Preston and Lancashire issued with further snow warning until Thursday

Posted on - 18th January, 2023 - 12:13pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather
A cold morning in Avenham and Miller Park
A cold morning in Avenham and Miller Park Pic: Janette Hall

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice to cause further disruptions across the country, including Preston.


A yellow weather warning is in place till 12pm tomorrow (Thursday 19 January).

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The Met office said for most parts of the warning area, ice will be the main hazard: “Showers will affect the warning area, these falling as a mix of rain and hail near coasts, and sleet and snow inland at times, mainly overnight.

A yellow snow and ice warning has been issued
A yellow snow and ice warning has been issued for Wednesday into Thursday

Read more: Met Office warn of disruption in Preston from snow and ice

This will lead to some temporary snow accumulations at low levels.”


Here is what to expect during this weather:

  • Some roads and railways affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.
  • Some injuries form slips and falls on icy surfaces.
  • Icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths

Preston awoke to a dusting of snow across the city during Wednesday morning – causing disruption to many travel routes.

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