Weather warnings for North West
Storm Dennis is expected to bring very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend. Homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings. Delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible. Spray and flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures. Some communities may be cut off by flooded roads. Possible power cuts and loss of other services to some homes and businesses
Storm Dennis will bring some very strong winds and transport disruption during Sunday and into Monday morning. Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely. Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer. Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely.Some short term loss of power and other services is possible. It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts andcoastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves
Meteogram - 5 days - Preston
Our 5-day meteogram for Preston offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs:
- Temperature chart with weather pictograms. The time from sunrise to sunset is indicated in light yellow.
- Clouds in different altitudes: from few clouds (light grey) to overcast (dark grey). Dark blue bars show hourly precipitation and light blue showers. An asterisk indicates snow fall.
- Forecasts for wind speeds are blue and for gusts are green. The arrowheads point in the same direction as the wind.
Current satellite images for Preston, United Kingdom
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The location marker is placed on Preston.
This animation shows the cloud cover as observed by satellite. High clouds and clouds with vertical development are displayed in white, low clouds and fog in grey. This map uses infrared satellite telemetry to calculate the temperature of the clouds. Low clouds and fog are difficult to distinguish from ground temperatures and might therefore be inaccurate.
Precipitation is estimated from radar and satellites. At night precipitation estimates from satellites are less accurate than during daytime. Orange crosses mark places where lightning was detected (over Europe).
Copyright 2020 EUMETSAT / meteoblue. Lightning data provided by nowcast.
Radar and precipitation nowcast for Preston
The location marker is placed on Preston. This animation shows the precipitation radar for the last 1 hour. Drizzle or light snow fall might be invisible for the radar. Precipitation intensity is colour coded, ranging from light blue to heavy purple.
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