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Thursday, 28 August 2014: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 0203 on Thursday, 28 August 2014
A band of rain will move across all of the Scottish mountains this moving through quite smartly with brighter conditions with showers following.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||High||At first|
|Gales||High||Throughout the day|
|Severe chill effect||High||In the rain in the morning|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||High||In the morning|
|Heavy persistent rain||High||Mainly over Angus Perth and Aberdeenshire Hills at first.|
|Strong Sunlight||Medium||Mid morning onwards as rain clears, sunburn risk.|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
Light rain showers
A cloudy start to the day with rain affecting all but the northern cairngorms however the rain will soon spread across this area as well. The heaviest of the rain will be over the Braes of Angus up into the Southern cairngorms. This rain will also be accompanied by storm force winds across the higher summits and the cairngorm plateau. The rain will soon start to die out over Breadalbane with some bright then sunny spells following. The winds will also ease back to gale force. These brighter and drier conditions will quickly move north reaching all but the Ladder hills by midday and clearing these by early afternoon. Within the following sunnier conditions there will also be a few showers and most likely to be focused over the hills of Breadalbane. Any showers dying out again during the evening.
Poor at first in the rain but becoming good to very good as the rain clears.
Extensive over the whole area at first with bases ranging from 500 metres over the Braes of Angus and the Southern Cairngorms to 750metres over the Monadhliaths and Creag Meagaidh. This soon breaking up to leave occasional patches around 750metres
Southeasterly 50 to 60mph with gusts to 80mph at first particularly over the more exposed ridges and summits during the period of the rain. Winds easing to 30mph with gusts to 50mph after the passage of the rain.
|Glens||8 Celsius rising to 19 Celsius in the afternoon.|
|900 m||Plus 8 Celsius, rising Plus 10 this afternoon.|
|Freezing level||Above the summits.|
A dry start to the night but bands of showers will start to move across from the west later in the night these possible heavy at times particularly over Breadalbane. Showery for the walking day, these heavy at times with the risk of thunder with the main risk of this being over the Braes of Angus. Breezy with gales across the tops. Although it will be fairly cloudy there will be some bright or sunny intervals as well, the best of these over The Monadhliaths where there will be fewer showers as well.
Moderate in and around the showers otherwise good to very good with very good clarity to the air.
Occasional around 600 metres lowering to 450 metres in the heavier showers.
The southeasterly winds will back Southerly overnight but maintain speeds of around 30 to 40mph with gusts to 50mph.
|Glens||Plus 7 Celsius rising to 19 Celsius.|
|900 m||Plus 7 Celsius|
|Freezing level||Above the summits.|
Sunny spells and a scattering of showers, these mainly across the north and west. Drier across the south. Gale force northwesterly winds.
Cloudy with some patchy rain in the north at first but dying out leave a fine dry day with sunny spells and fairly light winds.
Cloudy with rain and extensive hill fog at first with gale force southwesterly winds. Soon becoming drier and brighter from the west with sunny spells.
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