England's third NatWest one-day international against West Indies remains at the mercy of the weather as rain continues to fall at Headingley.
With the gloomy conditions showing no sign of relenting an early lunch was called for 12.30pm with the umpires due to inspect a sodden surface afterwards.
Hopes of any play are increasingly looking unlikely, however, with the groundsman unable to prevent puddles appearing on the playing arena despite their continued efforts since early this morning.
Rain had fallen all day yesterday too and, with a 4.30pm cut-off for the minimum requirement of a 20-over game, a decision to call the match off could come even sooner.
England have already wrapped up the three-match series 2-0 and have rested key names Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan for the match.
Should play get under way Jade Dernbach could be set for an emotional recall less than a week after his Surrey team-mate Tom Maynard was killed after he was hit by a tube train in south west London.
Dernbach was withdrawn from the second ODI at the Oval on Tuesday following the news of his close friend's death, but returned to training with the squad yesterday.