In the yellow weather warning the forecasters said: 'Areas of rain and snow are expected to move into the United Kingdom from the southwest from Thursday and through Friday.
The Met Office has issued Yellow warning for snow and ice for the whole of Lincolnshire.
The vast majority of the United Kingdom has a yellow weather warning in place for today as experts predict more snow turning to ice.
Heavy snowfall blanketed runways at Manchester airport overnight, leading to the cancellation of several flights this morning.
Sleet is expected at around 3pm today lasting until the early evening as temperatures drop to 1C (34F).
The force tweeted: "Some hard driving conditions, particularly in the west of the country this morning, due to rain showers falling as snow in some places".
Ahead of expected snow tonight, another warning has been issued for Thursday.
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"Snow accumulations of 1-3 cm are possible in places by Friday morning".
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Weather forecasters have warned of a "polar plunge" as 4 inches of snow are forecast for the United Kingdom in high areas, with an inch of snow on lower ground.
Mr Burkill said: "It's what happens on Thursday that has the potential to be more disruptive".
The council workers were out in force yesterday afternoon after the news temperatures would be dipping under 0C (32F) and due to get down to about -8C (17.5F) last night.
"Areas of higher ground are most likely to see significant snowfall, so it's particularly important to take extra care when planning and travelling in those places".
"It's looking like it will be a spell of persistent snow".