Yellow weather warning for St Albans and Harpenden
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Batten down the hatches - the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for St Albans and Harpenden.
Weather forecasters are warning of the potential for very strong winds on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday morning.
The Met Office yellow weather warning for the area means there is a chance of damage to buildings thanks to tiles being blown from roofs or through falling tree branches.
Today, the gusty wind has already being causing havoc by bringing trees down across the county.
Herts County Council tweeted this afternoon: “Due to high winds across the country, we have fallen trees across Hertfordshire causing delays, but our emergency crews are working hard to get these cleared.
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“Please be patient we will get there.”
The Met Office forecast for the region is early evening showers today.
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Tomorrow, Thursday, most parts are expected to be dry and bright with a maximum temperature of 22 °C.
Friday is set to be “cooler and windy with sunny spells and scattered, blustery showers”, according to the Met Office.
Looking ahead to the weekend, there may be some rain during the later part of Saturday.
Sunday is likely to be blustery with the possibility of heavy rain.
There is a yellow weather warning in place for Sunday and Monday due to strong winds.