As a fresh blanket of thick snow covered much of the UK from top to bottom, BBC radio - from Scotland to southern England - rose to the challenge of keeping local communities informed about the weather.
Here is an audio snapshot from 24 hours of broadcasting, as the snow crept south.
This slideshow has no captions. Photographs courtesy PA, Getty Images, listeners to Radio 4's PM programme, and readers to the BBC News website.
Audio from BBC Radios Scotland, Cumbria, Manchester, Leeds, Wales, Devon, WM, Gloucestershire, and Solent. Music by Evermore, Paul Simon, Garbiella Cilmi, Elvis Presley and Supertramp.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 January 2010.
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