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East Highland: forecast radar

Monday, 1 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0236 on Monday, 1 September 2014

Overview for Monday

A fine mostly dry day with sunny spells. Cloudier later in far northwest.

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 Some patches above 300 metres in the east at first.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn in the still strong sun, especially in south

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Monday

Weather

A mostly dry and bright day is expected with variable cloud cover allowing good sunny spells, and feeling warm by afternoon on the lower slopes.

Visibility

Locally moderate at dawn, especially in east, but generally good with mid distance hills clear and some distant hills faintly visible.

Hill fog

A few patches above about 300 metres at first soon clearing then occasional periods above 600 metres, lifting to 900 metres and upwards by afternoon.

Maximum winds above 600m

Westerly 15-20mph with gusts around 30mph over ridges and summits.

Temperature

Glens Plus 10 rising 19 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level Above summits.

Tuesday

Weather

Largely dry and bright with sunny spells though some overnight mist and hill fog banks for a time in glens and on lower slopes.

Visibility

Locally poor on lower slopes and in glens overnight, but soon improving good with mid distance hills clearly visible.

Hill fog

Some banks 200 to 450 metres, soon dispersing mid morning. Otherwise occasional periods above 600 metres lifting to 900 metres and upwards through the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 600m

Southwest 20mph, gusts 30mph.

Temperature

Glens Plus 6 rising 19 Celsius.
900 m Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level Above summits.

Outlook

Wednesday

Early mist and hill fog patches lifting then a largely dry bright day with sunny intervals. Mostly moderate southerly or southwesterly winds.

Thursday

Some dawn mist in glens soon clearing. Most parts remain dry and bright. Best of sunny spells over southern ranges where it will feel warm by day. Mostly light southerly winds.

Friday

Western and central ranges remaining fine with some good spells of sunshine, however eastern ranges seeing rather more cloud at times. Freshening easterly breeze.

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