Cold with showers later

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A cold, cloudy day with a risk of icy patches at first.

Also some wintry showers later, mainly turning to rain or sleet but perhaps giving some snow for a time, especially on hills.

Tonight, the showers will turn increasingly to rain or sleet through the evening then becoming isolated, with many parts generally dry overnight.

A slight frost in places, mist or fog patches possible.

Heavy traffic is reported on the M62 eastbound between J26, M606 (Chain Bar) and J28, A650 (Tingley). Matrix sign set to 60 mph.