No Joke Snow In The Forecast

Latest Forecast: Rain And Snow Starts Wednesday Afternoon

Winds stay out of the south from 8-13 miles per hour for most of the night with gusts as high as 20, as lows bottom out in the low 40s by morning.

"Through the evening and overnight the continuation of that easing rain and that means in eastern areas, although we have the clouds, it won't be that cold, but in other areas, it will be".

The low will be around 23. Southwest wind around 10 miles per hour.

Scattered showers will be a good bet for Easter Sunday, especially in the morning.

Flood alerts have been issued for the south Cornwall coast across Sunday evening's high tides.

A second round could begin Friday afternoon, with a heavy snowfall expected to bring 4 to 8 inches of accumulated snow in eastern North Dakota.

The Easter weekend is expected to be one of the busiest in years for travellers, with millions of Britons heading overseas as snow is forecast in parts of the country.

The next chance for wet weather is Monday.

Wednesday, the high will be near 53, the weather service said, with partly sunny skies.

Temperatures are also going to plummet Friday afternoon with the passage of the cold front and overnight lows will drop in the single digits and teens.

Temperatures for the weekend are expected to be in the upper teens on Saturday, and Sunday's high is forecast to reach the mid- to low 20s. South of St. Louis expect less than 1 inch of snow.

Engineering works on various train lines won't help the stress induced by attempting to make the most of the four-day weekend. The models are even showing accumulations for Sunday night. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

"Force 6, east north easterly winds and offshore wave heights of 2.4m are forecast to cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal areas". Temperatures will be five degrees Celsius.

"We've got that easterly wind dragging that moisture around our area of low-pressure so by enlarging it's just a cloudy old damp picture". The low will be around 29 degrees.

No repeat of the Beast from the East's Arctic conditions and travel chaos seen at the beginning of month is expected - despite warnings earlier this week.