Issued from the Met Office
at 04:00 on Thursday, 18th January 2018
An icy start in the north after heavy overnight snow in places. Severe gales across eastern England, but winds easing through the day. Bright spells across the UK with wintry showers, most frequent and heavy in the north and west.
Wintry showers will continue overnight, most frequent and heavy across northern and western parts. Otherwise it will be dry and cold, with frost and ice in places.
An icy start in places, with sunny spells and wintry showers through the day. The showers will be heaviest across western parts, with further snowfall in the northwest.
Saturday to Monday
Saturday mainly dry, bright and cold with the odd shower. Overnight and into Sunday turning wet and windy, with snow in parts of the north. Milder and unsettled on Monday.
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