Temperatures fall across Leicestershire as cold snap continues
Temperatures are set to continue to fall below freezing over the weekend across Leicestershire as the cold snap continues.
The Met Office is warning drivers of an increased risk of icy patches due to the recent wet weather, even on roads that have been treated with salt.
Police are also urging drivers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland not to leave their engines running with the car unattended.
Officers said there have already been reports where people have started their cars to defrost windscreens, have gone back to their homes, only to find the vehicle missing on their return.
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Meanwhile, Leicestershire County Council has stocked its grit barns in preparation for the cold snap and has information and advice on how it is tackling wintry weather conditions across the county. See more the council's wintry weather info here
The weekend forecast will see tomorrow being be mostly dry and sunny but breezy and feeling cold with overnight temperatures falling to -2C. Sunday is set to be fine and dry with a maxumum temperature of 2C and overnight low of -3C.
See the latest weather forecast for Leicester and Leicestershire here.