Will it snow again in Edinburgh? Your hour by hour forecast

Winter weather has played havoc for many this morning, and it looks set to continue in the Capital.

Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 12:42 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th January 2018, 12:52 pm
More snow is on the way.

Rush hour strain was added to by the horrific conditions that swept across the Lothians with many commuters and even public transport struggling to cope.

The good news it that if forecasts are to be believe there will be some respite for the Capital that may give gritters and public authorities time to prepare for the next batch of winter weather.

Despite this, more snow is on the way.

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A yellow warning for snow has been issued between 6pm on Wednesday 17th and 09:00 on Thursday 18th, with a yellow snow warning issued for snow and ice from Thursday 18th and Friday 19th from the early hours until 11:55pm.

Snow is not expected in Edinburgh until the early hours of Thursday morning.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow between Wednesday at 6pm lasting until 9am on Thursday morning.

Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent aheavy snow develops across the Lothians. Snow showers are to be expected and travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded.

There have also been warnings that delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel.

Hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh

Wednesday January 17

1pm - Sleet/Snow showers

2pm- 3pm Sunny intervals

4pm-6pm- Cloudy


11pm Cloudy

Thursday Janury 18

12am-2am - Sleet showers

2am-3am- Light snow showers

4am-8am- Cloudy

9am-4pm Sunny intervals

5pm-6pm- Cloudy

7pm-9pm- Light snow shower

9pm-11pm- Cloudy

11pm- Light snow showerrs

Friday January 19

12am-9am Light snow showers

12pm- Sleet showers

3pm- Sunny intervals

6pm- 11pm Cloud


Temperatures are set to remain around 0 degrees for the next two days.