Major Snow / Duvet Day

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WOUK77 EGRR 012020
NATIONAL SEVERE WEATHER WARNING SERVICE

FLASH WARNING OF
- DRIFTING SNOW
- HEAVY SNOW

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
- EAST MIDLANDS (SEVERE)
- EAST OF ENGLAND (SEVERE)
- YORKSHIRE & HUMBER (SEVERE)
- BRACKNELL FOREST (SEVERE)
- BRIGHTON + HOVE (SEVERE)
- BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (SEVERE)
- E SUSSEX (SEVERE)
- GTR LONDON (SEVERE)
- GTR MANCHESTER (SEVERE)
- HAMPSHIRE (SEVERE)
- KENT (SEVERE)
- MEDWAY (SEVERE)
- MILTON KEYNES (SEVERE)
- PORTSMOUTH (SEVERE)
- READING (SEVERE)
- REDCAR + CLEVELAND (SEVERE)
- SLOUGH (SEVERE)
- SOUTHAMPTON (SEVERE)
- SURREY (SEVERE)
- W SUSSEX (SEVERE)
- WINDSOR + MAIDENHEAD (SEVERE)
- WOKINGHAM (SEVERE)

OUTBREAKS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THIS EVENING,
OVERNIGHT AND INTO MONDAY, BRINGING A COVERING OF SNOW TO MOST
PLACES. 5 TO 10CM IS LIKELY IN SOME AREAS WITH PERHAPS 15CM IN
PLACES, ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHERN PENNINES AND ACROSS PARTS OF
SOUTHEAST ENGLAND, INCLUDING LONDON. DRIFTING IS LIKELY OVER HIGH
GROUND IN THE STRONG EAST OR NORTHEASTERLY WINDS. THE PUBLIC ARE
ADVISED TO TAKE EXTRA CARE AND REFER TO THE 'HIGHWAYS AGENCY' FOR
FURTHER ADVICE ON TRAFFIC DISRUPTION ON MOTORWAYS AND TRUNK ROADS.

ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE AT 20:17 ON SUNDAY, 01ST FEBRUARY 2009

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