It’s not over yet.
The Met Office has issued a snow warning which covers York, between now and 8pm tonight.
This is what to expect:
And there’s a separate warning of ice between midnight and 11am tomorrow (Saturday, 9 January).
Find out more here.
So it’s a busy time for the gritters…
This is how it’s looking along Fleet Moss, Yorkshire’s highest road up near Hawes. The winds are causing drifts.
They are only about five miles apart, but the scene couldn’t be any more different.
Here is the beautiful snowy vista at Beningbrough Hall posted on Twitter at 9.20am this morning.
And a just a few miles down the road, here is St Paul’s Church in Holgate, taken today by David Dunning:
Here is the updated list of North Yorkshire schools that are now fully closed.
These pictures come from reader Warren Barry. They show the A59 near Green Hammerton.
Warren gave us this update: “A59 between Green Hammerton & A1 & Knaresborough is passable with care.
“Main road Boroughbridge to Green Hammerton looks certain that vehicles will get stuck on the hills. Vehicles already stuck on main road between Knaresborough & Minskip.
“Avoid Knaresborough due to very slippery roads/ compact snow/ accidents.”
It’s a very varied picture out there.
These are some of the pictures from North Yorkshire County Council’s road webcams:
Schools are still open for key workers’ children and vulnerable students. But these North Yorkshire schools are now fully closed today, owing to the conditions:
It’s not just snow we have to contend with today – flooding is also causing problems.
North Yorkshire County Council has is shutting the B1410 at The Carrs between Briggswath and Ruswarp as the River Esk has burst its banks.
“We are experiencing heavy rainfall in the area and, in addition, a section of the carriageway on the B1416 Oakley Bank has been damaged,” the council said.
“We are arranging traffic management but in the meantime we are asking road users to take care in the area.”
This from North Yorkshire County Council:
“There are reports of vehicles stuck in snow on the A684 at Winton and Ellerbeck. A gritter is on its way to clear the road.We are asking drivers to take extra care this morning, to only make journeys that are absolutely necessary and, if you have to go out, to drive to the conditions.”
This from some of our bus services:
The B6055 between Knaresborough and Harrogate closed after an accident.
The A169 Pickering to Whitby road is closed due to vehicles getting stuck.
Police are asking motorists to stay at home unless their journey is essential as snow begins to cause problems on the roads in North Yorkshire.
The North Yorkshire roads policing group tweeted: “Numerous reports around the county of snow & poor road conditions – don’t travel unless you have to and reconsider your route.”