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Brecon Beacons: latest pressure

Wednesday, 23 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1437 on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Overview for Thursday

A sunny day with plenty of warm sunshine.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog No Risk  
Thunderstorms Low Low risk of a thundery shower, mainly through the afternoon.
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High Near unbroken sunshine and high UV levels leading to a high risk of sunburn.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Thursday
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Brecon Beacons

Thursday

Weather

Some isolated valley mist and fog at first, then a fine and dry day with plenty of long sunny spells. There is a very low risk of an isolated heavy/thundery shower through the afternoon. Winds will be light easterly. It will be very warm or locally hot, particularly when walking in direct sun. UV levels will be moderate to high, so there is a high risk of sunburn.

Visibility

Excellent but poor in any early mist and heavy/thundery showers.

Hill fog

Nil significant.

Maximum winds above 400m

Easterly 10-15mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 14 Celsius becoming plus 29 Celsius.
800 m Plus 17 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Friday

Weather

Another sunny day with temperatures again very warm of locally hot. Winds will remain easterly and light. There is a small risk of a heavy, possibly thundery, shower through the afternoon and early evening. UV levels will again be high.

Visibility

Excellent, poor in any heavy showers or thunderstorms.

Hill fog

Isolated at 600m in any heavy showers/thunderstorms.

Maximum winds above 400m

Easterly 10-15mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 14 Celsius becoming plus 26 Celsius.
800 m Plus 18 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Saturday

Starting fine, dry and sunny. Cloud will gradually build from the north throughout the day and there is a low risk of some showery rain later. Remaining warm or very warm.

Sunday

Cloudier than previous days with scattered showers, possibly heavy at times. However, there will be dry and bright spells too. Feeling slightly less warm than of late.

Monday

A generally dry day with variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells. The odd isolated shower is possible too. Winds remaining light and continuing to feel warm.

Neuadd Rain (near Pontsticill)

Altitude 353 metres

Rainfall measured at 15:00 Wednesday, 23 July 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 72 hours 0.0 mm

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The Enhanced Mountain forecast for Brecon Beacons has been discontinued. All forecast information for these locations can be found in the standard Mountain forecast above.

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