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Another ice warning for Cornwall after lows of -3C

Another ice warning for Cornwall after lows of -3C

Published by Emma Carton at 7:29am 3rd December 2019. (Updated at 2:06pm 3rd December 2019)

Temperatures in Cornwall plummet to -3C, sparking another rush-hour ice warning.

Drivers are being told to expect slippery roads as the cold snap continues.

The gritters have been out across the Duchy on Monday night and Tuesday morning.

An interactive map is revealing which roads have been salted and you can check that here.

Kernow Weather Team has also tweeted a warning about patchy fog that could affect the drive to work.

"KWT are issuing an advisory for mist and fog tonight and into the morning.

"This may cause some very poor driving conditions, with reduced visibility. 

"Please be vigilant and make sure those vehicle lights are on".

Kernow Weather Team

What is the forecast?

The Met Office is expecting the cold snap to continue for the next couple of days, before a wet and windy end to the week.

Tuesday: "It will be a frosty and foggy start to the day, where some patches of fog may be slow to clear, especially in the east of the region. The rest of the day should be dry with spells of sunshine. Maximum temperature 10 °C"

Tuesday night: "After a cloudy start to the night, clear spells will begin to develop in the early hours, allowing temperatures to drop and a patchy frost to form. Minimum temperature -1 °C".

Wednesday: "Wednesday will see another frosty and foggy start, with the rest of the day dry with sunny spells. The odd shower may reach north coastal areas by the evening. Maximum temperature 9 °C".

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: "After a frosty start on Thursday, it should become milder over the coming days. A showery outlook for Friday with further rain Saturday night. Windy, especially during Thursday and Friday".

Met Office

You can check the full forecast for Cornwall and the south-west here.

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