Preston weather warning: Storm Hector is expected to hit

Posted on - 13th June, 2018 - 2:13pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
Strong winds are expected
Strong winds are expected

A weather warning has been issued for Preston as a windy spell is expected to hit the city.


Storm Hector has been forecast on Thursday 14 June and is expected to bring very strong winds likely to reach up to 50 – 60 mph.

Winds have been predicted to hit between 3am – 3pm.

Read more: Speed limit to be cut on road through Grimsargh

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for the area, with a chance of traffic and travel being affected.

Yellow weather warning issued for Preston. Pic: The Met Office

Longer journey times may occur for commuters as road, rail, air and ferry services could be affected.

Winds are expected to gradually decrease from Thursday afternoon.

You can keep up to date with traffic and travel in the Preston area by following the Facebook group.

What do you think about Storm Hector hitting the city? Do you have plans for Thursday? Let us know in the comments below

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