Snow in Bristol: the latest forecast
The cold snap in Bristol looks set to stay, with temperatures barely climbing above freezing over the coming days.
A yellow weather warning of both snow and ice is in place until midday today. The snow warning has this morning been downgraded from amber.
Temperatures look set to linger around the 1C mark today, but the Met Office says it could feel as cold as -3C.
Wind gusts of 24mph are forecast in some parts of the city this afternoon.
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The public are advised to take extra care today, and be aware freezing fog patches may add to travel difficulties.
Snow fell thick and fast in many parts of Bristol last night. Flights from Bristol Airport were suspended until 8am today.
According to the airport website a number of flights have this morning been cancelled, including the 06.40 to Leeds-Bradford; the 06.50 to Paris; the 07.00 to Aberdeen and the 10.30 to Brussels.
The 07.00 to Edinburgh has been delayed until 10.30; the 08.15 to Dublin until 10.00, and the 09.40 to Jersey until 10.00.
To find out more, click here.
On its website, Bristol Airport says: "Following heavy snow overnight flights are now operating but may be subject to delays.
"If you are travelling today please contact your airline to check the status of your flight before leaving home."
First Bus in Bristol is operating a largely normal service, but the 311 from Thornbury to Dursley is unable to operate via The Crappen and Manor Road.
The 379 from Bristol to Shepton Mallet has been suspended.
To find out more about First Bus service disruptions, click here.
Looking ahead to Thursday, it is set to be cold and cloudy, and a yellow weather warning of ice is in place between 3am and midday.
Temperatures could feel as low as -5C, the Met Office says.
There are currently no weather warnings in place for Friday, but Bristol is expected to see showers throughout the afternoon.
Temperatures could reach highs of 6C on Saturday.
BBC Points West weatherman Ian Fergusson tweeted he measured 5cm of snow on his car roof in Clifton this morning.
He later said: "As many on Twitter will attest, conditions in many parts of W Country last eve/night were atrocious & dangerous. Amber was wholly justified".
Melting snow could pose a local flood threat in the West Country over the weekend, BBC Points West weatherman Ian Fergusson has warned.
The weatherman tweeted at 9.59am: "By Sat into Sun, we will see spells of heavy rain & v windy weather for all districts. Rapid snow thaw & rain = local flood threat".
Snow is falling in Bristol city centre.
The 15.30 flight from Bristol Airport to Leeds-Bradford has been cancelled. Passengers are advised to contact the airline, Eastern Airways.
The Met Office has removed a yellow weather warning of ice in Bristol.
Earlier today a yellow warning of ice was in place until midday today, alongside a yellow snow warning from midday until midnight.
Now, however, there is only a yellow warning of snow from midday to midnight.
A yellow warning of ice due to come into force tomorrow between 3am and midnight remains.
Light snow is forecast in parts of Bristol from 3pm today.
According to the latest Met Office update, parts of the city could see a light flutter from 3pm until 6pm.
Visibility on the M4 is said to be poor, and a number of Twitter users are reporting snowfall across the city.
Meanwhile a yellow weather warning of rain has been issued for Bristol on Friday.
The warning, which urges the public to be aware of localised flooding of low-lying fields, recreational land and car parks, as well as flooding of a small number of homes and businesses, has been issued between 3am and midnight.
Heavy rain is forecast between 3pm and midnight.
The Met Office predicts wet road surfaces and warns of the possibility of ponding water, especially in known trouble spots.
There may also be local travel disruption, including longer journey times. Motorists are urged to drive according to the conditions encountered.
A yellow weather warning of rain has been issued for Bristol on Sunday as well as Friday.
The warning has been issued between 3am and midnight.
Rain is forecast from Saturday evening through to Sunday night. Heavy showers are expected overnight, due to subside into light rain by around 6am on Sunday.
The Met Office has reissued a yellow weather warning of ice in Bristol today.
The warning, which was in place but removed mid-morning today, has been reissued between 6pm on Wednesday and midday on Thursday.
A yellow warning of snow remains in place until midnight today.
The public are advised to take extra care, as icy stretches are likely.
The number 379 First bus from Bristol to Shepton Mallet is now operating a normal route.
The service had been suspended earlier today.
However, the 311 from Thornbury to Dursley is still unable to operate via The Crappen and Manor Road.