Posted: Sat 27th Dec 2014

Watch out for icy patches in Flintshire warns the Met Office

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Dec 27th, 2014

The met office are warning of widespread icy patches in and around Flintshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Untreated roads and paths could be a particular problem this evening and during Saturday night, especially where snow cover exists or where wintry showers occur. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A yellow ‘be aware’ warning has been issued by the Met Office at 10:18am this morning and is valid to 12:00am Sunday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Northerly winds have followed Friday nights vigorous depression introducing much colder conditions. Clear spells on Saturday evening and night will allow temperatures to fall sharply allowing widespread ice to readily form on untreated surfaces.
The most widespread ice is expected where melting snow cover refreezes and where showers occur. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Warnings are in place for much of the UK. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Met Office warning map

Weatherwise, todays sunny spells will give way to scattered wintry showers, some prolonged and heavy at times.
Tonight, showers will die out, with clear spells and light winds, a widespread frost is likely overnight. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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