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Make the most of Good Friday for Easter could be wet and windy

Weatherman Paul Stevens forecasts strong winds and rain for Bank Holiday

Make the most of Good Friday as the rest of Easter could be wet and windy.

That was the forecast from Huddersfield weatherman Paul Stevens who has talked of strong winds and heavy rain over the holiday weekend.

There will also be vastly differing temperatures, with the chance of the mercury hitting 13° or 14° C on Saturday but dropping down to as low as 5° C by Monday.

At least it’s better than the Easter of two years ago, when much of Huddersfield was still blanketed by snow.

Mr Stevens, of Salendine Nook, said: “It’s very much a mixed bag but anyone who wants to get out and about to enjoy the weather should look to Good Friday.

“Friday is likely to stay dry for much of the day with some spells of bright sunshine and when it it bright we could see temperatures rise to 12° C, which is average for the time of year.

“It will feel very pleasant but as we head into the evening it will turn windy.

Spring time in Greenhead Park.

“Saturday will start dry but then wet and windy weather will sweep in with some very strong winds. It will feel warm, perhaps up to 13° C but will change later in the day.

“Sunday may start fine but heavy showers are likely during the day and it will be very breezy.

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“A big deep low pressure band is set to be over us on Monday and although we don’t know exactly where it will ne centred, we are likely to see a cold, wet day with perhaps some wintry showers on the high ground.

“It looks unsettled for much of the rest of next week and we could see some more sleet on the hills and moors."



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