The met office have today issued Merseyside a last minute yellow severe weather Warning for winds up to 60mph.
The warning is in force from 9am-5pm.
This is due to a small depression crossing northern England early this afternoon.
Southwesterly winds will increase this morning with gales developing across Merseyside.
Gusts of 50mph – 60mph are likely for a time across the region, costal areas are expected to see the worse of the wind.
A Met Office spokesperson said: “the public should be aware that this could lead to some disruption to travel and difficult driving conditions.
“Winds should ease from the west later this afternoon as the system moves away over the North Sea”.