Please see message below from Met Office Advisor on the possibility of snow from Monday afternoon onwards:

Firstly, although cold now, it is going to turn even colder next week, and could turn out to be the coldest spell we have had for a number of years. Temperatures will remain below or around freezing on some days with severe frosts overnight, with temperatures as low as minus 7 or 8 Celsius, especially over hills and moors. Plus there will be marked and significant wind chill all the time outside in the bitter, raw, Siberian wind blowing in from the east. There is now a Level 3 – Cold Weather Action in force for SW England with a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow between 0900 on Friday 23 Feb and 0800 on Thursday 01 Mar. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable people and disrupt the delivery of services. Plus, please be aware that this extreme cold and significant wind chill could have impacts on homeless people and agriculture, especially for those farmers involved in lambing.

Secondly, essentially dry this weekend, but a possibility of snow from Monday. For Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, currently just a few snowflakes are forecast to be blowing in the wind, but towards the end of next week – at this stage – there is signal of a very low risk of more significant snow. It must be emphasised though, that currently there is a lot of uncertainty wrapped around this signal and it could change completely.

If the weather does turn as bad as the forcast suggests it might, and you have problems with ice or snow, please contact a Parish Councillor, or our Snow Warden, Bill Grahamslaw: 531489

Ben Johnson
Frogmore and Sherford Parish Council