The weather in Preston is set to be a mixed bag today, as forecasters predict cloud and sunshine throughout most of the day.
However, temperatures will continue to climb over the next few days, with this weekend set to see unusually mild weather.
What will the weather be like this morning in Preston?
This morning will see a mixture of sunny spells and cloud with the temperature reaching its peak of 12C by 12pm.
What will the weather be like this afternoon in Preston?
This afternoon will then be brighter with sunny spells throughout most of the afternoon. The temperature will remain at 12C.
What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Preston?
Late afternoon and early evening will continue to be sunny, with the temperature dipping to 9C by 11pm. Overnight temperature of 7C.
What will the weather be like tomorrow in Preston?
Tomorrow will be similar, with a mixture of cloud and sunshine throughout the day. Maximum temperature of 13C.
What is the long-term forecast for Preston?
Looking further ahead, the Met Office outlook for Monday 25 February to Wednesday 6 March said: “Monday and Tuesday will be largely fine and mild with some sunshine, although northwest Scotland could be cloudier with rain and strong winds at times.
“England and Wales will see some early mist and fog, but this will clear many places through the morning.
“The largely dry, sunny and mild conditions are likely to continue until the end of February, although rain and strong winds will affect the northwest at times.
“Temperatures may gradually become closer to normal. Any spells of rain will tend to weaken as they move southeast, just bringing cloudier skies.
“Overnight frosts are still possible with mist and fog patches too.
“By early March we are more likely to see Atlantic fronts crossing the whole of the UK bringing stronger winds and rain at times.”