The first snow of the season has been forecast for Wiltshire and snowflakes could come as early as this weekend.

As the nights draw in and we brace the wintery weather with hats and scarves, there is only one question on everyone's minds- when will it snow?

According to, we may even see some flakes as early as Friday night.

Whether you're dreading the slippy roads or you can't wait to build your snowman, here's the weather you can expect whatever you have planned this weekend.

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Will there be snow in Wiltshire this weekend?


Friday night will be windy and we can expect a mix of rain and snowy showers.

Temperatures are expected to drop to a low of 1ºC and there's a 50 percent chance of rain.

Looking towards Saturday, says that the winds will continue with gusts expected to reach over 40mph. 

We should see wind and even some snow, especially on Saturday morning. 


Similar to Swindon, we should see some snowy showers from Friday night into Saturday morning.

Both days will be considerably windy with gusts expected to reach over 40mph at some points.

Into Sunday, the weather looks set to brighten up but we recommend that you wrap up warm since temperatures could drop to -2ºC.


Trowbridge might see a few snowflakes on Friday night with the weather expected to be windy with chances of snowy and rainy showers.

The wind will continue into Saturday with gusts expected to reach over 40mph.

But the weather is set to improve by Sunday which looks like it will be partly cloudy with spots of sun.


Like Trowbridge, Salisbury is set to see its first glimpse of snow on Friday night. 

It will also be windy with chances of rain and even snow showers.

But this looks set to change as we move into the weekend with Saturday expected to be mostly dry but windy and cloudy.

Sunday is the better day and looks set to be generally clear with even a chance of a little wintery sunshine.