Rain and snow warning for Wales for Easter weekend

Rain and snow warning for Wales for Easter weekend

In fact, gusts could top 40 miles per hour later in the day.

The first day of April is Easter and no fooling, there's snow in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service in Hastings. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

There are yellow weather warnings out for snow in Scotland on Easter Monday, covering a big part of the north of the country and the midlands.

"North of Highway 36 and north of I-70, we're looking for 3 to 4 inches", Barham said.

On top of travel woes, it will feel very cold overnight for much of the weekend, with temperatures hovering around freezing for the Midlands, and dipping as low as -5C in Scotland. Saturday might be a touch warmer but lows both nights will be right around 60 degrees with clear skies.

"It could be accompanied by a decent amount of wind and some drifting", Banitt said. It will be partly sunny, with a high near 42 and a low around 25.

Forecasters said the recent warm weather means it will be hard for the snow to accumulate on roadways.

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The cloud cover quickly returns for Saturday night into Easter Sunday, as temperatures drop into the upper 20s with a north/northeast breeze.

AS the Met Office issues yellow warnings of snow to bookend the Easter weekend, 26 million drivers are expected to flood the roads today and countless more will courageous the crippled trains network.

Public Health England has put out a level two "alert and readiness" cold weather health caution - rare at this time of year - until Tuesday.

It started with a string of small snowstorms in December, followed by a powerful blizzard that lashed the Jersey Shore in early January and an unprecedented cluster of four nor'easters that pounded our region in March. Temperatures will be topping out in the 20's across most of the state today.

As we kick off another work week, temperatures will jump well above average thanks to strong wind gusts.

The north is unlikely to see much sunshine as the chill and wintry weather starts from the off. North-northwest breezes will gust from 8 to 14 miles per hour.

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