Winter has finally arrived for New South Wales.
Parts of the state are blanketed in snow, including the Blue Mountains, Bathurst and Orange, as a cold front sweeps through the state.
The snow and black ice has already forced a number of roads to close including the Great Western Highway between Yetholme and Marangaroo.
The Bureau of Meteorology said all ski fields were forecast to receive snow this weekend, coinciding with the start of the school holidays.
Perisher has already reported 40cm of snow with Thredbo Village receiving 20cm of snow between 9am and 3pm on Friday.
Many have since taken to Twitter to post photos of the wintry sight.
Here’s a closer look below.
— NSW Ambulance (@NSWAmbulance) June 24, 2016
— Jimmy Deguara (@JimmyDeguara) June 24, 2016
There is a nice grazed crop of Hyola 970CL under the snow !! – Blayney NSW 2016 pic.twitter.com/9ukX8YLXf5
— Justin Kudnig (@SuperHyola) June 24, 2016
Snow in Orange, NSW!
? thx to Jess Waldron (community member) pic.twitter.com/OqWPFD9tR7
— SNOWSEARCH australia (@SNOWSEARCH_aus) June 24, 2016
Snow day #Bathurst
Frozen shrub pic.twitter.com/tR1mJZDGmG
— Ian Hazzard (@cactusian) June 24, 2016
— Steve (@SPH1967) June 24, 2016
CSU in Orange received its first snow for the year today! Stay warm everyone ❄️ pic.twitter.com/3247IDoAUO
— Charles Sturt Uni (@CharlesSturtUni) June 24, 2016
— MyCareFlight (@MyCareFlight) June 24, 2016
— Montoro Wines (@montorowines) June 24, 2016
snow in katoomba this afternoon pic.twitter.com/OK5lJoWBoh
— sousau ello (@sousauello) June 24, 2016
— Perisher Ski Resort (@PerisherResort) June 24, 2016
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