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East Highland: forecast pressure

Friday, 18 April 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0206 on Friday, 18 April 2014

Overview for Friday

A dry day everywhere on Friday with some long sunny spells and light winds.

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 Medium Sunny spells leading to sunburn risk, especially where snowcover.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Friday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Friday

Weather

Dry with long spells of sunshine during Friday, with just a little patchy cloud above the summits in the north.

Visibility

A few mist or freezing fog patches around dawn otherwise very good to excellent.

Hill fog

None expected.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwest becoming southwest 10-15 mph.

Temperature

Glens As low as Minus 4 in places by dawn then rising to around 14 Celsius in the afternoon, back down to 4 Celsius by midnight.
900 m Minus 2 Celsius overnight rising to Plus 6 Celsius in the afternoon, falling to Plus 3 by midnight.
Freezing level 600m rising above summits during the morning.

Saturday

Weather

Another dry day with some clear or sunny spells. A little more in the way of cloud at times though staying above the summits.

Visibility

A few mist or freezing fog patches around dawn otherwise good though perhaps a little hazier than Friday.

Hill fog

None expected by day, though some low cloud spreading in from the North Sea in the evening may give some hill fog down to 300m in exposed eastern areas for example the Angus and Perthshire hills.

Maximum winds above 600m

South to southwest 10mph becoming easterly 15mph in the evening,

Temperature

Glens Falling to around Minus 1 by dawn rising to Plus 14 Celsius in the afternoon, then back down to 4 by midnight.
900 m Plus 3 Celsius, rising to Plus 6 in the day then back down to Plus 2 by midnight.
Freezing level Above summits, though falling to 1000m later in the evening.

Outlook

Sunday

Low cloud and hill fog in the Angus and east Perthshire hills will burn off in the morning. Then another dry day with some long spells of sunshine. Freezing levels 900m at dawn though rising above summits in sunshine, falling to 1100m by midnight with some low cloud returning to some eastern foothills. Light to moderate easterly winds.

Monday

Cloudy with some patchy light rain, mainly persistent across the Aberdeenshire Hills and the Northern Cairngorms where there will also be hill fog. Some brighter spells to the south and southwest. East to northeasterly gales and freezing levels above the summits.

Tuesday

Mainly cloudy with some patchy light rain and some hill fog this probably clearing from the north with a few bright or sunny intervals developing. Strong east to northeast winds, summit gales. Freezing levels above summits falling to 1100m from the north.

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