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Amber Alert for Snow

The Met Office have issued an Amber Alert for snow from 0400 – 1800 on Friday 18 January 2013 throughout the UK. An area of snow looks increasingly likely to spread from the southwest. Winds will strengthen and blizzard conditions are likely, especially over high ground. Accumulations of more than 10-15 cm of snow could well occur quite widely, with the risk of 25 cm or more over high ground.

Clearly there is the potential for some severe disruption, and the public are advised to watch for updates to this warning and to be prepared to alter travel plans.

For further information and advice visit the Met Office

Check weather forecasts and take appropriate precautions.

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