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Wednesday, 30 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1640 on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Overview for Thursday

A relatively cloudy start with scattered showers and sunny spells in between. Showers are expected to be heavy and thundery at times, these ease during the evening.

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 in places which could lead to navigational problems.
Thunderstorms Medium There is a risk for lighting across the park, particularly in the afternoon.
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Moderate UV levels.

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

Thursday

Weather

A relatively cloudy start with scattered showers. The cloud will slowly start to break up throughout the day to leave some sunny spells in between the scattered showers. Some of these are expected to be heavy and thundery at times. The showers will ease slightly during the evening, resulting in a mainly dry overnight period.

Visibility

Generally good, but poor in any heavy showers.

Hill fog

Occasional down to 500m at first, but this is expected to slowly lift during the morning to 800m and then drop back down to 500m in any heavier showers during the evening. Occasional patches down to 500m overnight predominantly in the east of the park.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southwesterly 15-20mph with gusts up to 35mph in any thunderstorms.

Temperature

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

Friday

Weather

A day of sunny spells and scattered showers, some of which could be heavy at times, particularly in the afternoon. During the late evening a band of rain pushes northwards across the park, bringing the risk of some heavy rain.

Visibility

Generally good but poor in rain and heavy showers.

Hill fog

Occasional patches down to 500m at first, rising to 800m throughout the morning and remaining there during the day. Lowering again during the night to give occasional hill fog down to 500m.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southwesterly 10mph but with gusts up to 25mph near any heavy showers.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius, rising to plus 19, before dropping down to plus 11 Celsius.
900 m Around Plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Saturday

A very wet and cloudy morning as a band of rain pushes northwards, this will be heavy and possibly thundery at times. This quickly clearing the park by midday, however a risk of a showers throughout the rest of the day is possible. There will be periods of hill fog associated with the rain. Light northeasterly winds.

Sunday

Remaining unsettled with sunny intervals and scattered showers. Some of which could be heavy with a risk of thunder. Moderate southwesterly winds easing throughout the day.

Monday

Unsettled with scattered showers and sunny spells. Light southwesterly winds.

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