on Sunday until 09:00 on Monday

Rain will affect many parts of northern and northwest England at times on Sunday and Monday. In view of high existing river-levels in parts of Yorkshire, the public should be aware of the possibility of some minor flooding, affecting for example some road networks.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A mild, moist west to southwesterly airstream will bring further rainfall later in the weekend and into Monday across many western and Pennine areas of northern England, with around 40 mm in places. In most areas this should cause no more than some rather tricky driving conditions, but rivers do seem likely to rise again over parts of Yorkshire.

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:
12:10 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
12:10 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
18:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
09:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:
Rain warning of yellow

Yellow warning of rain

Be aware

Valid from 03:00 on Sunday until 15:00 on Monday

Outbreaks of rain reaching northwest Scotland in the early hours of Sunday will spread southeast across the country during the day. The rain will become persistent and often heavy across western areas, and as much milder air arrives, lying snow in upland areas will thaw. The heaviest rain looks like becoming more confined to southwest Scotland later on Sunday before potentially moving north again on Monday morning, finally clearing on Monday afternoon. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding, particularly on the road network, where there will be a lot of surface water and spray.

Chief Forecaster's assessment

A complex series of fronts will affect Scotland from early on Sunday, introducing mild rain-bearing southwesterly winds. The heaviest rain will be in the west where 30-50 mm is likely in a 36-hour period and perhaps as much as 80 mm over some hilly areas. Snow-melt in the West Highlands will add to these totals. There is some uncertainty in the focus of the wettest weather especially on Monday, and as a result this alert is likely to be updated on subsequent days.

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:
09:15 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Last modified at:
11:25 on Friday, 19 December 2014
Valid from:
03:00 on Sunday, 21 December 2014
Valid until:
15:00 on Monday, 22 December 2014
Regions affected:

13:40 on Tuesday, 23 December 2014

There are no warnings for United Kingdom on the 23 December 2014