Emergencies - Severe weather warnings
Severe or hazardous weather
Severe or hazardous weather has the potential to cause danger to life or widespread disruption of communications or transport.
The Met Office lead on this and warnings are issued through their National Severe Weather Warning Service. You can sign up for free email alerts to keep up to date with weather warnings.
National severe weather warning service
Local and national weather updateThe first and most vital check is the local and national weather forecasts.
Northamptonshire 5 day weather forecast - BBC website.
Local and national weather forecasts - Met Office website
The Met Office also offer advice of precautions to take during periods of severe or hazardous weather.