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Wednesday

Heavy Rain

10°C 50°F 7°C 45°F South South Easterly
Wind Speed 11 km/h 7 mph
Thursday

Heavy Rain

9°C 48°F 4°C 39°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 55 km/h 34 mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph
Saturday

Light Rain Shower

10°C 50°F 6°C 43°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 5°C 41°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph

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Last updated 17:16

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 22 February. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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Weather Conditions Thick Cloud Thick Cloud Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Rain Light Rain Light Cloud             
Temperature (°C/°F) 9°C 48°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 9°C 48°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F             
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph Westerly Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph Westerly Wind Speed 6 km/h 4 mph West South Westerly Wind Speed 5 km/h 3 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 8 km/h 5 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 10 km/h 6 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 11 km/h 7 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph South South Westerly Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph South South Westerly             
Wind Direction W W WSW SW SSE SSE SSE SSW SW SW SW SSW             
Humidity 83% 86% 90% 91% 94% 94% 94% 92% 89% 89% 89% 88%             
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) GGMMMMMMVGGGG            
Pressure (Millibars) 1004 1004 1003 1003 1001 1000 998 996 995 993 991 989             

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    A band of rain from the west will spread across the region this evening. This will clear in the early hours when strong winds will develop; these strengthening close to gale force in coastal areas by dawn.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Halton

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    0500 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 10:09

    Warning

    Some very strong winds are expected during Thursday in association with Storm Doris.

    Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected widely across the warning area, with the risk of 70 mph on coasts and hills. A small swathe of even stronger winds is likely to develop - most likely across parts of northern England, Wales, the Midlands and later East Anglia. Here a short period of gusts of 70 to 80 mph is likely - please refer to the separate Amber warning.Travel services could be affected including some restrictions on bridges and disruption to ferries. Some damage to trees and buildings is also possible.

    This is an update to the warning issued on Tuesday to extend the area at risk.

  2. Amber warning of wind

    From:
    0600 on Thu 23 February
    To:
    2000 on Thu 23 February
    Updated 22 February at 09:54

    Warning

    Some very strong winds are expected on Thursday in association with storm Doris with gusts of 60-70 mph likely, and 70-80 mph on coasts and hills.

    Whilst the strongest winds look to be only short-lived, damage to structures, interruptions to power supplies and widespread disruption to travel networks are likely, with a danger of injury from flying debris. Trees are also likely to be damaged or blown over.Heavy rain is also likely through Thursday as well as some snow over high ground as the system clears eastwards. These may prove additional hazards.

    The warning has been updated to extend the at-risk area southwards.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observations

Observed at 17:00, Wednesday 22 February

Light Rain

10°C 50°F

Wind Speed 3 km/h 2 mph Westerly

Humidity: 79%

Visibility: Excellent

Pressure: 1005mb, Falling

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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