Rain / Snow alert (March 8th 2013)

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Rain / Snow alert (March 8th 2013)

Post #1 by rephlex » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:43 am

massive rain front heading up from North France.. Could bring 1-2" of rain in places..

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That heavy bit in the middle is heading straight for Brighton so be warned..

Continuning on into the weekend with possibility of widespread snow to many places.

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weat ... her-alert/

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Current alert level: Level 2 - Alert and Readiness

Issued at: 0837 on Fri 8 Mar 2013

There is an 80% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1200 on Saturday and 0800 on Tuesday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Please refer to the national Cold Weather Plan and your Trust's emergency plan for appropriate preventive action.

Turning colder over the weekend as cold air spreads south across the country during Saturday. Also during Saturday, a band a rain will move south across England and rain is expected to turn increasingly to sleet or snow down to low levels by the evening. Further snow showers are expected to follow into some eastern parts with a risk of a period of heavier snow affecting the far south on Sunday night. The cold weather will also be exacerbated across all areas for a time by brisk easterly winds bringing a marked wind chill. This spell of cold weather is expected to last across most areas until at least Tuesday and perhaps longer.

An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. Alerts are issued once a day by 0900 if required and are not subject to amendment in between standard issue times. Note that the details of the forecast weather are valid at the time of issue but may change over the period that an alert remains in force. These details will not be updated here unless the alert level also changes, the latest forecast details can be obtained at the following link: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weat ... /#?tab=map

My Snowfall Stats
09/10 - 59.7cm
10/11 - 6.7cm
11/12 - 18.6cm
12/13 - 55.5cm
13/14 - 0cm
14/15 - 0cm
15/16 - 4.0cm
16/17 - 0.5cm
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