A warning of snow for Preston and Lancashire remains in force for throughout Sunday.Advertisement
The Met Office has a yellow warning for up to 5cm of snow during Sunday (10 December) in and around Preston.
An amber weather warning, the second-most serve level of weather warning, had been issued for areas just to the south of Preston but this has now been drawn further southwards.
The chief forecaster states: “A spell of snow is expected over a central swathe of the UK on Sunday. This snow starts to develop during the early hours of Sunday with the heaviest and most persistent snow then likely during Sunday morning.
“Within the warning area, 1-5 cm of snow is possible quite widely with up to 10 cm in places. Over higher ground, 20 cm is possible in a few places.”
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Saturday (9 December) saw snow showers throughout the morning and the snow stuck as temperatures remained at freezing point.
Here’s your full forecast for Sunday:
6am-9am: Temperatures remain below freezing and this is the period we’re most likely to see some snow during. Sun rises at 8.17am.
9am-12noon: From 10am the temperature lifts to a high of 2 degrees at lunchtime. Light cloud is expected.
12noon-3pm: The high of two degrees is maintained until temperatures start to drop away from 3pm.
3pm-6pm: Sunset at 3.50pm and by 6am it is back into minus numbers.
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6pm-12midnight: A very cold evening, temperatures fall to minus four overnight and down to minus five by the early hours of Monday morning.