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Tuesday

Sleet

5°C 41°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
Wind Speed 43 km/h 27 mph
Wednesday

Light Cloud

5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 43 km/h 27 mph
Thursday

Light Rain Shower

6°C 43°F 4°C 39°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph
Friday

Heavy Rain Shower

6°C 43°F 4°C 39°F Westerly
Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph
Saturday

Sunny

6°C 43°F 1°C 34°F North Westerly
Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph

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Weather forecast details for Tuesday 16 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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0100 hours0200 hours0300 hours0400 hours0500 hours             
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Sleet Shower Light Rain Light Cloud Light Snow Shower Sleet Shower Light Rain Shower Light Rain Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower              
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 3°C 37°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F              
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Gusts 72 km/h 45 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 72 km/h 45 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 69 km/h 43 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 71 km/h 44 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 68 km/h 42 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 76 km/h 47 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 72 km/h 45 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 84 km/h 52 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 92 km/h 57 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 87 km/h 54 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 87 km/h 54 mph West North Westerly              
Wind Direction W W W W W W W W WNW WNW WNW              
Humidity 81% 78% 72% 75% 78% 79% 77% 76% 77% 71% 76%              
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) GVGVGVGEVGEEEEE             
Pressure (Millibars) 989 989 990 990 990 991 990 991 992 993 995              

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Tonight will see a mixture of clear spells and occasional snow showers. Some of the the showers will be heavy, and will lead to further snow accumulations, as well as icy stretches. It will be very windy, with coastal gales.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Merseyside

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:32 Active

    Warning

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:32 Active

    Warning

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  3. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    2100 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 18 January
    Updated 16 January at 11:39

    Warning

    Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

    In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

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, Tuesday 16 January

Light Cloud

5°C 41°F

Wind Speed 55 km/h 34 mph Westerly

Humidity: 78%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 989mb, Falling

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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