Preston has seen its first snow of 2019 as more than a dusting fell.Advertisement
The Met Office has a warning of ice for the city in place through until 11am on Thursday (24 January).
But as temperatures rapidly fell on Tuesday (22 January) then snow began to fall and a light layer of snow is across Fulwood, Grimsargh and other areas.
Here’s how a very cold snap is shaping up in the city.
Tuesday (22 January)
9pm – Just above freezing and a 50 per cent chance of some sleet or snow
10pm – Just hanging on above freezing and snow very likely
11pm – Overcast and drops to freezing
12midnight – Overcast
Wednesday (23 January)
1am – Still freezing, a very slim chance of some snow
2am – -1 degrees
3am – -2 degrees, cuddle up close!
4am – -2 degrees
5am – -3 degrees, getting closer to getting up and it gets colder
6am – Still -3
7am – You’re up, and you can’t feel your feet. -3.
8am – De-ice the car, now can’t feel hands
9am – Finally, it’s -1
10am – Some sunshine breaks through and we’re still -1
11am – Freezing point, the only way is up now!
Lunchtime – We’re up to two degrees, it’s freezing out there!
Afternoon – Expect sunny spells, and temperatures to fall away again to 1 degrees by 5pm
Evening – It’s -1 degrees all night on Wednesday night, a very slim chance of some snow showers around 8pm and 9pm
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