Severe weather warnings
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (East Midlands)
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (East Midlands) : Lincolnshire valid from 1000 Thu 17 Jan to 1000 Fri 18 Jan
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (East of England)
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (East of England) : Norfolk, Suffolk valid from 1000 Thu 17 Jan to 1000 Fri 18 Jan
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (North East England)
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (North East England) : Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar and Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland valid from 1000 Thu 17 Jan to 1000 Fri 18 Jan
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (Yorkshire & Humber)
Yellow Warning of Snow And Ice affecting England (Yorkshire & Humber) : East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire valid from 1000 Thu 17 Jan to 1000 Fri 18 Jan
Friday A cold morning with cloud increasing from the west. There will be rain in eastern Ireland, western Wales and the west of England, this turning to snow over the high ground of Wales. The rain and sleet edges eastwards into the Midlands and much of western England in the afternoon, most of it being light. Brighter spells and a few showers in Ireland. Staying dry in eastern Scotland and eastern England. Feeling cold for all. Highs at 3 to 5C but to 7C in the far southwest.
Friday Night Rain in eastern areas of England overnight. The rain turning patchier to the west and many areas becoming dry. There will be some cloud shrouding the hills and it will be chilly. A few spots of sleet over eastern Scotland. Lows near 0 to 4C.
Saturday Plenty of cloud and outbreaks of rain for England and Wales on Saturday. Some areas will be drier whilst others experience a damp day. It may be that northwest England sees most drier weather. Scotland will have drier weather too with some sunny spells here. Showers or rain may trouble the Southern Uplands. Highs at a chilly 3 to 5C in eastern areas, 10C in southwest England.
Sunday A ridge of high pressure builds through the UK and Ireland on Sunday. There may be some bright spells at first, although cloud and patchy rain could affect eastern England. Morning mist and fog patches slowly lifting. An occluded front brings some rain into western Scotland, Wales and western England through the morning, this troubling Ireland too. Most of it will only be showery and light. Highs at 4 to 8C.
Frosty and sunny, few snow showers, cloud increasing from the west Good morning, Wrap up warm before you head out this morning, because it is a cold one out there! There is a widespread frost and some ice on roads and pavements too. Some snow showers affecting northeast Scotland and the eastern casts of England this morning. A few snow showers in northwest Scotland and western Wales too. Plenty of sunshine for most this morning.
The afternoon sees cloud increasing from the west, making the sunshine hazy. It should be dry but will be staying cold. Eastern areas will be dry with good spells of sunshine throughout, although still feeling cold.
Tonight is mostly dry and fairly cloudy. Drizzle and patchy rain moves into Ireland by midnight, this then reaching the far west of Scotland, England and Wales by the morning.
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A mixed week and feeling chilly Conditions become colder next week. The threat of some wintry weather through Tuesday and Wednesday although the details of this remain uncertain. Temperatures are likely to be falling further after mid-week with cold weather lasting into the weekend. Snow flurries on eastern coasts.
For the weather for the next few days click here Sunday 20/1/19 A ridge of high pressure builds through the UK and Ireland on Sunday. There may be some bright spells at first, although cloud and patchy rain could affect eastern England. Morning mist and fog patches slowly lifting. An occluded front brings some rain into western Scotland, Wales and western England through the morning, this troubling Ireland too. Most of it will only be showery and light. Highs at 4 to 8C.
Monday 21/1/19 A ridge of high pressure brings a cool morning across all areas. There will be some sunny spells at first. Cloud increases here during the day with rain into northwest England, Wales and southwest England later. Wet and breezy in Ireland, rain turning to snow flurries as it passes east over Scotland. Highs at 3 to 7C.
Tuesday 22/1/19 Low confidence in the forecast for Tuesday. At the present time low pressure is expected to be passing east over the country. An area of rain turns to sleet and snow as it passes east. Highs at 1 to 5C.
Wednesday 23/1/19 Low pressure remains close to the east on Wednesday. This brings a further threat of sleet and snow here. Drier and cold in the west, just a few coastal snow showers. Highs at 1 to 4C.
Thursday 24/1/19 Snow fades from the east on Thursday, although it may stay cloudy. Brighter in the west with sunny spells. The flow turns more easterly and a cold day is likely everywhere. Highs at 1 to 4C. Friday 25/1/19 Staying cold through Friday with the wind from the east or southeast. A few snow flurries in the east, best of the sunshine in the west. Highs at 1 to 3C.
*February* A chilly month. Some distinct colder spells. Risk of snow and ice. Few milder periods. Little change. *March* Starring chilly or cold with risk of more sleet and snow. A sharp change mid month to wetter weather. May become significantly drier and warmer for a time later. More unsettled end to month. Simon Keeling
Cold in the east with snow, fair to the west Thursday Cool with showers in central, eastern and southern Spain. Better in northern Spain with dry weather and sunny spells in Portugal. Chilly in the Balearics with rain here. Rain and sleet in northern Italy, a few showers to the south. Greece and Turkey will be dry with sunny spells. Fair and chilly in western France, the risk of some showers in the east. Windy and cold with wintry showers in the Low Countries. A risk of snow in northern and central Germany but drier to the south. Poland will be chilly and breezy. Snow showers in Hungary and Austria with heavier snow showers on Switzerland. Rain and snow for Denmark where it will be breezy. Snow clearing to showers in the Baltic States. Snow showers for Finland. Chilly in central and northern Sweden with some snow in the south. Snow showers affecting western coasts of Norway.
Friday Cloud and rain in northern Spain. Fair in Portugal with sunny spells. Some cloud and a few showers in southeastern Spain. Chilly and showery in the Balearics and Corsica as well as Sardinia. Further heavy showers to come in Italy. Greece should be dry with sunny spells. Staying dry in Turkey and sunny here. Cloud and rain in the far west of France whilst the east and south are cold and dry. Bright and dry in the Low Countries and Germany. Frosty with sunshine in Austria and Hungary as well as Switzerland. Broken cloud and some showers in Denmark. Breezy with snow showers in the Baltic States. Cold in Finland with a brisk west wind and some snow showers. Fair and cold in weden. Heavy snow showers in western Norway.
My favourite page for a comprehensive weather forecast is the BBC's 24 hour forecast as it provides hourly conditions, giving you a good idea of when any cloud or rain will appear during the day. To find the 24 hour forecast you need click here and enter your postcode, then select 24 hour forecast.