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Hour-by-hour Preston weather forecast for the icy spell

Posted on - 3rd January, 2019 - 9:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
An icy scene in Miller Park Pic: Martin Saunders
An icy scene in Miller Park Pic: Martin Saunders

As the city is gripped by icy temperatures here’s how the weather shapes up for the next few days.

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The good news is temperatures will be rising come Saturday after a very chilly spell.

A latest forecast shows the lowest temperatures being -3 overnight in Preston before climbing up to nine degrees on Sunday (6 January).

Public Health England and Met Office have issued a cold weather alert until midnight on Saturday.

Here’s an hour-by-hour breakdown and then a look at the weekend and early part of next week.

Thursday (3 January)

9pm – 0 degrees

10pm – 0 degrees

11pm – 0 degrees

12midnight – 0 degrees

Friday (4 January)

1am – 0 degrees

2am – -1

3am – -1

4am – -2

5am – -2

6am – -3 you might need some extra socks if getting up early for work!

7am – -2

8am – -1 and sunrise at 8.28am

9am – 0 degrees

10am – 1 degrees and there’s a glimmer of sunshine

11am – 2 degrees and more sunshine

12noon – 2 degrees

1pm – 2 degrees

2pm – 4 degrees

3pm – 4 degrees

4pm – 3 degrees and sunset

5pm – 4 degrees

Evening – Stays three degrees and clear throughout the evening, there’s very little wind

Saturday (5 January)

Morning – Dawning at three degrees and staying overcast for the morning, highs of 5 degrees

Afternoon – An overcast afternoon and highs of 7 degrees at 2pm

Evening – The chance of a shower grows, but only 10 per cent chance.Temperatures stay around 6 degrees.

Sunday (6 January)

Morning – Another grey morning, temperatures still at 7 degrees. Sunrise at 8.27am.

Afternoon – Highs of 8 degrees. Still no sunshine.

Evening – Heavy clouds and temperatures drop to 5 degrees.

Monday (7 January)

Morning – Back to work, and back to normal weather. Higher chance of some light rain and a fresh breeze with it. Temperatures up at 8 degrees.

Afternoon – The rain continues and temperatures remain at 8 degrees

Evening – You’ll get back from work, feeling glum and the weather will match your mood. Overcast and 7 degrees.

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