WEATHER: Yellow warning of ice in place for North Yorkshire and Humberside

Yellow warnings of ice have been issued by the Met Office covering Thursday and Friday.

By Louise Perrin
Thursday, 7th January 2021, 9:16 am
Updated Thursday, 7th January 2021, 9:18 am
Hard frost on the North York Moors
Hard frost on the North York Moors

The yellow warning of ice comes into force at 17.00 Thursday January 7 and remains in place until 11.00am Friday January 8.

The outlook for the coming week remains cold, with many at risk of snow and ice.

Thursday January 7 (Day):

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Largely sunny but cold through the morning, with frosts slowly clearing. A band of patchy rain, sleet and snow will move southwards during the afternoon, though perhaps remaining largely dry in eastern parts. Risk of ice on untreated surfaces. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Thursday January 7 (Evening):

Some clear spells developing at first, before another band of rain, sleet and snow moves southwards later. Slight accumulations likely. Feeling bitterly cold in the wind. Minimum temperature -3 °C.

Friday January 8:

Feeling bitterly cold with occasional wintry showers though becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon, with lighter winds. Showers becoming confined to coasts during the evening, turning icy in places. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Saturday 9 to Monday 11:

Sharp frost and hazy sunshine on Saturday, cloudier later. Rather cloudy but largely dry and less cold on Sunday. Windy with outbreaks of rain Monday, especially over the western hills.