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Snow warning extended into Monday as Preston gets a dusting

Posted on - 11th February, 2018 - 7:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Friargate with a dusting Pic: Luke Beardsworth
Friargate with a dusting Pic: Luke Beardsworth

Preston has seen an intense downpour of snow during Sunday evening.

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A Met Office weather warning of snow and ice remains in force for the city.

Roads have been turned white as the snow falls and icy conditions are expected across the city.

Lancashire Police have issued a warning to drivers about the conditions and the M65 has been closed between Junctions 3 to 5 due to the snowfall

Temperatures fell rapidly from late afternoon on Sunday and are expected to stay below freezing until midnight when it goes above freezing.

The yellow weather warning – the lowest level – was covering all of Sunday and has been extended until Monday (12 February) lunchtime.

Monday is expected to dawn bright and with temperatures reaching a high of five degrees at lunchtime.

Prestonians have taken to social media to share their pictures of the white stuff on their street.

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