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Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham

09 February 2018

The severe snow and ice warning for the rest of the United Kingdom, excluding easternmost parts, will remain in place until midday on Friday.

Friday morning will begin with a frosty start, leading to a bright and cold day with wintry showers fading out as the day goes on.

Friday will be cold, with afternoon temperatures set to be no higher than 6C.

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Tonight it will be cold with mainly clear skies but a widespread frost will be felt throughout the city.

Forecasters reckon snow showers will hit parts of the country tonight and tomorrow morning. Heavy snow showers will follow, and these will be most frequent across Northern Ireland and western Scotland, where 2-5 cm may accumulate above 100m with some snow to low levels too.

"Southwest to west winds will veer northwest and increase fresh and gusty".

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"On Friday morning wintry showers will continue for a time, especially in the west and north".

Met Eireann warn that the showers may lead to accumulations of up to 3cm.

He added that some of the colder temperatures experienced lately had also come from Scandinavia. However, a further spell of rain will spread from the Atlantic during the evening, with some heavy bursts expected across northern counties.

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Temperatures will barely climb above freezing tomorrow, but with wind-chill, it will feel more like -4 degrees at times.

Warning of ice and snow on Friday for Flintshire and Wrexham