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East Highland: forecast cloud

Tuesday, 29 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0328 on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Overview for Tuesday

Early cloud hill fog and patchy rain clearing to sunny spells and isolated showers. Windy with gales possible on the most exposed ridges and summits.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales Medium Gusts to 50mph likely on the highest ridges and summits.
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog Medium early this morning more especially the Perthshire Hills.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High Sunny spells breaking through by afternoon with high UV levels bringing a sunburn risk.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Tuesday

Weather

A cloudy start to the walking day with some light rain and drizzle across Ben Alder and Breadalbane. This will move east in the morning though will break up as it does so with some sunny intervals continuing in shelter and breaking through more generally by the afternoon. One or two isolated showers will follow mainly to the far west.

Visibility

Locally moderate to poor in early morning light rain or drizzle, otherwise mainly good and becoming very good in the afternoon with many distant hills visible.

Hill fog

Patchy below 600m becoming more widespread in the south and west of the area with some patches to 300m. Hill fog then lifting from most summits later in the morning with just the odd western Munro likely to see hill fog in the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 600m

Westerly 35mph gusts 50mph.

Temperature

Glens Plus 11 Celsius at dawn rising 20 Celsius in the afternoon, locally 22 Celsius in Deeside, then falling 13 by midnight.
900 m Plus 8 Celsius rising Plus 12 Celsius in the sunnier east.
Freezing level Above summits though notably cooler than recent days.

Wednesday

Weather

Showers may become more widespread in southern ranges in the early hours and perhaps lingering into Wednesday morning. Otherwise a bright day with some sunshine and just the odd shower mainly over the Cromdale Hills.

Visibility

Moderate or good, becoming very good in the afternoon except very briefly near showers.

Hill fog

Patchy above 750-900m overnight and morning and occasional above 1000m, but mostly lifting above the tops.

Maximum winds above 600m

Westerly 30mph gusts 40-45mph.

Temperature

Glens Plus 8 Celsius rising to Plus 20 Celsius in the afternoon.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Thursday

A mainly dry start then a band of rain some heavy will spread from the west. The chance of a short spell of squally thundery rain before it brightens to scattered heavy showers. Fresh southwesterly winds.

Friday

A mainly dry start to the day then showers developing some becoming heavy and slow moving with some thundery downpours. Moderate southerly breeze.

Saturday

Another very showery day with the chance of some thundery downpours though some drier brighter spells.

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