Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice.

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Issued at: 2008 on Mon 2 Feb 2015
Valid from: 2015 on Mon 2 Feb 2015
Valid to: 1000 on Tue 3 Feb 2015

Warning Text:
Showers of sleet and snow will affect the area later today and overnight and for a while on Tuesday morning, bringing local accumulations of 1-2 cm, perhaps around 5 cm for the North York Moors. There is also a a risk of ice on untreated surfaces.

The warning has been updated to delay onset of impacts due to the snow and slightly reduce the northward extent.

The public should be aware of locally tricky driving conditions.

Chief Forecasters Assessment:
A northerly flow will bring an air mass of arctic origin over the area. Showers will fall as snow inland and over hills, though may remain as rain or sleet near coasts, where the risk of ice may be higher.