risk of (some inclement weather)

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risk of (some inclement weather)

A significant chance of some kind of unpleasant weather, such as rain, snow, lightning, etc., occurring. I just heard that there's a risk of rain tomorrow. I hope our football game doesn't get canceled. You should never set off on a hike when there's a risk of lightning.
See also: of, risk

risk of rain

 and risk of showers; risk of thunder(-storms)
a chance of precipitation. (Used only in weather forecasting. There is no "risk" of hazard or injury involved.) And for tomorrow, there is a slight risk of showers in the morning. There is a 50 percent risk of rain tonight.
See also: of, rain, risk
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Despite some reports of a risk of snow, there is no indication of a return to the wintry weather that gripped the UK last month.
Inner City Helping Homeless chief Anthony Flynn said: "With the risk of snow and a cold weather warning in place I am appealing to the minister to immediately initiate contingency measures and open as many beds as possible to reduce the risk of death on our streets.
There will be less of a risk of snow on Thursday and Friday."
Chief Met Office Meteorologist Steve Willington, said: "The cold weather will continue to bring a risk of snow showers, icy conditions and widespread overnight frosts during the first part of the week.
And there is a greater risk of snow to all parts of Scotland later this week.
"The week beginning Monday, January 21, there is a stronger signal of it getting colder, that would increase the risk of snow across the UK."
"This would bring an enhanced risk of snow and widespread frost almost anywhere across the UK, but particularly across northern parts.
There is a risk of snow developing with strong southeasterly winds affecting northern UK on Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.
A Met Office statement said: "There is a risk of snow developing with strong southeasterly winds affecting northern UK on Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.
The Met Office has warned northern and central areas for a "risk of snow" ahead of the expected cold spell.
Met Office forecaster Becky Mitchell said: "We really are losing that risk of snow across much of southern England and Wales as temperatures return towards normal for a lot of places.
"The bitter conditions will continue for the remainder of the week and it will remain colder than normal, with the risk of snow as moist frontal systems bump in to the cold air across the UK.
our this snowfall really at "The bitter conditions will continue for the remainder of the week and it will remain colder than normal, with the risk of snow as moist frontal systems bump in to the cold air across the UK."
The risk of snow is diminishing now as well, although there's then a risk of frost.