Birmingham Met Office weather forecast as first snowfall hits the region

Here's the full Met Office forecast for Birmingham as the first snowfall hits the region
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A yellow weather warning was in place across the West Midlands on Sunday (December 3) as snowfall hit parts of the region for the first time this winter.

Snow hit Birmingham overnight with residents waking up to a thin layer on Sunday morning. A weather warning for snow and ice remained in place until midday on Sunday although no snow is forecast to fall in Birmingham on Sunday - instead the city saw heavy rainfall throughout the day.

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The Met Office said a change to less cold conditions is now expected for the rest of the week with Birmingham unlikely to see more snow, just yet. However flooding could be an issue in some parts of the West Midlands. See the full Met Office forecast for the West Midlands below:

Today (December 4):

A wet day with rain at times, this probably heaviest in the south of the region, where localised flooding is possible. Some snow is likely over the Peak District and Shropshire hills. Feeling cold with icy patches possible, and breezy. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

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Staying damp this evening and overnight with further periods of rain and drizzle, perhaps still falling as snow over some hills. Turning icy and quite foggy over higher ground. Cold. Minimum temperature 0 °C.


A showery start to the day, but turning drier albeit staying mainly cloudy. Turning a bit brighter during the afternoon with sunny intervals developing. Winds easing, but feeling quite cold. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Frost and patchy freezing fog clearing on Wednesday, then generally bright. Rain is likely by the evening, possibly preceded by hill snow. Milder, wetter and windier to end the week.

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