Yellow weather warning in place for wind in Lincoln

Brace yourselves for some very strong winds later this week after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning in Lincoln and other areas of the county.

The warning is in place between 3am and 6pm on Thursday, January 9.

A yellow weather warning for wind will be in place in Lincoln and other areas of the county on Thursday, January 9. Photo: Met Office

Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to be cloudy, with some heavy rain also forecast, before the yellow weather warning is put in place.

Very strong winds are forecast on Thursday morning. In Lincoln, wind speeds could reach around 20mph with gusts of 36mph.

The Met Office has issued guidance to expect the following:

  • There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris
  • There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs
  • There is a small chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected
  • There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close
  • There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • There is a small chance that injuries and danger to life could occur from beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

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