Lancaster

10-day forecast

Last Updated 15:05

Sunrise 08:22

Sunset 16:21

Day overview

Today

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High C 39°F Low C 34°F

Light Cloud

Wind speed 21 mph 34 km/h Westerly

Environmental forecast

  • UV Low
  • Pollution Low

Hourly forecast

North West England

Today

A cold and windy day with sunny spells and frequent showers, these heavy and blustery with the risk of hail and thunder. Showers will be wintry with snow accumulating, particularly over the hills. Feeling bitterly cold with gales.

Tonight

Snow showers will continue overnight, leading to further accumulations as well as some icy stretches. Winds will stay strong with gales over coasts and hills.

Met Office warnings issued for Lancashire

  1. Active

    Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 11:32
    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  2. Active

    Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 11:32
    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  3. Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 11:01
    From:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    0900 on Thu 18 January

    Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent and possibly heavy snow develops in places during Wednesday night. Any persistent snow is most likely to clear east before dawn on Thursday but further snow showers are likely to follow.

    Travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded. Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected.This warning has been updated with the southern boundary extended further south over northern England. Also, northern parts of Northern Ireland have been added to the warning area.

  4. Yellow warning of wind

    Updated 16 January at 11:39
    From:
    2100 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 18 January

    Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

    In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

Key

  • Yellow:
    Be aware
  • Amber:
    Be prepared
  • Red:
    Take action
  • Rain
  • Wind
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • Fog

Issued by the Met Office