Bristol snow: the latest weather forecast
More snow could be on the way for Bristol today.
Much of Bristol woke up to a thin dusting of the white stuff this morning, and forecasters say we should expect rain, sleet and maybe a bit more snow as the day goes on.
The maximum temperature today will be about 5C.
Tonight any rain and sleet will turn to snow, with temperatures sinking to zero.
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The Met Office forecasts light snow from around 6pm until the early hours of Wednesday. There is a 60 per cent chance of precipitation - that it, sleet, rain or snow - this evening, the Met Office says.
Temperatures will drop to around 1C, but the Met Office says it could feel much colder - as low as -4C. This may in part be because of 24mph wind gusts.
Then tomorrow expect another cold and largely cloudy day with further outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow across many parts.
It will be largely dry and bright on Thursday, although a few wintry showers are possible.
It will be mainly dry again on Friday, although rain and strong winds will arrive later.
Yellow warnings of ice and snow are still in place.
There are some delays on bus routes in Bristol this morning - check the First Bus website for the latest information.
There are reports of heavy, slow-moving traffic on the A420 into Bristol this morning due to icy conditions.
Bristol Airport is open and the majority of flights are operating as normal.
However, because adverse weather across the UK and Europe could still cause disruption in some cases, passengers are advised to contact their airline to confirm the status of their flight before travelling to the Airport.
Passengers are also advised to allow additional journey time to the airport.
Heavy snow is forecast in Clifton and Stoke Bishop tonight. The Met Office predicts light snow from around 6pm, which could develop into heavy snow by 9pm.
The snow in both areas could subside at around midnight, and continue to fall gently until around 6am on Wednesday. Sleet is predicted from around 6am until 9am.
There is an 80 per cent chance of precipitation in both areas tonight.
Meanwhile a flurry of light snow is forecast in Clifton, Stoke Bishop and many others parts of Bristol tomorrow afternoon, from around midday until 3pm.
The Met Office has upgraded the weather warning for snow in Bristol to amber.
The warning, which urges the public to "be prepared", has been issued from 3pm today until midday tomorrow.
Some 10 cm of snow could fall amber warning areas, the Met Office says. This could be locally heavy and fall in a short period of time, perhaps just a few hours.
The yellow warning of ice in Bristol remains in place until lunchtime tomorrow.
Light snow is forecast from 3pm today in various parts of Bristol.
According to the Met Office website, a flurry will fall until mid-morning on Wednesday.
An amber weather warning of snow is in place from 3pm today until midday tomorrow, and the yellow warning of ice already in place remains until midday tomorrow.
While light snow may be seen in some parts of Bristol this afternoon, in others the white stuff isn't forecast until this evening.
Some parts of Bristol will see bouts of heavy snow followed by sleet.
Some parts of Bristol will see snow tomorrow night, the Met Office has said.
After a snowy Tuesday night, yet more of the white stuff is forecast on Wednesday night. According to the latest Met Office forecast, light snow will fall at around 6pm on Wednesday, and continue for a couple of hours.
It may fall again in the early hours of Thursday, according to the forecast.
Snow has started falling in Longwell Green; Brislington; Withywood; Clevedon and Congresbury, it is understood.
BBC Points West weatherman Ian Fergusson tweeted: "Temperature profile increasingly conducive to snow in Bristol area & especially by rush-hour/eve as heavier rates likely #Bristolsnowwatch".
Darron Burness, the AA’s Head of Special Operations, said the South West was this morning, "hit by a dangerous cocktail of rain, sleet and hail".
He said: "The rain washed away some of the salt on the roads, so the hail then froze, creating treacherous sheet ice and causing a spate of accidents."
Urging caution on the roads, Mr Burness said: "On snow and ice the key is to drive smoothly, avoiding hard acceleration, braking and steering movements.
"Try to stay in the highest gear possible to avoid wheel spin. If your car skids, only hit the brakes if you have anti-lock brakes.
"If you don’t have anti-lock brakes, try to regain control by lifting off the pedals and depressing the clutch to help the wheels regain traction.
"It’s easier said than done, so keep your speed down and try to keep plenty of space around you at all times.
“If you’re on a hill, try to avoid having to stop part way up by waiting till it’s clear of other cars or by leaving plenty of room to the car in front.
"Keep a constant speed and choose the most suitable gear well in advance to avoid having to change down on the hill.
"Likewise, if you’re going downhill, reduce your speed before the hill, use a low gear and try to avoid using the brakes.
“Wherever you’re travelling this week, stick to the gritted main roads where possible and keep tuned to local radio for the traffic and weather reports.”
It is now snowing in Clifton, BBC Points West weatherman Ian Fergusson reports.
The weatherman also warns of a strong likelihood of worsening conditions into this evening.
Meanwhile a yellow weather warning of ice has been issued for Bristol on Thursday.
The warning, which urges the public to "be aware", has been issued between 3am and midday. During this time temperatures will plummet to -1C, but the Met Office warns it could feel as cold as -5.
Light snow could fall in Bristol continuously until tomorrow evening, the Met Office has said.
In its latest forecast, the Met Office has predicted light snow from 3pm today until past 6pm tomorrow in some parts of Bristol. A heavy bout of snow may fall between 6pm and 9pm tonight.
The snow is expected to subside tomorrow between 9pm and midnight, but fall again in the early hours of Thursday.
Temperatures will linger around the 1C mark tomorrow, but it could feel as cold as -4C.
Snow is falling thick and fast in parts of Bristol tonight, including Clifton and the city centre.