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Preston set for cold and sleet filled weekend – but no snow

Posted on - 13th December, 2018 - 1:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather

It's expected to be a gloomy weekend for the city

It’s expected to be a gloomy weekend for the city

Preston is set for an icy blast during the weekend.

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The Met Office has released a weather warning for snow and ice but the city is set to miss the brunt of it.

Forecasts show temperatures will though barely get above freezing with icy showers throughout Saturday (15 December).

Moderate winds will also accompany the sleet, described as a ‘fresh breeze’ by forecasters.

During Sunday (16 December) highs of seven degrees will come through as temperatures begin to return to closer to double figures.

Read more: See the latest headlines and news from across Preston

East Lancashire is set to see some snow and ice during the weekend as temperatures fall away – so expect difficult driving conditions on the M65 in particular.

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