Number of yellow weather warnings in place for snow and ice, as well as an amber warning for the central Highlands.
STV meteorologist Sean Batty says this weekend will be warmer before colder weather returns next week.
Temperatures plummeting across the country and conditions in some areas overnight could be the coldest since 2010.
Recent days have seen the coldest weather in Scotland for nearly two years and Thursday night could be even colder.
A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place until 11.59pm on Thursday.
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