Preston weather forecast: Storm Gareth hits Preston but this is when it is expected to end

The weather is set to be dull today as Storm Gareth hits the UK, bringing wet and windy weather conditions to Preston.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 7:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 9:03 am
The weather is set to be dull today as Storm Gareth hits the UK, bringing wet and windy weather conditions to Preston.

What will the weather be like this morning in Preston?

This morning will see a mixture of light and heavy rain, interspersed by some small periods of cloud and sunny spells. The temperature will reach its peak of 8C by 12pm.

It will be very blustery, with winds of up to 46mph.

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The weather is set to be dull today as Storm Gareth hits the UK, bringing wet and windy weather conditions to Preston.

What will the weather be like this afternoon in Preston?

This afternoon will be slightly brighter and drier, but it will remain windy throughout most of the afternoon. The temperature will remain at 8C.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind to Preston, which is in place until 3pm today.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Preston?

This evening will be mostly dry until heavy rain hits at around 11pm. Winds will begin to ease, dipping to 32mph by 6pm. The temperature will be 7C throughout the evening. Overnight temperature of 6C.

What will the weather be like tomorrow in Preston?

Tomorrow will see heavy rain during the morning, changing to overcast conditions by lunchtime. Maximum temperature of 9C.

What is the long-term forecast for Preston?

The Met Office UK outlook for Sunday 17 March - Tuesday 26 March said: “Sunshine and showers are likely for many on Sunday, with the risk of hail and thunder.

“Showers in the north may fall as sleet and snow occasionally, especially over higher ground, but it will become drier into Monday. Any strong winds will ease through the day too.

“It will then stay unsettled through the week, particularly in the north. We are likely to see further spells of wind and rain, followed by drier, more showery periods.”