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Mark McCreadie captured this scenic view of Blackburn this morning Credit: Twitter: @makjak001
Jenny Evans sent in this picture of Bickershaw Pond in Wigan Credit: Twitter: @jeni_evans
Keeley sent us a picture of five-year-old Hermione from Darwen sledging in the snow Credit: Twitter: @keeiddon78
Runcorn has been coated with snow, shown in this picture sent in from Claire Credit: Twitter: @clairephenna
The snowy village of Diggle this morning Credit: Keri Eldridge
Jo Fildes sent in this picture of Atherton Central Park Credit: TwitterL @jofildes
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Snow forecast by 6am Friday

Weathermap showing where snow could be falling tomorrow Credit: Met Office

The North West should see some snow falling by 6am tomorrow morning, weather forecasters have said.

It will be very cold across the patch, with a biting and raw south-easterly wind. ITV Granada's Kerrie Gosney said that could cause blizzard conditions where it meets the falling snow.

Rain will push in from the west and southwest and will turn to snow as it moves inland.

But we don't yet know where exactly the snow will fall. Yesterday forecasters were predicting a UK-wide white out. The latest guidance says Merseyside and Cheshire will be worst hit in the North West.

Snow is expected to fall elsewhere in the region. Those snowfalls should be lighter but wind could cause drifting in places.

A Met Office Amber warning is still in place for the region. Areas prone to snow could see between 10 and 15cm of snow.

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