Weather forecast: Today will be cold with sunny spells and a chance of wintry showers

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A Cold weather alert remains in force for today and tomorrow.

Today it will remain cold with sunny spells and further scattered rain and sleet showers. Any snow becoming restricted to hills.

Gusty winds developing in the afternoon will add to the wind chill. Maximum Temperature 5C.

It will be cloudy for a time overnight with clear spells at times. Showers will become rather more frequent and heavier. Snow accumulations will mostly be over the Derbyshire hills. Icy stretches. Minimum Temperature 0C.

On Saturday it will be cold and mostly dry with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts.Maximum Temperature 4C.