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East Highland: forecast pressure

Monday, 22 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0205 on Monday, 22 September 2014

Overview for Monday

Dry start with some mist and fog, some sunny spells before clouding over from west later. Light rain during evening in western ranges. Windy later.

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 Low Locally during morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Low Possible till mid-afternoon, mainly east and south.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands



A misty start in many glens and lower slopes but this thinning and most ranges will brighten up with some pleasant sunny spells, especially towards Perthshire, Angus and Deeside. Towards the Great Glen it will however cloud over later with rain spreading in during the evening.


Mostly moderate overnight reducing poor in places by dawn with some fog patches in glens. After daybreak slowly improving good by lunchtime though only neighbouring hills becoming distinct. Later in the day under the rain band in the northwest tending to reduce moderate.

Hill fog

Overnight patches below 400 metres becoming more widespread by dawn, then slowly lifting mid-morning to just leave odd patches 750 metres by noon. Later in evening periods 750 to 900 metres spreading in across northwestern ranges.

Maximum winds above 600m

West or Southwest 20 gust 30 mph increasing 25 gust 40 mph later.


Glens Plus 3 rising 17 Celsius.
900 m 4 rising 7 Celsius.
Freezing level above summits.



Overnight rain should clear away to the east around dawn and then some bright or sunny spells for a time through the late morning and afternoon. However thickening cloud with showery rain will spread back across from the northwest by evening, this mainly affecting ranges over Badenoch and Speyside and down into western Perthshire. Angus and Aberdeenshire hills staying drier.


Moderate or good, perhaps very good for a time towards noon with more distant peaks becoming discernable. However reducing mostly moderate as rain returns in west later.

Hill fog

Occasional periods 450 to 750 metres at first, lifting nearer 900 metres by lunchtime. then as rain returns periods 750 metres forming in the west and northwest later.

Maximum winds above 600m

West or Southwest 25 gust 35 but some gusts 45mph in north.


Glens 9 rising 17 Celsius.
900 m 7 Celsius
Freezing level above summits.



Many ranges having a mostly dry bright day with some sunny spells. Fresh or strong Northwest winds.


Mostly cloudy with hill fog, especially on more western ranges. Some drizzle and strong West to Southwest winds increasing gale force. Rain may develop more notably in northwest during evening.


Starting dull and rainy, with mist and hill fog, possible some persistent rain for southern ranges, but drier brighter weather spreading from the northwest later. Westerly gales likely.

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