Met Office issues weather warning for snow in Aberdeen

Posted February 24, 2018

Snow showers are expected to develop, especially in eastern and southern England. In their forecast, they predicted daytime temperatures below below 5°C and night time values down to -4°C.

Forecasters predict widespread cold conditions across the country and a "prolonged period of wintry weather" with tempteratures set to plummet to minus 8C in places and snow to fall in London.

Met Éireann said it is expecting much colder weather to set in from Sunday night while forecasters in the United Kingdom and elewhere say the cold snap next week will be caused by what is known as a "sudden stratospheric warming" in the polar vortex.

March will have arrived by the end of next week so regardless of your take on the seasons, winter will finally be over, although we're not getting our hopes up for suitable weather to mark the occasion.

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While the details of further outlook remain uncertain, Met Éireann cautioning at the moment that it looks like it will be a cold regime for early days of next week with easterly winds, and frosty nights with sub zero temperatures.

More specific forecasts, with colour-coded snow and ice warnings, are expected to be issued by Met Eireann in the coming days.

Power cuts and mobile phone services may also be affected.

The Met Office Chief Forecaster's assessment adds: "There is a lot of uncertainty in the extent and timing of snow during Tuesday". The most likely time for a period of more widespread snow now looks to be during Tuesday morning.

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The beneficial rain could total as much as 5 inches by the start of next week, which would significantly help the drought. A winter weather advisory is in effect for areas north of Dane County until 3 p.m.

"Parts of Ireland will also see a widespread and severe ground frost".

Negative phases of the NAO are typically associated with colder and snowier-than-average conditions on both sides of the Atlantic, but in this case it's mainly going to affect Europe, at least at first.

It will be very cold on Monday night with a severe frost and the risk of snow showers along northern and eastern coasts.

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