Yellow weather warning of snow in Leicestershire tomorrow
Leicestershire can expect a wintry start to the weekend, with a yellow weather warning in place and a forecast of heavy snow.
The Met Office predicts light snow from the early hours of Friday, with a yellow warning of snow coming into force at 3am.
A light flurry is forecast throughout the day, and temperatures could feel as low as -5C amid wind gusts of up to 35mph.
The yellow warning of snow, which remains in place until midnight tomorrow, urges people to take extra care when walking, cycling or driving in areas affected by snow lying on roads and pavements.
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Road networks will generally be open but journeys through snow-hit areas may take longer than usual.
The Met Office predicts heavy snow overnight tomorrow, from around 6pm until 9am on Saturday. A light flurry is on the cards for the rest of Saturday and into the evening, and winds could reach speeds of 32mph.
And you’ll probably need your coat – temperatures could feel as low as -5C.
The snow is likely to tail off by the early hours of Sunday, and a dry but overcast day will follow. The mercury could feel as low as -6C and wind gusts could pick up to 32mph.
The outlook is brighter on Monday, with sunny intervals expected mid-morning. But it could feel as cold as -7C and wind gusts of up to 36mph are likely.