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Snow warning to Saints fans travelling to Newcastle

11:41am Saturday 23rd February 2013

Snow warning to Saints fans travelling to Newcastle

SAINTS fans travelling north today will face tough driving conditions as heavy snow continues to fall.

The Premier League match against Newcastle at St James Park tomorrow lunchtime has seen Saints sell out their allocation of tickets, with many making the journey up today.

They will face significant snow showers throughout this morning and most of the afternoon, with the Met Office issuing yellow snow warnings for the area around the stadium.

These will gradually ease and it will become drier into this evening.

Those making the early morning trip north tomorrow morning will face much drier conditions, but after a cold night there will be widespread frost and icy conditions, with the odd wintery showers.

There are currently major delays on the A1, which had earlier been closed between junctions 44 and 45, causing three-mile tailbacks.

It has now been reopened but motorists are still facing long queues.

Comments(12)

Comments(12)

scprof says...
11:55am Sat 23 Feb 13

There is already a few inches that has fallen and it continues to snow. Hopefully I can make the 5 miles to the match.

manimaul says...
11:56am Sat 23 Feb 13

Yellow snow warnings for the area around the stadium? Won't be eating that stuff then.

RedArmy1 says...
12:50pm Sat 23 Feb 13

REMEMBER BIRMINGHAM AWAY last season.....

That was ONE of the BEST SUPPORTED AWAY GAMES IN THE SNOW.

WE ARE SOUTHAMPTON.

WE FIGHT ON ALL FRONTS - THE PREMIERSHIP - FOR EUROPE (Fair Play League) ....

WE GO TO NEWCASTLE TO WIN.

RED ARMY 2013.

STRIKE-FIGHT-WIN.
FLY-FIGHT-WIN
RED ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMY.

Strasbourg Saint says...
12:59pm Sat 23 Feb 13

Fine in Ripon right now. Just a slight flurry this morning, but we expect a fair bit more on this afternoon's journey north.

florida saint says...
1:11pm Sat 23 Feb 13

ah snow forgot what that was like... come on saints you can win in geordie land... u t s

ghk230473 says...
1:48pm Sat 23 Feb 13

Currently in Sunderland, it has been heavy but roads are quite clear.

Rising_Son says...
3:31pm Sat 23 Feb 13

It's not snowing in Newcastle now, but there is a quite a covering of snow and slush on the streets.

Rising_Son says...
3:32pm Sat 23 Feb 13

It's not snowing in Newcastle now, but there is a quite a covering of snow and slush on the streets.

Strasbourg Saint says...
4:55pm Sat 23 Feb 13

Rising_Son wrote:
It's not snowing in Newcastle now, but there is a quite a covering of snow and slush on the streets.
Safely arrived at Travelodge, about to head into town. Should be there around 5.30-45. We'll see you soon in the foyer of the Indigo.

Scarborosaint says...
7:15pm Sat 23 Feb 13

scprof wrote:
There is already a few inches that has fallen and it continues to snow. Hopefully I can make the 5 miles to the match.
Travelling from Scarborough is hospital best place to park mate

scprof says...
10:38pm Sat 23 Feb 13

Scarborosaint wrote:
scprof wrote:
There is already a few inches that has fallen and it continues to snow. Hopefully I can make the 5 miles to the match.
Travelling from Scarborough is hospital best place to park mate
I normally park at Dean St multi storey which is just off the Tyne Bridge and then about a 10 min walk through town.

Dead easy to then get back out and no issues with traffic

saintbobby says...
10:19am Sun 24 Feb 13

I will be thinking of you all making your way through the snow. You are very brave and, of course, hope you get the reward of 3 points.

After yesterday's results these would be very welcome.

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