UK Forecast- January 28, 2015
A cold morning across the UK and Ireland. There will be bands of showers aligned with the wind, these falling as snow in most areas. The showers heaviest and most persistent in western Scotland and northern Ireland, and well as northern England. Eastern areas tending to be brighter and drier. The bands of showers then passing south in the afternoon. Again it will be western areas that are most affected, and most of the showers falling as snow. Eastern parts being mostly dry and bright at times. A strong west wind making it feel especially cold. Highs at 2 to 5C for most.
Bands of rain, sleet and snow passing south again overnight. These are likely to merge into a more persistent area of rain, sleet and snow which will pass southeastwards bringing some more persistent snow in some places. Drier weather arriving by the morning, but showers in the west. Windy for many. Lows at -2C in northern England, 4C in southwest England.
An area of low pressure passing south along eastern coasts of the country. Showers affecting northern and western areas, these wintry at times, and turning increasingly to snow. More scattered showers east and south, but these turning more frequent as the day progresses. Winds strengthening. Highs at a slightly milder 2 to 6C.
Low pressure remains to the east of the country on Saturday with a northerly flow affecting the whole of the UK and Ireland. Frequent snow showers around western, northern and eastern coasts and hills. Drier away from these areas with good spells of sunshine. Feeling bitterly cold in the wind. Highs at 1 to 5C.