12 noon weather forecast - heavier snow forecast by mid-afternoon
The Met Office has warned that more snow is expected to hit the region this week.
It is currently snowing in Scunthorpe at noon, although this is expected to get heavier at 3pm today (January 14, 2013).
The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the region, which is expected to last until 11pm tonight.
Temperatures are also set to drop below freezing, especially overnight through to Thursday.
Met Office forecaster Dan Williams said: “We are expecting some sleet and snow to move eastwards across the region.
“We could see five to 10cm of snow at lower levels and up to 10cm at higher grounds.
“We can expect temperatures to drop to -2C, but temperatures will be much colder in rural areas, with a risk of ice.”
Moving into tomorrow (Tuesday, January 15), the region is set to be issued with a yellow warning, which means there will be a possibility of snow.
Mr Williams said: “We could see five to 10cm of snow tomorrow and it will remain cold.
“It will be a cold night on Tuesday, with temperatures set to drop to -5C overnight.
“Temperatures are set to rise slightly on Wednesday to -2 and -3C and there will be a risk of showers.
“Temperatures will drop to -5C overnight on Wednesday.”
Looking through to Thursday, January 17, the Met Office predicts it will be a clearer and brighter day, with a chance of sunny spells, but temperatures remaining cold.
Mr Wilson added it is “fairly expected” to see this kind of weather in January and February.
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