WEATHER: Weather warning starts week ahead in North Yorkshire

A severe weather warning is in place for much of North Yorkshire from 05:00 Tuesday until 21:00 Tuesday.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 10:20 am
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 10:22 am

High winds are forecast across the county with some disruption in places.

What to expect:

- Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely.

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High winds are forecast over the next few days - Pic Credit: Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images

- Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer

- Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely

- Some short term loss of power and other services is possible

- It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves

Met office map showing area covered by the weather warning

The full forecast for Yorkshire & Humber from Monday January 6 - Friday January 10

Headline: Cloudy and windy with some rain during Monday afternoon


- Cloudy with strong southwesterly winds. Some patchy drizzle in the morning over the Pennines before outbreaks of locally heavy rain spread quickly eastwards during the afternoon. Turning dry by evening with some brightness likely to end the day. Maximum temperature 9 °C.


- Cloud clearing most areas to give some long clear spells and feeling quite cold by the end of the night as the brisk winds decrease. Minimum temperature 2 °C.


- Cloud soon increasing and thickening with outbreaks of rain affecting some parts, most likely the Pennines. Mainly dry further east. Winds becoming very strong and gusty with gales probable. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

- Wednesday windy but mostly dry with some sunny spells. Some uncertainty for Thursday and Friday with generally cloudy conditions a chance of rain. Temperatures near or slightly below normal.

Updated: 04:00 (UTC) on Mon 6 Jan 2020