WHITE EASTER: Non-stop snow to blanket Derbyshire over long weekend
Thousands of Easter eggs will be left uneaten over the four-day weekend as youngsters ditch sweets for sledging.
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Bizarrely, temperatures are forecast to soar amid the “widespread” snowfall – with highs of 14C possible in Bakewell on Easter Sunday.
But forecasters say the white stuff will just keep on falling – so folk won’t notice any snow melting in the mild temperatures.
“At the same time, it appears temperatures will rocket – it should actually feel quite warm in some places.
“However, the snow is set to fall round-the-clock over the long weekend, it’ll just keep on coming, so nobody will notice any of it melting under the mild, spring air.
“Warmth and snow – it promises to be a very strange, incredibly rare concoction.
“Derbyshire’s weather never fails to baffle us here at the Met Office.
“Even the chief forecaster is scratching his head at this latest forecast.”