Northumberland weather forecast: Snow and ice weather warning in place as strong winds forecast to hit the region

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place for Northumberland as region is hit by blustery and chilly conditions on Thursday, March 12.

Wednesday, 11th March 2020, 8:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th March 2020, 8:08 pm
Icy conditions forecast for Northumberland. Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images
Icy conditions forecast for Northumberland. Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

What will the weather be like in Northumberland this morning?

A weather warning is in place for snow and ice in the region. There will be heavy rain and the potential for snow and sleet in the early hours of the morning.

Temperatures will drop to 2C overnight but with wind chill it will feel as cold as -4C.

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It’s set to be sunny in the morning although it will remain blustery with gusts of wind expected to reach 37mph.

What about this afternoon?

Clouds will begin to descent at around 2pm and it will wind speeds will rise to around 51mph at 3pm, according to the Met Office’s forecast.

The temperature will rise to 7C but it won’t feel any warmer than 2C.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Northumberland?

It will remain partly cloudy and blustery into the evening although wind speeds will start to ease off. The temperature will drop to 4C but it will feel as cold as 0C.

What about tomorrow?

Northumberland is expected to be cloudy for most of the day with a high temperature of 6C.

The wind will have calmed compared to Thursday as we head into the weekend.

What is the long-term forecast for the North East?

It’s expected to be a cloudy weekend with highs of 9C.