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Lake District: latest pressure

Wednesday, 3 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0318 on Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Generally cloudy with some sunny spells and perhaps an odd light shower in the afternoon and 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 No Risk  
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk for sunburn during any prolonged sunny spells in the afternoon.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Wednesday

Weather

Generally fine and dry with variable amounts of cloud which could make it feel dull at times. However there is likely to be pleasant sunny spells too though, especially across the eastern fells. There is also a chance for some isolated light showers in the afternoon and evening.

Visibility

Good to very good with some distant peaks visible during sunnier spells. Moderate in any rain and poor in the hill fog.

Hill fog

Occasional down to 500m at first, but this will soon rise above the summits by mid-morning, with occasional patches down to 500m returning in the evening.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southerly 10-15mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 9 Celsius, rising to plus 19 Celsius by the afternoon, then falling down to plus 10 Celsius in the evening.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Thursday

Weather

There may be isolated patches of mist around towards the Northern Fells to start, but this should soon clear by mid-morning. Afterwards there will be variable amounts of cloud across the park with some good sunny spells at times, these are most likely to be more prolonged along the eastern fells. Overall it will be a dry and pleasant day.

Visibility

Good to very good with hills in the middle distance clearly seen, but poor in any mist and very poor in the hill fog.

Hill fog

Occasional down to 500m early morning, otherwise cloud free summits.

Maximum winds above 500m

Southeasterly 10-15mph becoming easterly in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 20 Celsius, before falling to plus 9 Celsius in the evening.
900 m Around plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Friday

A dry start, but a band of rain comes in from the north later in the day, introducing hill fog and possibly some isolated patches of heavy rain. Light to moderate northeasterly winds.

Saturday

A cloudy, but generally dry day across the park, with light easterly winds.

Sunday

Remaining cloudy with some sunny spells at times and possibly some light rain and drizzle. Light easterly winds.

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