A potent storm expected after the Christmas holiday

Freezing fog warning with drivers warned of delays

Freezing fog warning with drivers warned of delays

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for the region from 3pm today, Christmas Eve, as thousands are expected to take to the roads. By Tuesday, Dec. 25, the forecast calls for a chance of showers early followed by a partly sunny Christmas day.

There is a small chance of rain on Christmas Day with overcast conditions and highs of 8c in Liverpool. I am confident we'll get snow, just not 100 percent confident we'll have an inch or more.

"It might feel like yet another thing to think about before Christmas but it's a fact that numerous breakdowns we see are avoidable if drivers just do these few checks before they set out". Accumulations aren't expected to be more than generally a few tenths of an inch but it will cover the exposed grass in a few places!

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On Friday, we will start with rain, but then work into a dry slot of the system and be mostly dry for the second half of the day.

Our next major system after the Christmas holiday arrives Thursday and Friday.

Such low temperatures could probably make it the coldest New Year's Day in six years, coming close to the 10.8 degrees reading that was recorded on the first day of 2013, media reports noted. Low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. South wind 7 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.

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But actually, this shouldn't come as a surprise, as weather experts from The University of Reading revealed last year there had only been seven white Christmases in the last 100 years.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.

'White Christmases were more frequent in the 18th and 19th centuries, even more so before the change of calendar in 1752 which effectively brought Christmas day back by 12 days.

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