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More snow on way for North Yorkshire

Amber weather warning for north yorkshire

1:16pm 1st March 2018

  • More snow ahead for North Yorkshire 
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  • An amber weather warning is in place for the county

An amber weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for North Yorkshire. 

Thursday and Friday

Between today and Friday morning, up until 10am, expect frequent and often heavy snow showers

Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur.

Roads may become blocked by deep snow, with many stranded vehicles and passengers.

Some rural communities might be cut off for several days. Long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephone and mobile phone networks, could occur.

 

 

Storm Emma 

Storm Emma, named by the Portuguese met service, will push up from the south through today and tomorrow, bringing heavy snow and strong winds.

Gusts of over 60 mph will lead to blizzard conditions with severe drifting snow a significant risk.

 

 

Saturday

A yellow weather warning is in place for Saturday across North Yorkshire.

Spells of rain and snow are likely, as well as icy patches during Saturday morning.

As a result, diving conditions may become difficult and there is an increased chance of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces. In addition, further outbreaks of sleet or snow or snow showers could occur in places away from south coasts.

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