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WEATHER: Yellow Warning For Snow Issued Across Parts Of Ayrshire From Wednesday

There is a chance of a period of heavy snow across this region; should it occur it is likely to cause significant travel disruption.

An area of rain pushing north-eastwards is expected to increasingly fall as snow, at least for a time, as it encounters colder air across Scotland and parts of northern England.

Heavier snowfall is more likely above 150 m, where 5-15 cm of snow may accumulate, and possibly as much as 30 cm of snow in a few locations.

At lower levels 2 - 5 cm may accumulate but there remains a possibility that milder air makes more inroads, with the snow turning back to rain more widely, in this case snowfall would largely be restricted to the highest ground.

A brief period of freezing rain, which would bring areas of ice, is possible in the western, especially south-western, part of the warning area on Wednesday morning.

Valid 05:00AM Wednesday until 9PM Thursday

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