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Hour-by-hour forecast as snow falls in Preston

Posted on - 22nd January, 2019 - 8:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Grimsargh, Preston News, Preston weather
Snow falling in Grimsargh Pic: Andrew Hodgson
Snow falling in Grimsargh Pic: Andrew Hodgson

Preston has seen its first snow of 2019 as more than a dusting fell.

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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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