Liverpool weather: Will it be a dry start to December for our city?

Storm Arwen hit Liverpool last week, but will we be in for any stormy weather this week?

The first week of December looks set to be unsettled across Liverpool, with scattered showers and a chance of sleet and snow forecast for the region in the lead up to the weekend.

Tonight will be icy cold around the city, with temperatures feeling in the region of 0°C through to the early hours of tomorrow morning.

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Thursday is set to be dry and cold, with temperatures reaching a maximum of 5°C although it may feel colder during the morning where there will be long sunny spells.

The dry spells from the day will be replaced with a high chance of rain during the evening.

Friday is set to start off damp but a cloudy yet dry day is in store to end the working week.

Saturday could see temperatures reach 7 or 8°C across Liverpool, although there could be some heavy showers in the afternoon into the evening.

The last day of the week looks set to be dry and bright across the city with little chance of any rain to ruin plans.

What has the Met Office said?

North West England weather forecast

Tonight:

Showers will fade leaving a dry and cold evening with clear skies. After midnight scattered showers will affect parts of the south, these falling as sleet or snow in places. Minimum temperature -1 °C.

Thursday:

Isolated wintry showers in the south first thing on Thursday will swiftly clear to leave a fine, dry and cold day. Cloudier with rain and hill snow in the evening. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Overnight rain and hill snow clear before dawn leaving Friday dry and bright. Further rain Friday evening, then unsettled and very windy on Saturday. Sunshine and isolated showers on Sunday.