Posted: Thu 25th Dec 2014

Festive 'sprinkling' of snow forecast for boxing day as Met Office issue a yellow alert

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014

It looks like we could be in for a bit of festive snow after all this Christmas, the Met Office have issued a yellow alert for sleet and snow around the Flintshire region.

Screenshot from 2014-12-25 11:36:36

Warning Issued at:
0956 on Thu 25 Dec 2014

Valid from:
1100 on Fri 26 Dec 2014

Valid to:
0600 on Sat 27 Dec 2014

The Met Office say:

An area of rain, sleet and snow is expected to spread eastwards across parts of Northern Ireland, England and Wales during Boxing Day before clearing during the evening and overnight. A lot of uncertainty surrounds how much snow will occur, but there is the risk of several centimetres even at low levels.

As precipitation clears, roads could turn very icy.

The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from snow. Please watch for updates to this warning. especially if travelling.

The local Deeside forecast shows heavy sleet from 6pm onwards on Boxing day.

Screenshot from 2014-12-25 11:28:28

The North West of Engalns and most of Wales could be affected by snow the warning states.

 

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