Bristol Weather Forecast: Met Office issues yellow weather warning for fog and temperatures set to plummet to -2°C

A breakdown of the chilly weather updates, and warnings from the Met Office for Bristol

Bristol is forecast to experience freezing temperatures tonight, however, the weekend ahead is looking better than expected.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning that cover Bristol.

The warning is from today at 5pm until Friday 14 January 11am.

The Met Office has said that the Fog will cause some disruption, and asks the public to take care when travelling: “Fog patches will form during the evening and then become more widespread overnight - perhaps leading to some travel disruption”

The Met Office has advised on what the general public can expect from the upcoming weather:

Slower journey times with delays to bus and train services possible. As well as a chance of delays and cancellations to flights.

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Met Office weather warning map

Tonight

Patches of fog will develop going into this evening, and will become more widespread as we enter the early hours of Friday.

There will be some dense and freezing fog in eastern areas. The dry weather will leave room for frost to develop.

Temperatures will hit lows of -2°C.

Friday

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Friday will have a cold and foggy start. The fog will be stubborn to clear at first but lift throughout the day, leaving space for some good spells of sunshine.

Temperatures are expected to hit highs of 9°C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday

Saturday will be cloudy with the odd drizzle across most areas. Winds are expected to gently pick up on Sunday, accompanied by cloudy skies and potential showers.

Monday is forecast to be dry and bright.

UK long range weather forecast

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(Monday 17 - Wednesday 26 January)

Temperatures for this period are expected to be average for this time of year, slightly colder in the northern areas of the country.

Most of the unsettled weather will hit north eastern areas, with the south experiencing dry weather with light winds and clear skies.

Low pressure could move eastwards later in this period bringing strong winds and wintry showers to windward coasts.

Temperatures are most likely to stay normal for southern areas with the possibility of short colder spells.