Records being broken at Ribblehead station where the FoSCL / MyLocalWeather weather station recorded a gust of 61mph at 2205 last evening, 1st March. The wind direction was 90 degrees - due east.
Also on 1st March was the lowest windchill at -17C
See http://www.mylocalweather.org.uk/ribblehead/ for the latest data.
The present weather station was set up in January 2009. It's been recording data ever since then.