Wind speeds of between 50 and 65km/h and gusts between 90 and 110km/h are also forecast in some places.
Another bout of sleet and snow is expected to fall early on Friday night, but the showers will turn to rain later, which will wash away any accumulated snow in many places.
Looking ahead to the New Year period, Ramsdale added: "Colder and showery weather looks likely for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day will feature wintry showers in the north". Highest temperatures 6 to 10 degrees are expected.
He said: "One of the most frequent calls we might get, apart from if we did have a storm and there were overhead wires that were down and people had no supply, is sometimes when people's main fuse blows".
Wenger: Liverpool thrashing will hurt forever
There's no difference between Ox and Mo - I think Ox would have needed less time than Mo and he was already quick". Oxlade-Chamberlain would join Liverpool four days after the game and Wenger concedes he made mistakes that day.
Floyd Mayweather 'legitimately' in talks with UFC president
During a live social media stream earlier this month, however, Mayweather said he could sign with UFC. "I can come right back". So, for Floyd Mayweather , if I was coming into the sport to do MMA, I would want an opponent like that: a striker.
Giants suspend Eli Apple for Week 17
And now, with one game left in the Giants' roller coaster season, Apple has been shut down by his own team. The New York Giants announced Monday they'd suspended the cornerback for the final game of the 2017 season.
Islanders beat soccer club in Belmont Park shootout
For the Islanders, a new arena at Belmont Park would replace the team's current home, Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The Islanders left Nassau Coliseum in 2015 to play home games at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.