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East Highlands mountain area forecast

Forecast issued: 1434 on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Overview for Sunday

A cold night with a touch of frost followed by a dry day with some good sunny spells.

Hazards

Medium risk of Strong sunlight: In the more prolonged spells of sunshine in the south.

No risk of Blizzards; Heavy snow; Storm force winds; Gales; Severe chill effect; Persistent extensive hill fog; Thunderstorms; Heavy persistent rain;

Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Sunday

Dawn to 0900 0% chance of precipitation
0900 to 1200 0% chance of precipitation
1200 to 1500 Sunny intervals Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation
1500 to dusk Sunny intervals Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation

Detailed mountain weather forecast

Sunday

Weather

Dry and cold in the early hours. Sunday will start cold and dry with some mist in the glens. Then a fine September day in prospect, with all ranges remaining dry and bright with some sunshine with light winds. Best of the sunshine across the southern ranges of the Angus hills and the Breadalbane hills. Some fine panoramic views with little hint of any haze even towards the most distant summits.

Visibility

Early mist soon burning off then very good with very good air clarity with hills at all distances standing out sharp.

Hill fog

Some patches around 900 metres across northern ranges first thing otherwise most summits free of cloud.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 25 mph in the early hours, otherwise west or northwesterly 10 to 15 mph but feeling fresher than of late.

Temperature

Glens: Plus 3 Celsius at dawn rising to 17 Celsius, falling to 6 Celsius by midnight.
900 m: Plus 5 Celsius
Freezing level: Just above the highest summits.

Monday

Weather

Dry and cold overnight with a few mist patches. A cold and dry start with some mist in the glens. Then another fine day in prospect, with all ranges remaining dry and bright with some sunshine with light winds. Best of the sunshine across the braes of Angus. High cloud will make the sunshine rather hazy as we go through the afternoon. During the evening it will become cloudier from the west with some patchy rain coming in across the Monadhliaths and the Hills of Cromdale.

Visibility

Early mist soon burning off then very good with very good air clarity.

Hill fog

Some patches around 600 metres across northern ranges first thing otherwise most summits free of cloud.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 10 to 15 mph becoming westerly 20mph in the evening.

Temperature

Glens: Plus 3 Celsius at dawn rising to 17 Celsius, falling to 6 Celsius by midnight.
900 m: Plus 5 Celsius increasing to plus 8 Celsius in the evening.
Freezing level: Above the summits.

Outlook

Tuesday

Cloudy with rain in the south at first but brightening up but with showers following from the northwest.

Wednesday

Dry with sunny spells much of the day but the sunshine becoming hazier in the afternoon with rain edging into the west in the evening. Fresh winds much of the day with a risk of northwesterly gales in the evening.

Thursday

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain this heaviest in the west. Extensive hill fog with severe gale force winds.


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