Storm Arwen is due to hit the UK in the coming days and will bring strong winds, rain, colder temperatures and even some snow.

Essex is one of the few parts of the country where a weather warning is not currently in place.

However, temperatures are due to hit freezing or below freezing, and there is an outside chance that showers could turn wintry.

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Here is the forecast for south Essex for the next three days:


Showers are expected tomorrow morning, along with periods of sunshine and cloud.

The rain is likely to be heaviest around 11am but a drier afternoon is expected, with any sunshine likely to give way to cloud from 3pm.

Temperatures will reach a high of 7c but the Met Office says this will feel more like 3/4c.

A dry but cloudy evening is forecast, with temperatures dropping to 3c.


The biggest chance of south Essex seeing snow is in the morning on Saturday, when the Met Office says there is a 50 per cent chance of showers.

The BBC’s forecast suggests a mix of rain, sleet and snow showers are expected between 8am and midday.

Temperatures will get no higher than 3c and the rest of the day is likely to be cloudy but dry.

WXcharts suggests snowfall could hit parts of Essex on Saturday morning, though not all areas will see a wintry shower and will be hit by rain instead.

Echo: WXchart's weather chart for Saturday morning showing snow (purple) could hit EssexWXchart's weather chart for Saturday morning showing snow (purple) could hit Essex


A bright and sunny day is expected on Sunday, with very little chance of rain or snow.

Temperatures will reach 5c but will feel more like -2c according to the Met Office.

Temperatures will plummet to freezing overnight on Sunday.