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Wintry weather expected to continue in East Lancashire
9:20am Monday 14th January 2013 in News
EAST Lancashire is being warned to expect more wintry weather today and later into the week.
Snow started to fall yesterday afternoon and remains on the ground across East Lancashire today.
The Met Office says Monday will remain cold and cloudy with rain, sleet and snow throughout the morning.
There is expected to be 'significant accumulation' of snow on higher ground.
This afternoon the weather is expected to become brighter, with wintry showers and a breeze developing. Maximum temperature will be 4 °C.
Showers of rain sleet and snow will continue into the evening, but it is expected to be dry overnight. A hard frost is expected, with temperatures dropping to -3 °C.
Tuesday will remain cold and bright, with a chance of scattered showers in the morning and a maximum temperature of 2 °C.
A Highways Agency spokesman said: “With difficult travelling conditions likely road users are urged to take extra care and check the latest forecast and road conditions before travelling.”
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