With up to 10cm of snow expected in some parts of the UK overnight - are you in line for a flurry?
Find out you chances of a white weekend here:
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A band of rain, sleet and snow will move south across northern and eastern Scotland later on Friday, then into the Borders and parts of northeast England on Friday night.
1-4 cm is likely at some lower levels (this less likely near exposed coasts and in northeast England) but with 5-10 cm above 150 m.
Drifting is also possible in the strong to gale force north or northwesterly winds; indeed severe gales with gusts to 60 mph could bring a short period of blizzard conditions to the highest routes.
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SNOW WARNING: 4pm Friday - 10am Saturday
A band of rain, sleet and snow will move south across northern and eastern Scotland later on Friday, then into the Borders and northeast England on Friday night.
The snow will mainly affect high ground at first but will fall to lower levels on Friday night.
1-4 cm is likely at some lower levels but with 5-10 cm above 150 m, with drifting in the strong to gale force north or northwesterly winds.
A bright start for most today with some isolated showers, that may be heavy at times.
The showers will continue into the afternoon, with some decent sunny spells.
Maximum Temperature 10°C.