FORECAST: Yellow weather warning issued as snow expected in Stevenage, North Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire today

Heavy snow is expected across Stevenage, North Herts and Central Beds today, with the Met Office iss

Heavy snow is expected across Stevenage, North Herts and Central Beds today, with the Met Office issuing a yellow warning. Picture: @hellodaveshaw's snowy Letchworth scene. - Credit: Archant

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire today, with rain expected to turn into snow in the late afternoon and early evening.

It is the lowest level of warning that the Met Office issues, but heavy snow is likely to fall in the late afternoon and early evening – with icy conditions to follow.

According to the Met Office, rain and then snow is expected in Stevenage at 5pm and could continue to fall until 8pm.

It is a similar story in Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Biggleswade, Sandy and Potton – with snow due from 5pm until 7pm in all these towns.

Temperatures are expected to stay around freezing overnight, with more snow forecast across the area between 7am and 8am tomorrow morning.


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Motorists are being urged to take extra care when travelling, and to avoid doing so in rush hour if possible.

If you’re planning to embrace the snow then send us your pictures snowy scenes or you having fun to news@thecomet.net, tweet us @thecomet24 or tag us on Facebook @TheCometNewspaper.

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