Snow forecast for Sheffield this weekend

Parts of Sheffield could experience snowfall over the weekend, say forecasters.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 4:28 pm

Weather experts at the Met Office say snow looks likely to fall on Saturday, when temperatures are set to drop in the wake of today's heavy rain.

Parts of the Peak District could experience travel disruption, as the snow is forecast to fall from 8am on Saturday, before the clouds clear.

However, more snow is forecast from 11pm, into the early hours of Sunday morning.

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The Met Office added that the temperature could drop to 0 degrees Celsius.

A Met Office spokesperson said: “Saturday is looking windy with further showers, these falling as snow over the hills and then perhaps to some lower levels overnight.

“Drier and clearer spells are likely during the late afternoon and evening.”

Looking ahead to Sunday, sunshine and showers are forecast for the morning, along with with strong winds.

There is still a chance of snow later in the week, as well as drier, colder interludes, with an increased risk of frost and fog.

A Met Office spokesperson added: “Rain in the southeast will clear early Wednesday, with drier, brighter conditions following.

“There could be some overnight frost and freezing fog, but it will turn milder and unsettled again as further bands of rain and strong winds edge in from the west.

“Snow may occur at times in the north, mainly on high ground. There remains a chance of brief drier, colder interludes, with an increased risk of frost and fog