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Lake District: forecast pressure

Saturday, 23 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1551 on Saturday, 23 August 2014

Overview for Sunday

A bright but chilly start to the day, fairly clear at first with only patchy amounts of cloud. Cloud will edge in from the west through the afternoon, which may lead to light rain overnight.

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 Low Patches down to 500m on the eastern fells at first, but rising above the summits by mid morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Any prolonged sunny spell giving a risk of sunburn.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Sunday

Weather

Sunday will be a dry day. Any mist or valley fog will soon clear to give a bright morning. Cloud will thicken from the west during the afternoon, spreading east through the evening, leading to a slightly milder night.

Visibility

Very good visibility across the park again on Sunday, however clarity of hills in the far distance may not be as good as compared to yesterday.

Hill fog

Nil. Cloud bases will stay above the summits throughout the day.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northwesterly 15-20mph, gusting up to 30mph at first, but by the end of the day the wind will back to a southeasterly 20mph, gusting up to 35mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 6 Celsius, rising up to plus 17 Celsius, before falling to plus 9 Celsius.
900 m Plus 3 Celsius at first rising up to plus 7 Celsius by the end of the day.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Monday

Weather

A cloudy and increasingly breezy day, with the possibility of some rain mainly towards the southern parts of the park. Winds will strengthen during the afternoon, with gale force gusts over the higher summits.

Visibility

Generally good visibilities, with hills in the middle distance easily discernible.

Hill fog

Occasional patches of hill fog down to 800m, with isolated patches as low as 500m on the south western fells

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 25mph, gusting to 40mph at first but rising to 30mph with 55 mph gusts by the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 6 Celsius, rising up to plus 17 Celsius, before falling to plus 9 Celsius.
900 m Plus 3 Celsius at first rising up to plus 7 Celsius by the end of the day.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Tuesday

Cloud will slowly clear during the morning, allowing for some brighter periods during the afternoon. Winds taking on a noticeably fresher feel by the evening.

Wednesday

A dry day, generally bright day with sunny spells. Not quite as breezy as Tuesday, with light southeasterly winds.

Thursday

A wet and cloudy day, with widespread and persistent rain. Fairly breezy at times during the afternoon.

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