Early warnings of severe or extreme weather
These are issued when the Met Office has 60% or greater confidence that severe weather is expected in the next few days.
Risk of disruption Warning Valid from Valid to
UK regions:60% East of England
60% South West England
60% London & South East England
60% East Midlands
Heavy Snow 0200 Fri 6 1500 Fri 6
There is a high risk of a severe weather event affecting parts of southern and eastern England on Friday. Periods of snow will be heavy at times and will give accumulations of 5 to 10 cm over large areas and locally 15 to 20 cm over high ground. This is likely to cause disruption to travel.
Issued at: 1141 Thu 5 Feb
Advisory of severe or extreme weather
These advisories are issued by 1300 daily as routine, though they may be updated at other times if required. They indicate confidence of expected severe or extreme weather. Early warnings and Flash Warnings supersede advisories when confidence levels are 60% or greater.
Risk of disruption Warning Valid
UK regions: East of England
South West England
London & South East England
Heavy Snow Fri 6 Feb
There is a moderate risk of a severe weather event affecting parts of southern and eastern England and southeastern Wales. Periods of snow may give accumulations of 2 to 5 cm over large areas and up to 10 cm over high ground.