Wolves' clash with Sunderland is in doubt as snow warnings across the United Kingdom force late pitch inspections for this weekend.
Cold temperatures are likely to remain into next week, with forecasters warning that Sunday could see further heavy snow showers.
James Knight, RAC director of roadside operations, said: "The end of this week and into the weekend will see an arctic blast sweep across the country, with snow for many of us, but our roadside patrols are well prepared and will be working around the clock to assist our members who find themselves in hard situations".
Temperatures are due to sink to minus double-digits in areas of Scotland overnight, while few places outside of southern England are expected to get above 0C.
Councils across Wales say they are making plans for up to 20cm of snow, with counties across the north of the country expected to be worst affected.
The Met Office said: "A spell of snow is expected over a central swathe of the United Kingdom on Sunday". The Met Office warned of possible travel delays on roads and possible delays and cancellations to rail and air travel.
A 73mph gust was recorded at Stornoway Airport while a 69mph gust was measured at Altnaharra in Sutherland and 68mph in South Uist on Thursday morning, the Met Office said.
"The storm will also create significant waves and overtopping is possible in some areas".
The cold snap is bleak news for retailers, as Christmas shoppers may stay at home, while sports fixtures may also be disrupted.
Nicki Maxey of the Met Office said: 'In the northerly wind, any rain is going to fall as snow.
Winds have started to pick up as Storm Caroline approaches the UK.
'There are storm conditions forecast for the coming weekend, therefore, in order to ensure the safety of all personnel on board, the company has taken the decision to partially down-man Ninian Southern as a precaution'.