A SEVERE weather action cold weather alert has been issued by the Met Office for the Isle of Wight.
The alert is in place from 9am this morning (Thursday) until 8am on Monday.
The Met Office said: "There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 9am on Thursday and 8am on Monday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.Remaining very cold with icy conditions across all but the far southwest of England throughout the period.
"A band of snow is expected to move across the whole country on Friday, bringing widespread snow accumulations and leaving icy conditions to all areas excluding western Cornwall.
"Further snow showers are expected on Saturday away from the southwest, particularly along east coast areas, retaining the risk of ice."
A 'be alert' warning for snow for tomorrow (Friday) from 3am to 11.55pm was issued earlier this week.
Heavy snow is forecast across the Island from 9am until early afternoon, turning to sleet later in the afternoon with rain overnight.
Temperatures are forecast to drop to 0C during the day with a south-easterly wind. Temperatures will increase overnight to around 2C.