Preston is set to be battered by high winds today as the weather takes a turn for the worst.
Met Office experts have put a yellow warning in place until 5pm today for gales, with gusts of 50 to 60mph predicted.
Exposed areas could see gusts of 65mph.
Scattered showers of rain are also expected and will blow through quickly throughout the day.
Areas 500m or more above sea level could also see snow.