Weather

Look to the stars before eating out this Bank Holiday

Ribble Valley Borough Council are saying that people should: “Check before you choose” if you are planning a bank holiday meal out. All food premises, including restaurants, cafes, takeaways, sandwich shops, food retailers and supermarkets, have star ratings from five to zero for food hygiene. The outlets are assessed on a wide range of criteria, such as the preparation, cooking, re-heating, …

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Blizzard forecast for this week in Blackburn, Darwen & the rest of East Lancashire

The Met Office have issued an amber warning of severe weather for Friday (18 January 2013) from 3am in the morning. In the statement issued they say, “As the weather breaks down, an area of snow looks increasingly likely to spread from the south-west.  Winds will strengthen and blizzard conditions are likely, especially over high ground. Accumulations of more than 10-15 cm of …

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Snow likely today for Blackburn & Darwen along with the rest of East Lancashire

Snow

With reports of snow already falling in Blackburn, the Met Office have updated their weather warning for Blackburn & Darwen and the rest of Lancashire including Accrington, Whalley and Clitheroe regarding the snow that was expected tomorrow (Monday 14th January 2013). Snow is now expected to hit the area late afternoon on Sunday 13th January 2013, although it is expected …

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Get ready for the snow – Weather warning for Monday

The Met Office have issued a warning of snow for Monday 14 January 2013 for Blackburn and Darwen, along with the rest of Lancashire. In the report they say, “An area of rain, sleet and hill snow spreading into north-western Scotland by early Monday is expected to turn increasingly to snow to low levels as it moves south eastwards through the day. Some significant accumulations of …

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Be prepared – Met Office increase weather warning alert for Friday

The Met Office have increased the status of the weather warning for East Lancashire from Yellow to Amber and say that the public should “be prepared”. The official statement says, “There is increasing concern that some of the more populated parts Northwest England could well experience some exceptionally wet conditions on Friday with winds gusting to over 50 mph. The …

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What is happening to our weather? – Severe weather warning for tomorrow

Wind and Rain Warning in Blackburn

Most people sitting in East Lancashire today, will be enjoying the sunshine and pleasant temperatures, with just a week to go to mid-summer‘s day and the longest day of the year. Well batten down the hatches, as the Met Office have issued a severe weather warning for  the area tomorrow. “A spell of wet and windy weather with periods of …

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Enjoying the sunshine? Well here comes the snow!

The Met Office have issued the following warning: Rain spreading southwards on Monday night and into Tuesday will turn increasingly to snow which will settle mainly on hills above about 200 m. Here accumulations of 5 cm or so are expected in places, whilst a mixture of rain, sleet or snow at lower levels brings the risk of some temporary …

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Heavy Snow forecast for Blackburn and Darwen over the weekend

Snow

The Met Office are predicting heavy snow for Blackburn, Darwen and surrounding areas from lunchtime tomorrow. They are predicting we might expect up to 10cm of snow and have issued and amber warning. Saturday Forecast A band of wet weather over Northern Ireland and western Scotland early Saturday will move slowly east and southeastwards across the United Kingdom during the day. As …

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Here comes the rain in Blackburn and Darwen

Rain Blackburn with Darwen

The Met Office have issued a warning about rain heading towards Blackburn and Darwen. The rain is expected to hit the area on Tuesday and the Met Office say: “Outbreaks of rain will become heavy and prolonged during Tuesday and again particularly later on Wednesday. The public should be aware that, with the ground already saturated, this rainfall may lead …

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Calm before the Storm – Severe Weather due in Blackburn and Darwen

The Met Office have issued a range of weather warnings for Blackburn with Darwen and the North West. From this evening and overnight they say: “Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds is expected during Monday evening and into the early hours of Tuesday and the public is advised that the rainfall has the potential to cause localised flooding from rivers …

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Snow and Gales on the way to Blackburn and Darwen from Thursday

Snow

The Met Office have issued another Yellow warning for Snow and Wind from Thursday into Friday for Blackburn and Darwen and substantial areas of the North West. The Met Office says: “Snow showers are expected late on Thursday and through Friday. The public should be aware that these will be heavy at times, and may give significant accumulations that could …

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Snow warning for Blackburn and Darwen

Snow

Snow has been forecast by the Met Office in Blackburn and Darwen, prompting them to issue a Yellow status weather warning. Showers will turn increasingly wintry this evening and into Monday morning, with snow accumulations expected across some hilly areas in northwest England. Additionally, icy patches are likely to become a hazard on untreated surfaces. The public should be aware that the wintry conditions …

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Council declares “We are ready” as temperatures start to plummet

[caption id=”attachment_185865″ align=”alignleft” width=”300″ caption=”Blackburn in the snow 2010″][/caption] Blackburn with Darwen is already planning ahead following two years’ unprecedented bad weather. The first frost arrived today and many residents woke up to a blanket of white covering their cars. The salt barn at the transport depot in Davyfield Road, Blackburn, is full in preparation for a potential third snowy …

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Celebrate St. George’s Day in Blackburn

The town will come alive with celebrations for St. George’s Day today. In King William Street, Blackburn, there will be attractions including fairground rides, a car rally, maypole dancing, street dancing and cheer-leading . Roses are being handed out to ladies and judging of Royal Society of St George window dressing will take place. Some of the area’s best local bands …

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Blackburn Life Weather for today and the weekend

A fine and very warm day after a locally misty start with maximum 22°C. There should be plenty of sunshine but with some cloud developing in the afternoon. Only a 10% chance of rain and light winds from ESE. For the weekend remaining warm with maximums around 22°C but with increased chance of showers on Friday and thundery showers on Saturday …

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Blackburn Life Weather

Another sunny day expected with only some light cloud. Maximum temperature 20°C. Light winds from ENE and a very low chance (10%) of rain. Have a great day!  

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