Preston is set to be battered by gale force winds this week.
Met Office experts have put a warning in place from this evening until Thursday morning for gales, with gusts of 60 to 70mph predicted.
Exposed areas could see gusts of 70 to 80mph.
Showers are also expected, and forecasters said some may be wintry.
Another warning will be in place on Thursday evening into Friday, with gusts of up to 50 or 60mph predicted.
Wintry weather is expected to continue through the week.