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Snow on the way to Shropshire - but will it be as bad as 2013?

By Nathan Rowden | Editor's Picks | Published:

Snow is looking very likely this weekend - but will we get the white stuff as bad as we did back in 2013?

Snow covered cars in Broseley

Shropshire and Mid Wales were battered by blizzards in March 2013 bringing roads to a standstill, knocking off power, and forcing schools to close.

Gallery of snow pictures from March 2013

Over the weekend of March 22 and 23 there was upwards of eight inches of snow - despite it being spring time.

The snow we are expecting this weekend is of course more seasonal, but could it cause as much disruption?

The Met Office is predicting that on Friday we could be expecting anything between 15 centimetres of snow.

Will this spell be one to go down in the memory?

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Scroll through the Shropshire Star's front pages on the weekend of March 2013

Nathan Rowden

By Nathan Rowden
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Digital journalist based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Interested in breaking news and social media.

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