Weather forecast: Yellow Alert for snow and ice

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of snow and ice for the East Midlands Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire valid to 12 noon today.

This morning surfaces will remain cold, especially over higher ground and where snow is lying, with ice expected to become the main hazard.

Today will have a cold, cloudy start with patchy mist and fog that will clear slowly during the morning. Any wintry flurries will slowly die out, otherwise dry. Some bright spells are likely in east later. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 3C.

Tonight it will be dry with clear spells, and broken cloud. A frost will form widely with mist and freezing fog patches. Mainly light winds. Minimum Temperature -5C.

Friday will have a cold, frosty start. Dry with bright or sunny spells, especially in east, but cloud will increase later. A brisk southwesterly wind will develop. Rain during evening and overnight. Maximum Temperature 3C.