Weather alert: Chilly weekend in store in Sheffield as cold snap bites
A chilly weekend is forecast in Sheffield as a cold snap arrives following the mild weather so far this winter '“ with the prospect of snow to come.
It will be cold and largely cloudy today, the Met Office says,Â with a few spots of light rain over the hills and a few bright or sunny spells inÂ although these will tend to be brief. Saturday's maximum temperature will be 6 Â°C.
Tonight it will remain cold andÂ mostly cloudy, but a few breaks are expected, leading to local frosts. The cloud is to thickenÂ later, with a few outbreaks of light rain possible. Tonight's minimum temperature will be -2 Â°C.
Then, on Sunday, the weather will generally be cloudyÂ but a few clear spells during the evening, leading to patches ofÂ frost. Temperatures will reachÂ 10 Â°C.
Next week, rain will push south on Monday and it will be increasingly windy on Tuesday, with coastal gales and showers, wintry over hills. The winds will easeÂ on Wednesday. It will feel cold, with snow showers likely overnight.