Met Office updates forecast for snow for the Isle of Wight next week (Updated)

It’s coming, the Isle of Wight might be turning white on Thursday (not Tues/Wed now) with heavy snow showers predicted by the Met Office.

Snow drift Thorley

At last, what many people have been waiting for …. a weather warning of snow for the Isle of Wight.

The earlier forecasts from the Met Office did not include the Island for snow next week, but they have now been updated and indicate the Isle of Wight can expect snow on Tuesday and Wednesday Thursday next week (The Met updated their forecast today (Sunday)) .


Between 12:00 Thu 1st and 23:55 Thu 1st
There is potential for a spell of heavy snow, accompanied by strong winds, to move slowly north through Thursday afternoon and night. There is a small chance that long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. There is a slight chance that roads may become blocked by deep snow, with stranded vehicles and passengers. There is a small chance that long interruptions to power supplies and other services such as telephones, may occur.

25 Feb 2018 snow forecast

Update: 15:50 25.Feb.2018. Changed info on new Met forecast. Removed Tues & Wed. Added Thursday.

Image: © Rachel Holmes

Saturday, 24th February, 2018 10:42am



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So what happens to fulll council weds evening and budget if councillors can’t get there ?