Harrogate roads hit by winter snow as cold weather grips the UK amid Yellow Weather Warning
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But sleet quickly turned into persistent snow showers making driving treacherous for many in the Harrogate district.
Although side streets remain bad this afternoon, traffic is still flowing on the main roads where the snow is melting on contact.
As the day turns into evening, snow is forecast to keep falling until 7pm, approximately.
Snow will increasingly be confined to the highest ground, as it turns mainly to rain in Harrogate
North Yorkshire Council's weather cameras are showing snow in Blakey Ridge, Greenhow Hill, Sutton Bank and Hole of Horcum.
The wet weather will continue overnight into the morning in Harrogate with the possibility of it turning briefly to snow at points.
Temperatures will rise from 0 to 1 or 2 degrees in early evening, rising to 3 or 4 degrees by early morning, though winds will exacerbate the cold feel.