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East Highland: forecast cloud

Wednesday, 23 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0155 on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Some early low cloud soon burning off then dry and largely sunny.

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 No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High High UV levels so protection advised.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Wednesday

Weather

Dry in the early hours with some mist and low cloud developing in the east. Mist and low cloud over the eastern Cairngorms, the Perthshire and Angus hills and the Pentlands will retreat back to the coast through the morning to leave a dry and sunny day. However some areas of thin low cloud will still linger across the lower slopes of the eastern Perthshire and Angus hills. It will feel hot with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Low cloud and mist returning to the more eastern ranges in the evening.

Visibility

Locally poor at first otherwise moderate to good, becoming very good for a time in the afternoon.

Hill fog

Areas between 200 and 400 metres at first, otherwise many ranges free of cloud. A few patches lingering across the eastern Perthshire and Angus hills into the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 600m

East or southeastely 15 mph

Temperature

Glens Plus 12 at dawn, rising to around 26 Celsius in the afternoon, falling 15 by midnight. Feeling hot and humid with a risk of dehydration.
900 m Plus 12 Celsius rising to Plus 16 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Thursday

Weather

The fine weather will continue. Dry in the early hours with some mist and low cloud through Deeside and the Perthshire and Angus hills. This mist and low cloud will soon burn off in the morning. Otherwise another dry and sunny day expected. It will be a very warm day with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Little change through the evening.

Visibility

Moderate to poor locally at first and again later in the evening, but for the main part of the day visibility good to very good.

Hill fog

Areas down to 200 to 400 metres in the early hours, soon burning off in the morning.

Maximum winds above 600m

Easterly 15 mph

Temperature

Glens Plus 13 Celsius rising to a rather warm and humid 23 Celsius.
900 m Plus 13 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Friday

Early low cloud across the east dispersing through the morning to leave another dry, sunny and warm day. Small risk of an isolated afternoon shower.

Saturday

Early mist clearing then dry with some hazy sunshine, still feeling warm and humid. Some showers spreading from the west later.

Sunday

A cloudy start with some patchy rain but becoming drier, brighter and somewhat fresher through the day.

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