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Lake District: latest radar

Friday, 19 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0224 on Friday, 19 September 2014

Overview for Friday

Starting dry with some cloud and mist particularly in the east. 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 Low cloud across the eastern fells overnight, lifting in the early morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn and dehydration during the afternoon.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District



Low cloud, mist and fog at first will clear during the morning giving lengthy sunny spells during the day across the park, particularly in the west. During the evening cloud will tend to thicken and spread westwards, and mist and fog may re-form in the valleys.


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

Hill fog

Occasional patches during the morning down to 500m, particularly in the eastern fells. These will lift above the summits in the afternoon. Some occasional patches to 500-700m in the east again in the evening.

Maximum winds above 500m

Easterly 15mph.


Valleys Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 21 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.



Some clear spells overnight allowing mist and fog patches to form. This clearing during the morning. Thereafter a mainly dry day with sunny spells but there is a risk of some cloud and drizzle affecting the park at times, more so in the afternoon.


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

Hill fog

Occasional patches during the morning down to 500m, particularly in the eastern fells. These will tend to lift to 800m during the afternoon however occasional patches could drop as low as 500m associated with any drizzle.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northeasterly 15mph, with gusts up to 25mph.


Valleys Plus 11 Celsius, rising to plus 20 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.



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


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


Starting dry with clear spells. Outbreaks of rain spreading from the northwest before clearing in the evening. Light southwesterly winds, becoming moderate northwesterly in the evening.



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