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East Highland: forecast wind

Thursday, 24 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0244 on Thursday, 24 July 2014

Overview for Thursday

Some mist and low cloud across the more eastern ranges at first, otherwise dry and sunny.

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 Medium Across the Angus and eastern Perthshire hills at first.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High High UV levels so protection advised.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands

Thursday

Weather

The fine weather will continue Overnight mist and low cloud over the perthshire and Angus hills will soon burn off in the morning. Otherwise expect a dry and sunny day. It will feel hot at low levels with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Patchy low cloud drifting inland from the coast during the evening.

Visibility

Locally poor at first otherwise moderate to good, becoming very good for a time in the afternoon.

Hill fog

Areas below 250 metres at first.

Maximum winds above 600m

Southeastely 15 mph, but 20 to 25 mph in the early hours.

Temperature

Glens Plus 12 at dawn, rising to around 26 Celsius in the afternoon, falling 15 by midnight. Feeling hot and humid with a risk of dehydration.
900 m Plus 12 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Friday

Weather

Dry in the early hours with some mist and low cloud returning through Deeside and across the Perthshire and Angus hills. This mist and low cloud will soon burn off in the morning to leave another dry and sunny day. It will be a very warm day with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Some low cloud drifting into the east through the evening.

Visibility

Moderate to poor locally at first and again later in the evening, but for the main part of the day visibility good to very good.

Hill fog

Areas around 250 metres at first, soon burning off in the morning.

Maximum winds above 600m

Easterly 15 mph

Temperature

Glens Plus 13 Celsius rising to a rather warm and humid 25 Celsius.
900 m Plus 13 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Saturday

Early low cloud across the east dispersing through the morning then bright and warm, but a scattering of heavy showers may develop in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday

Dry with some good spells of sunshine but cooler and fresher than of late.

Monday

A bright start but cloud and occasional rain likely to spread from the northwest.

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