Many parts are seeing their first snowfall of the season this morning, but what about next week and the run up to Christmas? Can we expect this colder, snowier weather to continue?

Unfortunately not, the models have been toying with the idea of building an Azores High and extending it Northwards across the United Kingdom, this is likely to bring in much milder West-South-Westerly winds, parts of Scotland and Northern England could remain generally cool and showery, with wintry weather across higher ground as we move through next week, but I think a majority of areas are likely to turn milder with temperatures perhaps even into double figures.

As we move into the festive period, there are some tentative signals for some colder weather coming down from the North around New Years Eve/Christmas day, but they are incredibly tentative, I think the most likely outcome is for a generally mild Christmas with the best chance of snowfall being across Higher Ground in the North.