Hour by hour forecast as heavy snow set to hit Yorkshire on Saturday

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Snow is predicted to return to Yorkshire on Saturday as the Beast from the East comes back.

Heavy snow is predicted to batter Yorkshire from the early hours and freezing temperatures could make life difficult for motorists.

Snow in Yorkshire

Snow in Yorkshire

Temperatures will max out at just 1 degrees C, while five hours of snow could hit through the day.

Drivers are being warned to avoid the M62 in West Yorkshire due to the risk of snow closing the road again

An amber weather warning for snow and ice has been issued by the Met Office, which will be in effect from 4pm on Saturday and last until 9am on Sunday.

Here is the full hour by hour forecast for Yorkshire:

9am Snow

10am Snow

11am Snow

12 midday Snow

1pm Snow

2pm Cloudy

3pm Snow

4pm Snow (Amber alert issued)

5pm Heavy snow (90% chance)

6pm Heavy snow

7pm Heavy snow

8pm Heavy snow

9pm Heavy snow

10pm Heavy snow

11pm Heavy snow

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