The snow is going past sideways outside, the tops of the big oaks over the road are waving like a Twickenham crowd-the 06.00 forecast below is not good.
This ECA Rally is officially cancelled!
Issued at: 06:00 on Sat 17 Mar 2018 UTC
For coastal areas up to 12 miles offshore
for the period 06:00 on Sat 17 Mar 2018 UTC to 06:00 on Sun 18 Mar 2018 UTC
A very strong and very cold easterly airflow will become established across the British Isles during Saturday, with most places having snow showers.
Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis
Strong winds are forecast
24 hour forecast:
East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
Showers, then snow at times.
Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
Outlook for the following 24 hours:
East or northeast 6 to gale 8.
Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.
Snow at times, then mainly fair.
Good, occasionally very poor at first.