Here is the week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale, delivered by local forecaster Trevor Appleton.
After five days of grey gloom the areas should see a little sunshine on Monday and a continued thaw of any lying snow.
Monday 5 March: Rather cloudy but dry and bright with a few brief sunny intervals, much milder than recently at around 9C. Patchy rain later in the day.
Tuesday 6 March: A mostly cloudy day with a wet start. Becoming dry during the afternoon.
Wednesday 7 March: Dry and mostly cloudy.
Thursday 8 March: Cloudy with spells of heavy rain after a dry start.
Friday 9 March: Cloudy but mostly dry.
Next weekend: Dry with sunny spells on Saturday, cloudy with rain at times on Sunday.
Outlook: Near normal temperatures but unsettled with above normal rainfall.