Up to two inches of snow fell in County Durham and the Yorkshire Dales were also hit.
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Has YOUR dwelling been blanketed with snow?. Winds will stay light in most areas but it will become windy in the southwest and south with westerly gales possibly along the coast later.
Temperatures will plunge to below zero in some areas on Saturday and Sunday night, with the cold conditions set to prevail until the middle of next week, when the weather is forecast to become milder and more unsettled. North Yorkshire Police said the A170 at Sutton Bank, Thirsk, was closed overnight and reported problems on the A59 Harrogate to Skipton road in the Yorkshire Dales.
Additional south, police warned of snowy situations on the M62 at its highest level between Better Manchester and West Yorkshire.
A Status Yellow snow and ice warning is in place for six counties this morning.
Rain hit western areas yesterday, with the sun in the East.
Mr Field mentioned the showers are anticipated to die off in a single day and Monday needs to be a drier day.
On Wednesday a freshening southeast wind will bring rain in to the southwest by lunchtime, becoming widespread and heavy quickly through the day.
It is expected to be windy but with dry and brighter weather conditions and the day should include sunny intervals with a moderate breeze throughout.