Schools are now back open and all the roads are clear around the region - but as Bob Cruwys reports, the chilly weather is due to stay with us for a bit longer.
Another day of freezing temperatures is disrupting travel across the region. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.
Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads. South West Trains is once again operating a revised timetable.
The region has been recovering from the effects of yesterday's heavy snowfall. On the whole roads and public transport have been running more smoothly although ice is still causing a problem.
But because it's the weekend many people have been able to get out and enjoy the conditions that made their lives difficult just 24 hours earlier.
Nigel Turner reports:
Many people in Dorset decided to get on with life as normal today despite snow and blizzards sweeping through the county.
Some were determined to go work, others had exams to sit, even though almost every school was closed.
Our Dorset correspondent Duncan Sleightholme spent the day travelling through the snow:
Our Somerset Correspondent, David Woodland, set out with shovel, blanket and camera to see if it was possible to safely get to Wheddon Cross, the highest village on Exmoor. His mission - to put his so called 'snowometer' through its paces!
He stopped off at a few places - and met a man who has never seen snow before!
Ambulance bosses say motorists are risking their lives by ignoring advice not to drive in the extreme weather.
Martyn Callow of South West Ambulance Service says crews are having to make needless and sometimes dangerous journeys because of drivers' stupidity.
He says that with overnight ice forecast, people should take extra care:
The Highways Agency and the County Councils knew the snow was on the way in time to get plans in place. Gritters were out on the main roads in great numbers.
But as John Andrews reports, nature can defeat even the best laid plans: