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Preston set to see icy overnight temperatures as gritters sent out

Posted on - 17th April, 2024 - 5:24pm | Author - | Posted in - Fylde News, Preston News, Preston weather, Ribble Valley News, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport, Wyre News
A bitterly cold morning in Preston on Thursday 11 February Pic: Tony Worrall
A bitterly cold morning in Preston on Thursday 11 February Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston is set to see a sharp drop in temperatures for the next 48 hours.

Lancashire County Council is sending out the gritter fleet.

Priority routes are gritted which is around a third of the road network across the county. You can see all the routes due to be gritted.

Read more: Preston roads won’t benefit from HS2 northern leg being scrapped

Temperatures are due to drop to -1 degrees during Wednesday (17 April) evening and into the morning of Thursday (18 April).

Daytime temperatures remain at around 10 degrees but Friday night is also due to see temperatures drop away dramatically.

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