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Snow Forecast For Scotland and The North West - Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November


A major change of weather type will see the winds swing into a more northerly direction, pulling down much colder air across the whole of Britain and western Europe. Rain, sleet and snow will move south across northern and eastern Scotland later on Friday, then into the Borders and northeast England on Friday night. The snow will mainly affect high ground at first but will fall to lower levels on Friday night. Accumulations of 1-4cm is likely at lowers levels, and 5-10cm above 150m.

Gales with gusts to 60 mph could bring a short period of blizzard conditions to the highest routes later Friday evening and overnight.

The Met office have issued a Yellow weather warning of Snow for the North West of England and most of Scotland. The warning cover the period 16:00 on Friday 20th, until 10:00 on Saturday the 21st of November.

The public should be aware of possible difficult driving conditions and some travel disruption.