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  • Mon Monday 27th
    11°C 4°C
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  • Tue Tuesday 28th
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    11°C 3°C
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Issued at: 1800 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for North West England

A rather cold and unsettled week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rather windy, especially at first, and staying unsettled with showers continuing, these still heavy at times and wintry on hills in the north. Cold, with a patchy frost developing. Minimum Temperature 1C.

Tuesday:

A breezy day and feeling chilly, with sunny spells and showers. The showers occasionally turning heavy and thundery, and wintry with some snow over hills. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wet and windy early Wednesday, with rain soon clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers. Staying unsettled on Thursday with heavy, thundery showers. Drier and brighter on Friday. Remaining cool throughout.

Updated at: 1547 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, these turning to sleet and snow over hills. Drier further south, and cold across the UK with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over northern hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cool, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 1548 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

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Weather forecast map for Preston

Preston Preston – Heavy shower day 53.763 -2.7017
Manchester Manchester – Heavy shower day 53.479 -2.2465
Kendal Kendal – Heavy rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Leeds Leeds – Light rain 53.8011 -1.547
Wrexham Wrexham – Light shower day 53.0428 -2.9911
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Sheffield Sheffield – Light rain 53.3809 -1.4686
York York – Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Darlington Darlington – Heavy shower day 54.5235 -1.5579
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Sunny intervals 54.1518 -4.484
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Sunny intervals 53.1393 -4.2727
Carlisle Carlisle – Heavy shower day 54.8924 -2.9315
Nottingham Nottingham – Light shower day 52.9545 -1.1565
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Sunny intervals 52.5118 -3.3118
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Cloudy 54.9781 -1.6162
Hull Hull – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Lincoln Lincoln – Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Dumfries Dumfries – Heavy shower day 55.0708 -3.6038
Whitby Whitby – Sunny intervals 54.4862 -0.6117

Location Details

Preston

Location: 53.763, -2.7017

Altitude: 30m above mean sea level

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