North Staffordshire could see more snow in next few days

Today (13th January 2021) – We will see a band of rain, occasionally heavy, it will move northeast through the region. Should begin clearing by mid-afternoon, with most seeing dry but cloudy conditions towards sunset. A cold day in the northeast but mild in the south and west. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Tonight (13th January 2021) – The evening will start dry for most, but more rain, often heavy, will come from the north, lasting the night. The southwest likely to miss the worst of it. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Thursday (14th January 2021) – A mild start in the southwest but soon turning cold. Rain continues for much of the day, perhaps turning to sleet and wet snow for a time. Dry by evening. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

If the snow does arrive forecasters warn of travel disruptions and say that untreated pavements or cycle paths may be dangerous. Power cuts may also occur, while other services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected.

The Met Office’s long-range forecast predicts “significant snowfall on the boundary between milder and colder air masses” as we go into February.

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