Submitted by David Pollard on Wed, 28/01/2015 - 11:55
Submitted by David Pollard on Mon, 26/01/2015 - 12:50
The Met Office are about to upgrade the warning from yesterday to an 'Amber' level for snow mainly for the western half of the Scottish Borders from 5pm this evening until 10am tomorrow, travel may be disrupted and we would advise that you tune into Radio Borders for the latest travel updates as we will be linking up with them and providing information from the Bunker at Council HQ.
The latest weather update can be obtained from http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings/
A cold and increasingly showery northwesterly flow is expected to develop during Wednesday and last through Thursday. Accumulating snow is likely away from windward coastal districts, especially overnight. Across Northern England 3-6 cm could accumulate especially over high ground. Over Scotland and Northern Ireland 5-10 cm is likely even at low levels, with more than 10 cm over high ground. Strong and gusty winds will likely accompany snow showers, and lead to significantly reduced visibility at times, difficult driving conditions and temporary blizzards over high ground.
The Met Office has just issued the above 'Yellow Warning' for snow on Wednesday and Thursday
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