BANK HOLIDAY HEATWAVE: Preston set to be hotter than Lisbon

The current spell of warm, settled weather is set to get even better this weekend, forecasters predict.

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 12:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th May 2018, 2:21 pm
More warm weather ison the way for Preston - but how hot will it get and how long will it last?
More warm weather ison the way for Preston - but how hot will it get and how long will it last?

More warm weather is on the way for Preston - but how hot will it get and how long will it last?

The recent May Bank Holiday Monday was one of the hottest on record in Preston and this weekend's Bank Holiday is set to be a scorcher too.

Forecasters are predicting that Preston will be hotter than Lisbon this Sunday and Monday with fine sunny weather forecast.

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More warm weather ison the way for Preston - but how hot will it get and how long will it last?

Friday is set to be a cooler day with cloud and outbreaks of rain likely. The maximum temp is set to be around 16°C.

Warmer temperatures are set to return on Saturday although some cloud will remain. Temperatures are expected to reach a maximum of 21°C.

On Sunday its time to fire up the BBQ and get the paddling pool out as much of the county will be basking in glorious hot sunshine. Temperatures are expected to climb to 23°C, making it even hotter than Lisbon.

Monday will also be hot and sunny with temperatures hitting 22°C.