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Lake District: latest infra-red satellite

Thursday, 18 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0209 on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Overview for Thursday

Starting off dull and cloudy, but brightening up through the morning to give a fine and mainly sunny day on the fells.

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 Hill fog persistent at times during the morning and again towards midnight.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn and dehydration during the afternoon.

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

Thursday

Weather

Early mist or fog will lift and clear during the morning leaving a bright day with lengthy spells of sunshine, particularly over the Western Fells. During the evening cloud will begin to push in from the east giving a generally overcast night with mist or fog, particularly in valleys, along with the chance of the odd spot of drizzle.

Visibility

Poor or very poor in mist or fog at first, increasing to moderate or good by lunchtime. Sunshine perhaps hazy at times.

Hill fog

Periods at 700m and occasional around 400m early morning, particularly in the east. Lifting to occasional patches at 700m during the afternoon. Becoming occasional around 400m again in the evening.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 15-20mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 23 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Friday

Weather

A cloudy night, with mist and fog patches and the odd spot of drizzle at times. Then a mainly dry and fairly cloudy day. The best of any sunshine will be over the Western Fells although brighter spells are also likely further east during the afternoon. During the evening cloud will tend to thicken and spread westwards, and mist and for may re-form in the valleys.

Visibility

Poor or very poor in mist or fog at first, increasing to moderate or good by lunchtime. Sunshine perhaps hazy at times.

Hill fog

Widespread overnight and in the morning down to 500m, particularly in the east. This will tend to lift above the summits in the west by lunchtime, with occasional patches lingering to 600m in the east.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 20-25mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 9 Celsius, rising to plus 21 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Saturday

A mainly dry day with some bright or sunny spells, however there is a risk of some rain reaching the area during the evening. Light or moderate westerly winds.

Sunday

Any rain clearing overnight leaving clear spells allowing mist and fog patches to form. These clearing to give a bright day with some sunshine. Light and variable winds.

Monday

Another dry and bright day once any morning mist and fog lifts. Light and variable winds.

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