HEAVY snow forecast for Northampton today and severe weather warnings kick in

The A14 in Northamptonshire in December 2017 when heavy snow hit the county. (Pic: Northants Police)
The A14 in Northamptonshire in December 2017 when heavy snow hit the county. (Pic: Northants Police)

Forecasters are predicting heavy snow will fall in Northampton this afternoon (Tuesday).

A severe weather warning for ice is currently in place across the town up until around midday as temperatures dip to a 'feels like' temperature of around -2C.

This afternoon heavy snow has been forecast between 2 and 6pm.

The Met Office has said there is a 90 per cent the snow will arrive and is set to be heavy.

A second severe weather warning for ice will also be in place from 4pm today until 11am tomorrow (Wednesday).

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Heavy snow is set to fall in Northampton this afternoon (Pic: BBC Weather)

Heavy snow is set to fall in Northampton this afternoon (Pic: BBC Weather)

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