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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.

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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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