Met Office issue snow warning for Preston throughout Saturday

Posted on - 10th February, 2021 - 3:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, South Ribble News
A snowy River Ribble Pic: @jcwildman
A snowy River Ribble Pic: @jcwildman

The Met Office have put out a yellow weather warning for Preston on Saturday 13 February.


They are warning of snow that could cause travel disruption due to icy stretches. The warning is in force throughout Saturday from 00.01 to 23:59.

Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services and there is a small chance of prolonged delays with stranded vehicles and cancelled travel.

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There is also a chance that power cuts will occur and small communities will become cut off.

An in-depth forecast says: “Not all areas will have snow, but where it does fall 1-4 cm are possible widely, with 5-10 cm, perhaps up to 15 cm over high ground.

“In addition to snow, some freezing rain may also fall in places, leading to very slippery conditions.”

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