Met Office weekend weather forecast for Blackpool, Preston, Lancaster, Burnley and Blackburn

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After being hit by two storms recently, we’re taking a look forward to this weekends weather forecast

 

Blackpool shrouded in cloud
Blackpool shrouded in cloud (Image: James Maloney/Lancs Live)

Lancashire is set to be battered with more rain this weekend.

In most areas, heavy rain is set to fall throughout Saturday and Sunday will be cloudy and overcast.

This comes after the county has been hit by two storms in recent weeks – Storm Arwen and Storm Barra.

We have looked at the weather forecast issued by the Met Office to get an idea of what conditions we can expect this weekend.

LancsLive have looked at the predictions for five areas of Lancashire – Lancaster, Burnley, Blackpool, Blackburn and Preston.

Going by the forecasts, it is safe to say you’ll be needing a waterproof coast and an umbrella if you’re planning to venture out.

Lancaster

A view from Lancaster city centre
A view from Lancaster city centre

Saturday

To start the day, skies will be overcast in Lancaster.

These will be followed by heavy rain which will fall until 8pm when light rain is forecast to continue throughout the night.

Throughout the day, temperatures will reach 8° and drop to 7°.

Sunday

A cloudy start to the day will be followed by light rain. It is forecast to fall between noon and 6pm.

Weather will be cloudy and rainy throughout the rest of the night.

At times, the temperature is set to reach 12° but will drop to 7°.

Preston

General view taken in Preston city centre
General view taken in Preston city centre (Image: Lancs Live)

Saturday

Saturday will begin with a cloudy morning in Preston, by 11am this will turn to heavy rain.

This is set to continue throughout the rest of the day.

Temperatures are set to stay around 7°.

Sunday

Again, there will be cloudy skies to start the day on Saturday.

These will stay until around noon when light rain will fall.

It will continue until around 6pm when skies will be cloudy and overcast.

Throughout the day, temperatures will reach highs of 12° and drop to 7°.

Blackburn

General views of Blackburn
General views of Blackburn

Saturday

There will be a cloudy and overcast start to the day on Saturday in Blackburn.

Light rain is set to fall at 11am and turn heavier by noon. This will continue throughout the day.

Temperatures are set to stay between 7° and 6°.

Sunday

There will be similar weather on Sunday, with overcast and cloudy skies forecast throughout the day.

Light rain will fall between noon and 6pm also.

Throughout the day, temperatures will reach highs of 11° and drop to 6°.

Burnley

Burnley
Burnley

Saturday

In Burnley, there will be a cloudy start to the day on Saturday.

Light rain is set to fall between 11am and 1pm when it is set to get heavier and continue throughout the day.

Throughout the day, temperatures will reach highs of 7° and drop to 6°.

Sunday

The skies will be cloudy and overcast on Sunday morning.

Light rain will fall intermittently throughout the rest of the day and overcast skies will remain.

Temperatures are set to stay between 11° and 7°.

Blackpool

Waves crash over Blackpool waterfront
Waves crash over Blackpool waterfront (Image: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Saturday

A cloudy and overcast start to the day in Blackpool will be followed by light rain at 10am.

By 11am, this is set to turn to heavy rain and will continue throughout the rest of the day.

Temperatures are set to stay between 8° and 7°.

Sunday

Sunday will bring another day of cloudy and overcast weather in the seaside town.

Light rain is set to fall between 3pm and 6pm also.

Throughout the day, temperatures will reach highs of 12° and drop to 7°.