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Weather warning issued with strong winds forecast to hit Wrexham overnight

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Wednesday, Jan 17th, 2018.

There’s more bad weather on the way for Wrexham with gusts expected to reach nearly 50mph overnight.

The Met Office have issued a ‘Yellow Weather Warning’ covering Wrexham, Wales and large parts of the north west of England, between 12:05am and 11am on Thursday 18th January.

It it forecast that some parts of the country, including coastal areas, could be hit by gusts of between 50-60mph.

Current forecasts for Wrexham show that gusts will reach 32mph at midnight, before peaking at 48mph at 3am. However it will still be a blustery morning for those heading out and about first thing, with gusts of 34mph at 6am.

Details released by the Met Office state that “the strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by mid morning”

The Chief Forecaster’s assessment, adds: “Gusts of 50-60 mph are likely quite widely. There is some uncertainty over the peak gusts, but there is a small chance of winds reaching 70 mph in places – most likely across coastal north Wales and northwest England during the middle part of the night and then across parts of Lincolnshire and East Anglia early on Thursday morning.”

It is the second weather warning issued by the Met Office this week, with ice and snow flurries hitting the Wrexham area overnight.

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