Storm Eunice: hour by hour forecast for Buxton

Storm Eunice is set to hit the High Peak today with an amber weather warning issued by the Met Office for our area.

By Louise Cooper
Friday, 18th February 2022, 9:22 am
Updated Friday, 18th February 2022, 10:06 am

The storm is expected to cause significant disruption across the country, with an amber warning stating that: there is a good chance that flying debris could result in a danger to life; damage to buildings and homes is likely, with roofs blown off and power lines brought down; roads, bridges and railway lines are likely to close, with delays and cancellations to bus, train, ferry services and flights and there is a good chance that power cuts, possibly prolonged, could occur , perhaps affecting other services, such as mobile phone coverage.

A rare red warning has also been issued for parts of south west England, Wales and London with winds of up to 100mph being forecast.

People are being urged to stay at home and not travel unless absolutely necessary.

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Storm Eunice is set to hit Derbyshire today. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

As well as the strong winds, snow is also being forecast for the High Peak.

Here’s the latest hour-by-hour forecast for Buxton from the Met Office:

10am – cloudy, wind speed 14mph, gusts 39mph

11am – heavy rain, wind speed 16mph, gusts 41mph

12noon – heavy rain, wind speed 22mph gusts 54mph

1pm – sleet, wind speed 26mph, gusts 61mph

2pm – light snow, wind speed 28mph, gusts 66mph

3pm – sleet, wind speed 26mph, gusts 61mph

4pm – sleet, wind speed 23mph, gusts 56mph

5pm – overcast, wind speed 23mph, gusts 54mph

6pm – light snow, wind speed 22mph, gusts 50mph

7pm – light snow, wind speed 22mph, gusts 50mph

8pm – light snow, wind speed 21mph, gusts 49mph

9pm – light snow, wind speed 21mph, gusts 49mph

10pm – light snow, wind speed 22mph, gusts 49mph

11pm – light snow, wind speed 22mph, gusts 49mph