Chesterfield snow alert: Blizzard warning after forecast of heavy snow and strong winds.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather alert for Saturday, warning of heavy snow, blizzards and a risk of freezing rain.
Heavy snow is forecast to fall in Chesterfield on Saturday afternoon, with the Met Office also warning of sleet through the afternoon and into the evening.
They have issued a yellow alert for snow and ice across Derbyshire from noon on Saturday until 10am on Sunday
It warns of:
Possible travel delays on roads stranding some vehicles and passengers
Possible delays or cancellations to rail and air travel
Some rural communities could become cut off
Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone coverage, may be affected
A chance of injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces
Bus and train services may be delayed or cancelled, with some road closures and longer journey times possible
Untreated pavements and cycle paths might be impassable because of black ice