A chilly start to this morning with temperatures hovering below 0C for most parts of County Durham, as the day progresses they will reach a high of 3C but feeling cooler in the breeze. Into the afternoon we see a big change in the weather with snow falling in the West side of the county by around 3-4 PM. The snow will continue to move South East across the region as the night goes on with accumulations possibly reaching 3 CM's or more in some areas. Driving conditions will be tricky on road surfaces that have not been gritted and extra care will be needed. Temperatures could dip below zero as we head into the early hours of Monday morning.
**This forecast is subject to change as the weather front heads towards the county and could evolve to bring larger accumulations of snow.
Forecaster: Michael McDermott