Buxton on alert for heavy snow and ice TONIGHT as Met Office issue new weather warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice in the Buxton area for today.

By Kev Rogers
Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 12:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 4:54 pm

Today it will be cold and windy particularly across the Pennines where it will be rather cloudy with wintry showers. Some may be heavy and lead to temporary accumulations. Staying largely dry with occasional sunny spells across eastern parts. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Tonight, there will be heavy snow from 6pm with temperatures falling to -1C between periods of light snow and mist. Heavy snow is expected to continue up until 7am before sunny intervals in the afternoon.

The forecast for Wednesday is a mixture of sunny spells and showers, wintry over hills, but perhaps not as cold and windy as Tuesday. Remaining largely dry in the east. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

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Thursday to Saturday is looking initially cold with early frosts and a few wintry showers, but some bright or sunny spells.

Yellow warning for snow and ice.