Amber snow warning issued for Hertfordshire today and tomorrow

Snow in Potters Bar earlier this month. Picture: Danny Loo

Snow in Potters Bar earlier this month. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

An amber snow warning has been issued for Hertfordshire later today and tomorrow – with motorists advised to travel only if necessary.

Heavier snow and strong winds are expected, with some areas set to receive up to 10cm (3.9in) of snow and 30-to-40mph gusts of winds – causing travel disruption and extended journey times.

Highways England has issued the snow warning this afternoon.

A police spokesman said: “Road users are advised to take extra care and avoid, if at all possible, travelling during the severe weather alert.”

To find out more call Highways England on 0300 123 5000 or see highways.gov.uk/traffic.

For advice about driving in winter conditions see highways.gov.uk/winter.


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