Preston to FINALLY get a summer as temperatures soar

Posted on - 17th July, 2016 - 8:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Blue skies over Preston Marina Pic: Paul Melling

Blue skies over Preston Marina Pic: Paul Melling

Preston is set to join the rest of the UK in a mini heatwave.


Weather forecasters are predicting the city is to see temperatures reach nearly 30 degrees.

Sunday (17 July) has finished with a warm evening across Preston and the surrounding area.

Monday (18 July) is due to be overcast but with humidity high, pushing temperatures up to 22 degrees.

Tuesday (19 July) is due to be a scorching day, with the mercury rising to nearly 30 degrees by mid-afternoon.

A south-easterly wind flow is triggering the hot start to the summer holidays, with many schools beginning to break up.

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Elsewhere in the UK temperatures as high as 33 degrees in the South East and South West of England are expected.

Wednesday (21 July) is expected to see normal service resume in Preston with rain forecast.

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