A yellow “be aware” warning for snow has been issued for Warrington from Tuesday, with much of the UK expected to be hit during the week ahead with temperatures set to plummet.
The Met Office say there will be a frosty start to the week tomorrow Monday, then an even colder days ahead with brisk easterly winds, combined with sunshine and scattered snow showers as the UK looks set to be hit with a cold blast of air known as “The Beast of the East” from Russia.
The outlook for Tuesday to Thursday for Warrington includes the chance of snow showers, some heavy as the country prepares for its coldest February in five years.
Snow showers across the country are likely to be more frequent, widespread and heavier through the week, with significant snow accumulations away from coasts. It will be yery cold, up to -15c (5F) with significant wind chill.
The icy conditions are predicted to last until the middle of March.
There are fears the snow will impact on travel conditions in parts of the country with some rural areas being cut off.