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Lake District: latest pressure

Saturday, 20 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0134 on Saturday, 20 September 2014

Overview for Saturday

Early mist will clear, however it will be rather cloudy with some patchy rain. It will become brighter and fresher later, with a clearer night ahead.

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 Occasional patches of hill fog may give navigation difficulties throughout the day.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Low Exposure to low levels of UV brings a risk of dehydration on long treks.

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

Saturday

Weather

Any low cloud, mist or fog patches will clear during the morning leaving a mainly dry day with sunny spells. However, there is a risk of some light patchy rain or drizzle to affect the park towards the afternoon but soon will clear away by the early evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor at first in any mist or fog before improving to good. Occasionally dropping to moderate in any rain or drizzle later.

Hill fog

Occasional hill fog in the morning around 500m with patches down to 300m particularly in the eastern fells. Cloud will lift above the summits towards the afternoon and will clear by the evening.

Maximum winds above 500m

Light and variable, becoming northeasterly 10-15mph, with gusts up to 25mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 Celsius in the morning, rising to plus 18 Celsius before dropping to plus 8 Celsius towards the end of the day.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius dropping to plus 6 Celsius towards the end of the day.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Sunday

Weather

A clear night for most of the park will allow the formation of some mist patches at times. Any mist will clear by the early morning, leaving a pleasant dry day, with prolonged periods of sunshine and clear skies for the rest of the period.

Visibility

Any early morning mist soon will clear, leaving another day with excellent panoramic views and with all hills in sight, seen probably with great detail.

Hill fog

Occasional patches down to 500m will disperse by the early morning.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northeasterly 10-15mph with gusts up to 25mph, becoming light and variable for a time before becoming southwesterly 10mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius before falling to plus 7 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 6 Celsius
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Monday

Dry at first with sunny spells, but becoming cloudy during the evening. Southwesterly moderate to strong winds.

Tuesday

Cloudy conditions with outbreaks of rain or drizzle across the park. This will clear later in the evening with clear spells developing. Moderate to strong southwesterly winds becoming strong.

Wednesday

Starting dry with clear spells. Clouding over in the morning with outbreaks of rain or drizzle for the rest of the day. Strong southwesterly winds becoming northwesterly.

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