Scattered blustery snow showers will continue through the evening becoming more isolated to the southwest of the region overnight.
Clear skies will develop for many through the early hours leading to a widespread frost by dawn, it will remain windy across all parts. Lows -3°C. Risk of ice.
Remaining cold with snow showers feeding in on a northwesterly flow. Plenty of sunshine north and east (Cumbria, Lancs, possibly Greater Manchester)
Feeling raw in the strong northwesterly winds, bringing a significant wind chill. Highs to 4°C, but feeling sub zero.
Saturday will remain cold, sunny with isolated snow showers and winds easing.
Sunday could bring some snow, with significant accumulations possible.