Posted: Mon 12th Jan 2015

Snow, ice, wind and rain warnings for Flintshire this week.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jan 12th, 2015

The Met Office has issued a series of yellow ‘be aware’ weather warnings for the next few days.

Heavy snow, gales, rain and ice are all expected to hit Wales over the next few days, the good news: Flintshire looks like it could dodge the worst of it, but things change pretty quick with the weather as we all know.

 

WEATHER

 

Parts of Flintshire COULD be affected by snow as a cold westerly airstream spreads across the county  on Tuesday evening, frequent overnight showers will fall as snow, especially over 100metres high ground.

The Met Office is uncertainty how much snow will settle at low levels or even if it will as far as Flintshire However, where snow does occur it is likely to be heavy and produce a covering quite quickly.

The warning for snow is valid between 6pm Tuesday evening and 12pm Wednesday afternoon.  

Snow Forecast Map

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Wind and Rain

Wednesday afternoon sees another Atlantic low-pressure system tracking across the North West of Britain, it is expected bring with it significant showers, some areas could see between 20 and 40mm of rain on lower ground and up to 80mm on higher ground.

Strong winds will also coming in on the pressure system later on into the evening, large waves are expected in coastal areas, Scotland is likely to see the strongest winds during the course of the day. 

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A Met Office spokeperson said:

“A low pressure system is expected to deepen significantly as it tracks towards the UK. The strongest winds will initially be across England and Wales during the second half of Wednesday into early Thursday. This may also lead to large waves on some coasts of Wales and southern England. A separate swathe of very strong winds will probably affect more northern parts of the UK including the Central Belt of Scotland during Thursday.”

 

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