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Icy start to the night. Rain briefly turning wintry later.

Star trails in Leicestershire's clear skies last night. Photo: Mark Humpage

After the first clear skies for a while last night, we now expect the next system to push across tonight.

The snow threat from this however is not as severe as anticipated yesterday.

For the rest of this afternoon first of all, we see a west/east split start to form across the region; cloud increasing from the west with the odd spot of rain near the Welsh Borders by the end of the day.

Sunny elsewhere but highs of only 4c, 39f.

Tonight then will start frosty, with ice for a time where the ground is still damp, especially through the East Midlands. Temperatures at their lowest early on in the night, lows between minus 2c and plus 2c.

Rain will then push in from the west so wet for all areas with heavy bursts in the early hours.

It will in fact turn milder through the night as this warm front introduces less cold air for tomorrow, so the rain will briefly turn to snow at higher levels after midnight and then soon turn back to rain.

Sunset over Tardebigge. Sun sets tonight at 3.53pm. Credit: Derek Savage
Sunrise over Tardebigge. Sun rises tomorrow at 7.57am. Credit: Derek Savage

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