Ice warning from Met Office

By a County Press reporter

Thursday, January 9, 2014


AN ice warning for the Isle of Wight has been issued by the Met Office.

The 'be aware' warning is in force from 00.05 to 09.00 tomorrow (Friday).

The Met Office said: "Surface temperatures will fall to around, or just below freezing late on Thursday night into Friday morning across parts of England and Wales. 

"With a lot of standing water present in many areas from the recent wet weather and flooding icy stretches are expected to form, particularly on untreated surfaces."


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by Terry Dalley

10th January 2014, at 06:34:02

Its winter and its January what do you expect a heat wave .

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by Russell Palin

9th January 2014, at 18:05:19

They have a program and sensors that do just that.
Instinct is not encouraged at work any more, sadly I found this out in my line of work...Trees and wood....It is the same all over though no matter what line of work. Age and experience mean squat diddly....
If their book says grit they will grit.

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by Colin Russell

9th January 2014, at 17:58:12

Tell the Council to get the gritters ready

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by Russell Palin

9th January 2014, at 17:16:05

The weather is now changing to a more seasonal and placid , but cold mode, thank God.
Drive carefully folks.

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