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Lake District: forecast cloud

Tuesday, 29 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1605 on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Widespread cloud with rain/drizzle to start, but the clouds will start to break in the afternoon. However, a risk of showers continues throughout the day.

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 There is a high UV level expected especially during the afternoon in southeastern parts of the park

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Wednesday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
Cloudy
Cloudy
Cloudy
Cloudy
Drizzle
Drizzle
Drizzle
Drizzle
30% 40% 70% 60%

Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Wednesday

Weather

Widespread cloud with rain/drizzle to start. The clouds will start to break from the afternoon though. Some scattered showers will are expected then, particularly to the south of the park, although there will be sunny spells at times. Overnight the cloud will start to increase once again.

Visibility

Generally good, but moderate in rain and showers and poor in any drizzle which could cause some navigational issues at times.

Hill fog

Persistent hill fog down to 700m with occasional hill fog down to 500m during the morning, this rising throughout the morning and clearing by the afternoon. However some occasional patches will form down to 500m overnight.

Maximum winds above 500m

Westerly 20mph with gusts of 35-40mph becoming southwesterly 15mph gusting 25mph later.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius, rising to Plus 20 Celsius, before dropping back to Plus 12 Celsius.
900 m Around Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Thursday

Weather

Sunny intervals and scattered showers are expected throughout the day. Some of these showers could be heavy with a risk of thunder, particularly towards the south of the park, during the afternoon.

Visibility

Generally good however poor in any heavy showers.

Hill fog

Occasional hill fog down to 500m is expected throughout the day. Also some patches down to 300m, however, these will rise throughout the morning.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southwesterly 15mph gusting 25mph with stronger gusts in the thunderstorms up to 35mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius, rising to Plus 20 Celsius before dropping down to Plus 11 Celsius.
900 m Around Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Friday

Another day of sunny spells and scattered showers. Some of these are expected to be heavy with a low risk of thunder. Fog down to 500m in showers. Light southerly wind.

Saturday

Scattered showers and sunny intervals once again. Some of which will be heavy with a risk of thunder. Light southeasterly wind backing southerly, although there may be some stronger gusts during any heavy showers.

Sunday

Remaining unsettled with sunny intervals and scattered showers. Light and variable winds, although there may be some stronger gusts during any heavy showers.

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