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Lake District: forecast cloud

Wednesday, 23 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0240 on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Overview for Wednesday

A bright and fine day with lengthy sunny spells during the day and clear skies during the evening. Feeling hot.

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 High High risk of sunburn and dehydration during the day in lengthy sunny spells.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Wednesday
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Wednesday

Weather

A fine and very warm day with lengthy bright and sunny spells. It will remain dry throughout the period. However, if you are out on the hills be aware that there is a high risk of sunburn and dehydration in any long ascents.

Visibility

Overall good but with generally hazy conditions only adjacent hills are likely to be clearly seen with ones further away becoming indistinct.

Hill fog

Nil hill fog.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 15-20mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 26 Celsius in the afternoon. Falling to Plus 13 Celsius overnight.
900 m Plus 13 Celsius, rising to Plus 15 Celsius through the afternoon, dropping back to Plus 13 Celsius
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Thursday

Weather

Another fine, dry and warm day with lengthy bright spells so sun cream and bottle of water are recommended. Staying dry and clear during the evening and perhaps feeling slightly cooler than Thursday.

Visibility

Overall good but some haze could make distant hills indistinct.

Hill fog

Nil hill fog.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 15-20mph gusting 30mph at times.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 Celsius rising to Plus 26 Celsius in the afternoon. Falling to Plus 13 Celsius overnight.
900 m Plus 13 Celsius, rising to Plus 16 Celsius through the afternoon.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Friday

Another very warm day. Variable amounts of cloud, but still generally bright and dry. Light to moderate southeasterly winds.

Saturday

Generally dry with variable amounts of cloud. However, a few light showers during the afternoon are possible. Light southeasterly winds.

Sunday

Mainly dry, but cloudier than of late. Scattered showers are also likely during the afternoon. Light to moderate northerly winds.

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