As the Easter holidays begin, families are leaving the Midlands in search of warmer weather.
Hundreds of thousands of passengers will travel through airports in the region over the next two weeks.
Persistant freezing temperatures have caused a surge in last minutes bookings from people desperate to leave the cold behind.
Michael Sibert reports.
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After a cold start with the odd freezing fog patch, Thursday should be mainly dry and bright with some sunny spells and light winds.
A fine day on Thursday with plenty of sunny spells and light winds. Temperatures will be close to normal for late February.
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