|SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (W). Wintry Precipitation (N and W). Ice (Many Areas).|
SUMMARY: Cold and wintry across the N and W, while drier with bright spells and isolated showers further S.
SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure remains dominant to the NE and E towards Scandinavia, maintaining a cold N or NE ly air mass across many parts of the country, as high pressure persists over the Atlantic.
WIND: N or NE moderate or fresh, strong in the W.
WEATHER: Mostly cloudy across the N and W with frequent showers of sleet and snow and with accumulations. Drier further S, though still with a risk of scattered showers at times in between drier and brighter spells, with the best of any sunshine likely across Central areas.
TEMPERATURE: Below average, with a widespread risk of frost and icy patches.
CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: High 90%