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Lake District: forecast cloud

Monday, 1 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1553 on Monday, 1 September 2014

Overview for Tuesday

Initially cloudy in places, with fog on the eastern and northern fells. A bright start to the day elsewhere, with sunny spells spreading to eastern areas by mid-morning.

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 Persistent hill fog possible at first, mainly across the far eastern and northern fells.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn during any prolonged sunny spells, especially in the afternoon.

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Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Tuesday

Weather

Any mist or fog will quickly clear, to leave a dry sunny day with light southerly winds and very little hill fog. Staying largely clear during evening, leading to a fairly chilly night.

Visibility

Very good visibility again across the park, but the clarity of the hills in the far distance may not be as clear as Monday.

Hill fog

Extensive hill fog on the far eastern and northern fells during the early morning. Occasional patches during the afternoon mainly around the Scafell Pike and Helvellyn regions.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northeasterly 10mph, becoming southerly 5-10mph by midday.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 8 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 9 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius rising to 10 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Wednesday

Weather

Early morning hill fog soon clears leaving another fine and dry day for the national park. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Visibility

Generally good or excellent, with distant hills clearly discernable against the blue sky

Hill fog

Isolated patches down to 500m early in the morning, mainly on the south western fells. Generally above the summits by the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 10-15mph falling to 5-10 mph during the evening

Temperature

Valleys Plus 8 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 9 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius rising to 10 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Thursday

Hill fog again overnight, with some early morning rain soon clearing to leave a dry and bright morning. Risk of some showers developing during the afternoon. Light southeasterly winds.

Friday

Generally dry with some sunny spells. Light to moderate easterly winds.

Saturday

A cloudy but generally dry day, with light southerly winds.

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