Weather update: Met Office warning of snow for Leicester and Leicestershire
The Met Office has issued an amber warning of snow for Leicester and Leicestershire.
The warning, which means be prepared for possible disruption, has been issued for later today.
After a dry morning, snow is forecast to spread east across the county later this afternoon, with some heavy outbreaks. Daytime temperatures are set to reach a maximum of 1C.
Snow will continue in the night but turn to rain or sleet and clear later. But it will remain icy with minimum temperatures of -2C.
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Saturday will be mostly dry with isolated showers. It will continue to be cold, although temperatures will be higher than in the past few days with a maximum temperature of 5C.
See the latest five-day weather report at: www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/weather.
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