Hour-by-hour Sheffield weather forecast: When is Storm Christoph going to ease?

Dry and sunny day is in store for Sheffield and the rest of South Yorkshire on Thursday as Storm Christoph is expected to ease by midday today.

Thursday, 21st January 2021, 9:25 am

The Met Office said however the day will have a cold start with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow but the city can expect more sunny spells towards the end of the day.

Forecasters had previously warned that Storm Christoph would bring widespread flooding, gales and snow to parts of the UK with 'danger to life' amber warning in place.

A major incident was also declared in South Yorkshire and people were urged to prepare for possible flooding in their area.

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River levels in Sheffield: Credit Ben Wild

According to the Met Office, Sheffield will be likely dry by the end of today but winds will remain brisk throughout with a maximum temperature of 5°C.

Tonight, clear spells and easing winds will bring a cold but mostly dry night where icy patches and frost are possible as the temperature dips to -2°C.

Despite the promising outlook, people have been warned to prepare for severe cold weather with icy conditions and heavy snow in a few days to come.

Here is an hour-by-hour weather forecast for Sheffield today.

8am - Partly cloudy

9am - Sunny

10am - Sunny

11am - Light shower

12pm - Light shower

1pm - Light shower

2pm - Light shower

3pm - Heavy shower

4pm - Cloudy

5pm - Clear

6pm - Clear

7pm - Clear

8pm - Clear

9pm - Clear

10pm - Clear

11pm - Clear

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