Cold weather set to prevail across much of the British Isles
Wintry weather likely to persist through the weekend and into next week
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Cold start with frost and icy patches possible. Some wintry flurries possible across parts of east and south-east England, especially during the morning, but otherwise emphasis is on a lot of dry weather with some sunny spells. Highs 2C to 5C.
A cold start with frost and icy patches again possible. Mainly dry through most of the morning across England and Wales with some sunshine, but with then rain, sleet and some snow developing across Scotland and Ireland before moving south and east through the day. Highs 1C to 4C.
Cold or perhaps very cold with frost and icy patches first thing. Uncertainties over the details but some patchy rain, sleet and snow possible through central, southern and eastern areas, while further rain, sleet and snow may return to northern and western areas later. Highs 0C to 4C.
Uncertainties over the details, but showery in the north, likely wintry especially on hills, England and Wales often dry with some bright or sunny spells but with overnight frost and ice for many areas. Highs 1C to 5C.
Another likely cold and frosty, locally icy start to the day with plenty of dry and bright, if not sunny weather across England and Wales. Potentially becoming more unsettled from the west as the day progresses with rain, sleet and snow developing. Windy as well with fresh or strong W or SW'ly winds Highs 1C to 5C
High uncertainty, but a likely cold W or NW'ly wind will dominate, this fresh or strong in the north and west and bringing frequent wintry showers to northern and western areas, perhaps a risk of some significant snowfall in some northern areas, drier and brighter further south and east. Widespread frost and ice risk continues. Highs 2C to 6C.