The first snow fall of the new year arrived today - but it came with plenty of warning - and seems not to have caused too many problems.
The snow fell quite heavily in most areas but the real fear is for ice as temperatures fall tonight.
You can watch the full report from Julia Barthram below.
Most schools in the North East are reopening on Wednesday, 23rd January, although some are remaining closed or opening for reduced hours.
While some may be taking a 'snow day', carers across the North East will go to extraordinary lengths to reach people who rely on them.
The following schools are closed across the region because of the adverse weather.