Heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures have affected travel around Harrogate this morning.
Sheet ice is affecting routes off the A59 Bradford and Leeds road into Harrogate.
Traffic is locked at Pannal and Burn Bridge.
Penny Pot Lane in Harrogate is shut both ways between the B6451 and B6161 Oaker Bank.
Main roads are largely clear, but motorists may find side roads difficult to pass.
Some commuters have turned round at Burn Bridge to try an alternative route because of the ice.
Transdev Harrogate, who run bus services in the area, have cancelled all yellow school services this morning.
Service Three has temporarily stopped after both buses became stuck on Jennyfield Drive.
Service 24 has also been suspended, after a bus got stuck at Summerbridge.
Service 36 is experiencing delays.
Theer are reports traffic lights on Forest Moor Road are stuck on red.
A number of schools and nurseries are not open today.
Train services between York and Leeds via Harrogate are currently running with minor delays.
However, due to problems on other services, rail travellers are warned delays are possible at Leeds.
Temperatures are not expected to rise above 0C today.
In Ripon, Ripon Cathedral CE Primary School and Boroughbridge High School are closed.
Main roads in and out of Ripon are clear,
However, Ripon Racecourse will close at 1pm instead of 5pm today, Lightwater Country Shopping Village and Fountains Abbey are closed.
The following schools in the area are closed:
All Saints CE School
Beckwithshaw CP School
Belmont Grosvenor School
Bilton Grange CP School
Birstwith CE Primary School
Bishop Monkton CE Primary School
Bishop Thornton CE Primary School
Boroughbridge High School
Burn Bridge Pre-School
Burnt Yates CE Primary School
Calcutt Pre-School Playgroup
Dacre Banks Pre-school Playgroup
Darley CP School
Ermysted’s Grammar School
Follifoot CE School
Fountains CE Primary School
Fountains Playgroup & Pre-school
Glasshouses CP School
Green Gables Day Nursery
Hampsthwaite CE Primary School
Harrogate Grammar School
Hookstone Chase CP School
Ings Community Primary and Nursery School
Kettlesing Felliscliffe CP School
Kidwick CE (VC) Primary School
Killinghall CE Primary School
King James’ School
Little Stars Pre-school
Markington CE Primary School
Markington Village pre-school
Nidderdale High School and Community College
North Rigton CE (C) Primary School
Pannal CP School
Richard Taylor CE Primary School
Ripley Endowed CE School
Ripon Cathedral CE Primary School
Ripon Grammar School
Rossett Acre Primary School
Scotton Lingerfield CP School
Skipton Girls’ High School
South Craven School
Spofforth CE Controlled Primary School
St Aidan’s CE High School
Staveley CP School
St Cuthbert’s CE Primary School
St John Fisher Catholic High School
St Mary’s RC Primary School
St Nicholas CE Primary School West Tanfield
St Peter’s CE Primary School
St Robert’s Catholic Primary School
St Stephern’s RC Primary School
Summerbridge CP School
The Boyle and Petyt Primary School
The Forest School
The Pupil Referral Unit
Thornton in Craven Community Primary School
Upper Wharfedale School
Wedderburn Infant School
Western Primary School
Woodfield CP School
Woodlands Community Junior School