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

Whether you are walking around Lancashire this weekend or planning to stay closer to home, it is always worth being prepared for whatever the weather throws at you.

This Saturday and Sunday (October 9 and 10), the general forecast is mostly dry for the most part, with parts of the county experiencing light showers.

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It is likely that there will be fog, but warmer temperatures for this time of year will still be there, as the remnants of Hurricane Sam will bring in warmer air.

Saturday will see mostly cloudy skies with scattered epidemics of rain descending southward during the day and despite the feeling of mild clouds for the time of year, maximum temperatures will remain at 17 degrees.

Cooler weather by Sunday is expected with cloud and patchy rain returning on Monday, becoming mainly dry and sunny for Tuesday with varying amounts of cloud.

For a detailed forecast for your Lancashire area, check out our weather guide below.


From Friday At night, warmer air will persist as warmer temperatures from Hurricane Sam continue to enter.

Temperatures of Saturday the morning will start at 14 degrees, peaking at 17 degrees at noon with a chance of rain in the late afternoon.

It will gradually decrease in the evening to end at 15 degrees – still relatively mild for this time of year.

Sunday will see a slightly cooler day with high temperatures of 14 degrees during the day.

The Met Office has issued a flood alert for the coast north of Morecambe Bay, so be careful if you find yourself in this area.


Warmer temperatures always stay around 17 degrees throughout Friday afternoon and evening.

Saturday temperatures continue to be warmer and will remain at 17 degrees with a risk of rain in the afternoon. It will cool down as the evening progresses.

Lit temperatures Sunday the morning starts to cool down and will drop to 10 degrees at night, so it’s cooler, but it should still be a clear day.


The warm, humid air of Friday evening with temperatures of 18 degrees.

A cooler day on Saturday with temperatures of 15 degrees but a greater likelihood of a drizzly afternoon and evening with temperatures only dropping down to 14 degrees.

A much clearer and cooler day Sunday starting with a crisp 10 degrees with highs of 14 degrees at noon.

These cooler temperatures are expected to remain from Sunday.

Blackburn with Darwen

Highs of 18 and 17 degrees plunging to 15 degrees this Friday evening and milder night temperatures for this time of year.

Cloudy day on Saturday beginning with warmer temperatures peaking at 17 degrees just after noon.

Little chance of rain later in the afternoon when the air will start to cool to 14 degrees.

Sunday will be cooler but also brighter during the day – temperatures will drop to 11 degrees by the end of the day.


The milder air remains in Burnley on Friday as temperatures still remain warm towards the evening.

Warmer weather for this time of year continues as temperatures peak at 17 degrees at noon, but subside as chances of rain increase for later in the afternoon.

Sunday will see a change as the air begins to cool and temperatures drop from Saturday to 10 degrees.

While Sunday is likely to be a lot cooler, it will also be a lot clearer with sunny spells.

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