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Weather: ICE warning

Credit: Met Office

Icy stretches are likely to form on untreated surfaces on Friday evening, overnight and into Saturday morning.

In addition, further accumulation of snow are likely on high ground,especially across the northern half of the yellow area.

The public should be aware of the risk of difficult driving conditions.

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Weather: Today

Credit: Stan Leigh

Cold in brisk northerly winds, perhaps with gales around coasts.

Further wintry showers with hill snow at first, but becoming brighter later with some sunny spells developing.

Icy in places. Maximum Temperature 6C.

Weather: Overnight update

Credit: Jude McGuinness

Cold, with some wintry showers continuing through the night, but with snow becoming confined to the hills.

Remaining windy with a significant wind chill and widespread frost developing.

Icy stretches also developing on untreated surfaces where showers have fallen. Minimum Temperature -2C.

Roads closed due to weather

  • A751 both ways closed due to create a parking area for HGVs between A75 and A77.
  • Adverse weather has closed the A77 North of Cairnryan so HGVs are being stacked on the A751 until the A77 is cleared.

Police Scotland say conditions for travel in the Lothian and Borders and Dumfries and Galloway areas may be hazardous and EXTRA CAUTION should be taken.

Ensure you and your vehicle are adequately prepared for the conditions. Make sure you have sufficient fuel and supplies such as warm clothing, food and water in case you are delayed for several hours. Charge your mobile phone and plan your route as well as alternative routes.

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