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Monday, 10 March 2014: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 0354 on Monday, 10 March 2014
Rain from overnight will clear during the morning leaving the rest of the day dry with sunny spells.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Severe chill effect||No Risk|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||Low||Persistent hill fog across most of the park from Sunday night should clear quickly this morning|
|Heavy persistent rain||No Risk|
|Strong Sunlight||No Risk|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
The morning will see any rain that affected the park overnight clear away leaving the rest of the day dry with sunny spells, meaning excellent conditions across the park.
Moderate in any rain and poor in hill fog. Good but becoming excellent by the end of the morning.
Persistent hill fog down to 500m overnight will become more occasional down to 500m during the morning. Hill fog will have cleared by the afternoon.
Westerly 20mph gusting up to 35mph. becoming northwesterly 5-10mph gusting 25mph.
|Valleys||Plus 4 Celsius, rising up to plus 10 Celsius, before falling down to plus 1 Celsius.|
|900 m||Plus 2 Celsius, dropping down to minus 1 Celsius.|
|Freezing level||Just above the summits, dropping down to 700m by the end of the day.|
Remaining dry with sunny spells and light winds throughout making it another pleasant day for walking, particularly in the afternoon.
Very good visibility throughout the day. Poor in hill fog.
Occasional patches down to 700m, during the morning.
|Valleys||Plus 1 Celsius. rising up to plus 12 Celsius, before falling down to plus 2 Celsius.|
|900 m||Minus 1 Celsius, rising up to plus 5 Celsius by the end of the day.|
|Freezing level||700m, rising to above the summits by the end of the day.|
Dry spell to continue, but a bit cloudier compared to previous days, especially along the western fells. Light southwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits.
Cloudy with light patches of rain throughout the day, especially during the morning. Light westerly winds. Freezing level above the summits.
Dry, but a cloudy day, with light southwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits to start, but it soon drops down to 800m.
Latest: 09/03/2014 13:12 FELL TOP CONDITIONS REPORT for Helvellyn summit at 13:00 on Sunday 9 March 2014. The Lake District fells are largely free of snow and ice, but large areas of snow do remain in sheltered areas above 800m and anyone going onto the high fells should be prepared to encounter snow and sub-zero windchill temperatures. The eastern side of the Helvellyn range retains the largest coverage of snow, with up to 90cm in drifts and hollows above 800m. The steep final exit ramps from Striding Edge and especially Swirral Edge are covered with a considerable amount of unavoidable deep snow. Exposed routes such as these should only be tackled by those experienced and equipped for winter mountaineering conditions. There are deep cracks in the cornices above east facing slopes, some of these 6m back from the edge, so do keep well back from the edge in these locations. Excellent low-visibility navigation skills are needed to avoid walking too close to the edge in these areas, as following footprints alone could take you far too close to unstable snow. Full winter clothing and footwear are essential for anyone venturing onto the high fells. Temperature: Not taken. Maximum wind speed: Not taken. Wind chill: Not taken. Average wind speed: Not taken.
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