Ice warning for Southport as temperatures drop January 15th, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Man skates on Marine Lake, Southport Experts have predicted severe ice in Southport tonight. The North West of England has so far escaped the worst of the Arctic blast which hit the UK this week, but forecasters are warning that temperatures will plummet evening. A Met Office spokesman said: “Temperatures will fall sharply after dark this evening allowing icy patches to form on untreated surfaces, including footpaths and cycleways, especially where there have been wintry showers today. “Please be aware of the potential for difficult travel conditions.” The warning covers the North West of England. It will be a cold and dry but frosty and sunny start to Saturday, with a maximum temperature of 3°C. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!