- Today , Light Rain , High 5°C 41°F Low 1°C 34°F Wind speed 35 mph 56 km/h West South Westerly
- Wed , , Light Cloud , High 5°C 41°F Low 1°C 34°F Wind speed 31 mph 50 km/h Westerly
- Thu , , Light Cloud , High 5°C 41°F Low 3°C 37°F Wind speed 19 mph 31 km/h West North Westerly
- Fri , Heavy Rain Shower , High 5°C 41°F Low 3°C 37°F Wind speed 18 mph 29 km/h Westerly
- Sat , Sunny , High 5°C 41°F Low -1°C 30°F Wind speed 11 mph 18 km/h North North Westerly
- Sun , Light Cloud , Likely high 5°C 41°F Likely low 3°C 37°F Wind speed 13 mph 21 km/h Southerly
- Mon , Light Cloud , Likely high 6°C 43°F Likely low 2°C 36°F Wind speed 13 mph 21 km/h South South Easterly
- Tue 23 Jan , Light Cloud , Likely high 8°C 46°F Likely low 4°C 39°F Wind speed 14 mph 23 km/h Southerly
- Wed 24 Jan , Light Cloud , Likely high 7°C 45°F Likely low 3°C 37°F Wind speed 15 mph 24 km/h Southerly
- Thu 25 Jan , Sunny Intervals , Likely high 6°C 43°F Likely low 2°C 36°F Wind speed 12 mph 19 km/h Southerly
High 5°C 41°F Low 1°C 34°F
North West England
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.
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 Blackpool
Yellow warning of windUpdated 16 January at 11:39
- 2100 on Wed 17 January
- 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.
Issued by the Met Office