Dry but Cold Weekend in Store
OVERVIEW: A lot of dry weather across the country, despite a risk of some showery conditions for parts of the south and east. A cold weekend is in store too, due to a developing wind-chill factor. A harsh frost is also expected tonight.
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Overnight frost and ice are potential hazards and may bring some poor driving conditions. Overall, no significant or severe weather is expected this weekend.
FORECAST: A cold start to the weekend across many areas with a widespread moderate or locally severe frost on Saturday morning. As Saturday progresses many areas are expected to be dry with some bright or sunny spells, despite variable amounts of cloud. A few coastal showers are possible across the south and east with these perhaps wintry on higher ground.
On Sunday there will be frost in some areas, especially across parts of the north and west. There will also be a greater risk of showers across southern and eastern areas of the country. These showers may be wintry, particularly on higher ground. A fresh or strong easterly or south easterly wind will create a significant wind-chill factor so it will feel quite cold.
TEMPERATURES: A cold weekend for all with maximum temperatures of around 3C to 6C generally. It will feel very cold at times due to an increasingly strong wind over the weekend. Minimum temperatures of -3C to +2C, with Friday night into Saturday morning expected to produce the lowest temperatures. Some rural areas may see temperatures down to -4C or -5C.
Keep an eye on our Weekly Weather Forecast page or our Facebook and Twitter page for full details on next week’s weather. Bear in mind, the weather can impact your journey time on the road. For up to date Roadwatch traffic information download the AA App here.