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Tuesday

Light Snow

2°C 36°F -1°C 30°F Westerly
Wind Speed 27 km/h 17 mph
Wednesday

Sleet

3°C 37°F 0°C 32°F Westerly
Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph
Thursday

Light Snow

2°C 36°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph
Friday

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph
Saturday

Light Cloud

5°C 41°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 10 km/h 6 mph

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Sunrise 08:40 Sunset 16:31

Last updated 03:05

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 16 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0400 hours0500 hours                      
Weather Conditions Partly Cloudy Light Snow Shower                       
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F                       
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly                       
Wind Direction WNW WNW                       
Humidity 87% 84%                       
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) EE                      
Pressure (Millibars) 995 996                       

Northern Ireland

Forecast Summary

  • Tonight

    This evening will see further heavy snow showers, giving further moderate falls in places. The rest of the night will continue windy with snow showers, occasionally heavy. Strong northwesterly winds.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: County Antrim

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 10:23 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 10:23 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  3. Amber warning of snow

    From:
    2015 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    0800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 20:10 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday night, with longer spells of snow for a time, especially on Tuesday evening. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations, and some vehicles may become stranded, more especially on higher routes. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. Some rural communities seem likely to become cut off. In addition roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.This warning has been updated to include the rest of Northern Ireland.

  4. Amber warning of ice

    From:
    2015 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    0800 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 20:10 Active

    Warning

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday night, with longer spells of snow for a time, especially on Tuesday evening. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations, and some vehicles may become stranded, more especially on higher routes. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. Some rural communities seem likely to become cut off. In addition roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.This warning has been updated to include the rest of Northern Ireland.

  5. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:01

    Warning

    Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent and possibly heavy snow develops in places during Wednesday night. Any persistent snow is most likely to clear east before dawn on Thursday but further snow showers are likely to follow.

    Travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded. Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected.This warning has been updated with the southern boundary extended further south over northern England. Also, northern parts of Northern Ireland have been added to the warning area.

  6. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    2100 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 18 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:39

    Warning

    Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

    In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

  7. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:45

    Warning

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  8. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:45

    Warning

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observed at 02:00, Wednesday 17 January

Partly Cloudy

2°C 36°F

Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph Westerly

Humidity: 91%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 991mb, Rising

Observation station: Portglenone Samos

(Lat: 54.865 | Lon: -6.457)

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