16 December 2010 - Our forecasters are warning of the potential for heavy snow across parts of the UK this weekend.
Snow is forecast to spread from the west across Wales, and south west England overnight into Saturday morning, before pushing east across other parts of England through the day.
Met Office Chief Forecaster, Martin Young said: "There is an ongoing risk of snow across the UK through the weekend with the potential for significant snow leading to disruption on Saturday. We are continuing to keep a close eye on how the forecast develops over the next day or so."
The public are advised to stay up to date with the latest weather forecast on the web and television and should be prepared to change their weekend plans based on the weather forecast.
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