Blackpool weather forecast: Heavy rain with bright sunshine later

The weather is set to be a mixed bag today, with a mixture of cloud, sunshine and rain.

Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 7:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 8:27 am
The weather is set to be a mixed bag today, with a mixture of cloud, sunshine and rain.

What will the weather be like this morning in Blackpool?

Heavy rain will hit, easing off by 9am. Mixture of cloud and sunny spells throughout the rest of the morning. The temperature will reach its peak of 9C by 12pm.

What will the weather be like this afternoon in Blackpool?

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The weather is set to be a mixed bag today, with a mixture of cloud, sunshine and rain.

Early afternoon will see bright sunshine, before turning cloudy for the rest of the afternoon. The temperature will remain at 9C.

What will the weather be like this evening and tonight in Blackpool?

Light rain will hit at 8pm, turning heavy from 9pm onward and continuing throughout the evening and into the early hours of tomorrow morning. The temperature will dip to 7C by 9pm and remain so throughout the evening. Overnight temperature of 6C.

What will the weather be like tomorrow in Blackpool?

Tomorrow will see rain and cloud throughout the day. Maximum temperature of 10C.

What is the long-term forecast for Blackpool?

The Met Office UK outlook for Saturday 9 March to Monday 18 March said: “Saturday is looking windy with gales or severe gales as cloud, rain and hill snow push eastwards across the UK, sunny spells and showers following into the west.

“Further showers likely on Sunday, perhaps some more persistent rain or hill snow for a time.

“As temperatures drop below average for the time of year there will be an increasing risk of hail, sleet and snow to lower levels, mainly in the north.

“The following week will start unsettled with further some rain, sleet and snow.

“There may be a more settled interlude later Monday into Tuesday but further spells of wet weather will push in through the rest of the period.”