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Will it be a Snow-vember in Kent?

Snow covers the beach
Snow covers the beach

Kent is braced for heavy snow this weekend after the Met Office issued a severe weather warning.

Forecasters said today people in the county should "be aware" of the possibility of snow on Sunday.

Even the Isle of Sheppey's very own weather oracle has forecast a covering of snow by the weekend.

Darren Prescott, who monitors the weather from his home in Bay View, was right about the new snowfall
Darren Prescott, who monitors the weather from his home in Bay View, was right about the new snowfall

Darren Prescott monitors the weather from a station at his home in Bay View and says the outlook for the next few days is a wintry one.

He predicted it would start feeling colder tomorrow afternoon and there will be sleety showers.

Darren's weather report also said there will be snow flurries on and off on Friday a covering of snow is likely by Saturday.

But don't worry - if the worst should happen and there's a repeat of last year's downfall KentOnline is well prepared to help out.

We've re-launched our winter Kent School Closures mini-site to keep parents and children up to date on whether their school are open or not.

If there's heavy snow at any point, it'll be updated directly by schools as soon as a decision is made to close - meaning it's the first place you should look for up-to-date information.

And of course you'll get all the latest day-to-day news and travel updates on how Kent is coping.

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