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East Highland: latest radar

Saturday, 23 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0330 on Saturday, 23 August 2014

Overview for Saturday

After a mainly dry morning showers developing in the afternoon. Chilly northwesterly 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 Low A low risk of being sunburnt in any prolonged afternoon sunshine.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands



The walking day will start mainly dry, cold but bright with one or two isolated showers. The rest of the day will see some spells of sunshine and scattered showers, these mainly across the north and east and it will be cold enough for a wintry element to the heavier showers. Becoming mainly dry and cold by evening.


Moderate in any heavier afternoon 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 25 mph, occasional gusts to 40 mph near any heavier showers.


Glens Plus 4 rising to 13 Celsius.
900 m Plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Isolated showers across the northern Cairngorms in the early hours, otherwise dry and cold. The walking day will start dry and cold with a slight frost in the glens. Then a mainly dry and bright day to come although the Angus hills and Cairngorms may be a little more cloudy with isolated showers.


Very good to excellent with very good air quality.

Hill fog

Occasional above 900 metres, particularly during the afternoon, with occasional patches down to 650m near any showers.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 15 to 20 mph


Glens Zero rising to 15 Celsius.
900 m Plus 1 rising to 4 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Chance of a light shower across the south otherwise dry and bright, best of the brightness across the northwest. Cold morning and late evening.


Dry with some sunshine and light winds. Cold morning and late evening.


Staying fine and dry. Southerly winds strengthening later. Cold morning and late evening.

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