BBC Weather: Snow forecast for Bristol area as temperatures drop

The first snow of the season could fall in and around Bristol within a week, according to the latest BBC forecast.

It predicts light snow showers for the city next Thursday (November 25) from 9 p.m. to midnight. And there could be sleet a day earlier around Bristol Airport on Wednesday, November 24 from 10 p.m. for an hour.

The snow forecast comes as nighttime temperatures are expected to drop to just above zero next Wednesday and Thursday.

Read more: Met Office Snow Update Suggests It May Come Sooner Than Expected

Ahead of the potential for snow, Bristol can expect dry and stable weather this Thursday (November 18) and through Friday, Saturday and Sunday. But temperatures are expected to drop from a high of around 13 ° C today to 8 ° C by Sunday.

Early next week, according to the BBC, will see sunny intervals and dry conditions in Bristol and the surrounding area. But the mercury will drop to highs of 8C Tuesday to 6C Wednesday and 4C Thursday.

Expect more rain from Sunday November 28 through the first day of December.

The BBC predicts “heavy snow showers” for parts of the Cotswolds next Wednesday.

The Met Office, in its long-term forecast for the UK, also forecast snow in the north of the country, mainly on the heights but also at lower levels, during the period from Monday 22 November to Wednesday 1 December.

He adds: “Further south it is likely that the weather will stay a bit drier with less showers, but there is even a slight chance of wintry weather here.”

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