The Met Office has an amber weather warning for snow in place until 1pm today.
A spokesperson said: "An area of snow is expected to move north across northern England during Tuesday morning before easing and clearing from the south into the early afternoon. 3-8 cm of snow is likely across the area with 10-15 cm in places - mainly above 200 m."
Weather forecast for Kirklees
Today: A spell of persistent and heavy snow is likely during Tuesday morning, with some significant accumulations likely in places, before snow gradually becomes confined to the hills. Turning showery and less cold from the south during the afternoon. Winds easing. Maximum temperature 5 °C.
Tonight: Further outbreaks of rain or showers overnight, some heavy, with any snow confined to the hill tops in the north. Still generally cold, strong winds easing later. Minimum temperature 1 °C.
Wednesday: Further outbreaks of rain persisting in the north, drier but largely cloudy elsewhere. Generally lighter winds but less cold in the south. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday: Thursday, generally rather cloudy, less cold. Some rain likely in north. Friday and Saturday, further spells of rain likely, turning wintry later as colder east winds develop.