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Saturday

Sleet

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F North Westerly
32km/h 20mph
Sunday

Light Snow

2°C 36°F -2°C 28°F North Westerly
24km/h 15mph
Monday

Heavy Snow

2°C 36°F -2°C 28°F West North Westerly
16km/h 10mph
Tuesday

Sunny Intervals

3°C 37°F -1°C 30°F North North Westerly
24km/h 15mph
Wednesday

Light Cloud

2°C 36°F -2°C 28°F West North Westerly
18km/h 11mph

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Forecast

Sunrise 08:18 Sunset 16:36

Last updated 12:07

Weather forecast details for Saturday 31 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
Sun
0300 hours   
Weather Conditions Sleet Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Rain Sleet    
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F    
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 40km/h 25mph North North Westerly 51km/h 32mph North North Westerly 48km/h 30mph North North Westerly 34km/h 21mph North North Westerly 31km/h 19mph North North Westerly    
Wind Direction NNW NNW NNW NNW NNW    
Humidity 90% 88% 93% 87% 86%    
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) M M M G VG    
Pressure (Millibars) 990 991 994 998 1000    

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Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Mainly cloudy with showers of sleet and snow. These merging into longer spells of snow inland, with blizzard conditions at times over high ground, but mostly rain near coasts. Feeling very cold with strong or gale force northwesterly winds.

  • Tonight

    Showers of sleet and snow will continue, with more persistent snow inland at first. Clear spells will develop overnight, mainly in the south. Strong or gale force northwesterly winds.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Moray

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  3. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  4. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  5. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  6. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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UK Forecast Last updated 12:08, Saturday 31 Jan

Observations

Observed at 11:00, Saturday 31 January

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F

48km/h 30mph North North Westerly

Humidity: 81%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 989mb, Rising

Observation station: Lossiemouth

(Lat: 57.717 | Lon: -3.317)

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