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East Highland: forecast temperature

Thursday, 21 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1707 on Thursday, 21 August 2014

Overview for Friday

After a mainly dry morning showers developing in the afternoon. Chilly northerly 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 Low Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon across the west.
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Low A risk of being sunburnt in any prolonged afternoon sunshine.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Friday
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Friday

Weather

Apart from an isolated shower it will be dry in the early hours. The walking day will start cold, bright and largely dry although an isolated shower is possible across the north. Otherwise little change in the morning. Through the afternoon showers are likely to develop, a few on the heavy side with the rumble of thunder possible towards the west. Little change in the evening. With the air coming down from the north it will feel cold, especially in those showers which could be quite wetting. There could also be some wet snow on the very highest tops too.

Visibility

Moderate in any heavier showers otherwise very good to excellent, especially across the south. Very good air clarity.

Hill fog

Patches down to 700 metres in any heavy showers, otherwise scattered patches down to 900 metres mostly in the north. Less cloud in the more sheltered ranges of the Breadalbane.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly veering northerly 25 mph, occasional gusts to 40 mph near any heavier showers.

Temperature

Glens Plus 4 rising to 13 Celsius.
900 m Plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Saturday

Weather

Isolated showers in the early hours otherwise dry and cold. The walking day will start mainly dry and cold with one or two isolated showers across the northern Cairngorms. The rest of the day will see some good spells of sunshine with a few well scattered showers, these mainly across the north and east and it will be cold enough some some snow on the very highest tops. Some good spells of dry weather expected across the Breadalbane. Becoming mainly dry and cold by evening.

Visibility

Very good to excellent with very good air quality. Falling moderate in the heavier showers.

Hill fog

Falling to 700 metres in showers, else scattered patches down to 900 metres. Best of the cloud breaks across the south.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 25 mph

Temperature

Glens Plus 3 rising to 14 Celsius.
900 m Plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Sunday

After a cold start with some frost in the glens it will be dry and sunny. Light winds.

Monday

Detail uncertain but it may well stay dry although a risk of some showers across the south for a time.

Tuesday

Likely to be dry with some brightness.

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