Forecasters call for snow leading into Christmas weekend

2017 white christmas Dreaming Of A White Christmas? Here Are The Odds

However forecasters say Tayside is more likely to get a downpour of rain than a flurry of snow.

"There is the risk of a possible brief cold spell around Christmas Day, although some forecasts indicate it will stay mild in the south".

RAIN and wind, and maybe a storm, could hit the country over the festive weekend, dashing all hopes of a white Christmas. "At this time, locations south of the Iron Range in Minnesota and all of northwest Wisconsin, will see the most snow".

But then colder air will be trying to move in on Christmas day or the day after, Evanego said.

The latest weather forecast maps suggest several areas of the United Kingdom should prepare to enjoy a snowy Christmas day and Boxing Day. Below is what the model shows for temperatures in the afternoon on Christmas eve.

It's been a while since we had a white Christmas in Boston.

2017 white christmas stats Dreaming Of A White Christmas? Here Are The Odds
Forecasters call for snow leading into Christmas weekend

While strong winds are forecast in Scotland this week, elsewhere in the country balmier temperatures are expected in the run-up to Christmas, with an "exceptional" 16C on Tuesday or Wednesday, Mr Gaze said. If you want to know where to go to have the best odds, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has an interactive map that guides you through the climatological chances individual towns have of having a white Christmas.

By contrast, the mountain resort of Davos, at 1,600m, has a white Christmas almost all the time. Expect plenty of clouds Saturday and Sunday with some occasional rain, although both days are not likely to be washouts at this point.

The graphics below automatically update with the latest forecasts.

Latest models suggest December 25 could be rather chilly and showery in addition to the growing chances of snow.

Christmas Day will also be dry and cold the highs bouncing back a bit to the middle 20s.

The Weather Channel's app predicts a 40 percent chance of "rain/snow showers" on Monday - Christmas Day - in the Jackson area, with a high of 43 and a low of 26. A storm on December 16 and 17, 2016 brought four inches of snow to Owatonna, followed by a cold snap with temperatures as cold as 24 below zero in the days following.

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