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Met Office warn of snow and ice in Preston on Sunday

Posted on - 9th February, 2018 - 1:22pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
An icy Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall
An icy Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston’s cold snap is set to continue over the weekend with a new snow and ice warning in force.

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The Met Office says Sunday (11 February) is going to see a very cold start.

A yellow weather warning has been issued for just after midnight on Sunday through until 11am the same day.

A statement from the Met Office states: “Scattered wintry showers are expected with ice likely to form on untreated pavements, cycle paths and roads. Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services. Some injuries from slips and falls are possible on icy surfaces.”

The snow is most likely to affect areas above 200metres.

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