When will it snow in Edinburgh? Hour by hour guide until Sunday

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THE Capital is facing a barrage of heavy snow to hit over the next few days.

READ MORE: Edinburgh faces three days of snow and transport disruption

Snow near Penicuik

Snow near Penicuik

The weather system, nicknamed the ‘Beast from the East’ has hit the Lothians today - with more snow forecast by the Met Office until the weekend.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Edinburgh today, which will be upgraded to amber on Wednesday and Thursday and back to yellow on Friday and Saturday.

READ MORE: Scotland’s weather: Warning for elderly as ‘Beast from the East’ hits

Hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh

Heavy snow is set to fall across Scotland. Picture; PA

Heavy snow is set to fall across Scotland. Picture; PA

Tuesday February 27

3pm-5pm Heavy Snow

5pm-7pm Light Snow

7pm-9pm Light Snow Shower

9pm-12am Heavy Snow Shower

Wednesday February 28

12am-1pm Heavy Snow Showers

1pm-3pm Heavy Snow

3pm-4pm Light Snow

4pm-5pm Heavy Snow

5pm-8pm Light Snow Showers

8pm-12am Heavy Snow

Thursday March 1

12am-3am Heavy Snow

3am-9am Light Snow

9am-12pm Heavy Snow Showers

12pm-12am Light Snow

Friday March 2

Light Snow

Saturday March 3

12am-3pm Light Snow

3pm-12am Cloudy

Sunday March 4

12am-3am Light Snow

3am-12pm Cloudy

12pm-6pm Light Snow

6pm-12am Cloudy

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