The Met Office have issued a Red severe weather warning for high winds.
The warning will be in place for Merseyside from 1.30pm until 9pm on Wednesday 12 February.
Winds are expected of up to 80 mph in exposed locations. Winds of this strength can cause structural damage and bring down trees and power lines resulting in the loss of electricity supplies. Large waves may also affect the coast.
Further information can be found on the Met office web site: