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Lake District: latest radar

Monday, 28 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0351 on Monday, 28 July 2014

Overview for Monday

After a cloudy dawn with some hill fog, it will turn into a fine day across the Fells with sunny spells developing which may trigger the odd isolated afternoon shower.

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 down to 400m during to start, but bases will readily lift during morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High High risk of sunburn in prolonged exposure to the sunshine.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Monday

Weather

It will be a bright start to the day with sunny spells developing and the cloud bases lifting through the morning. Into the afternoon there is a low risk of a one or two isolated showers developing, though these will be mainly light. Dry later with plenty of warm evening sunshine.

Visibility

Good or very good, but moderate in any showers and very poor in the early hill fog.

Hill fog

Occasional patches above 400m to start, especially across southern Fells. However, bases will soon lift and break up with all Fells becoming clear of cloud by late morning.

Maximum winds above 500m

East to northeasterly 10mph, becoming westerly 10mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys 12 Celsius becoming 21-23 Celsius into the afternoon, before dropping to 14 Celsius by late evening.
900 m Plus 10 Celsius becoming 13 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Tuesday

Weather

After a dry start to the day with sunny spells, thickening cloud will bring extensive hill fog and outbreaks of rain and drizzle to the park by late morning. This will continue for much of the afternoon with the drizzly rain near constant for a few hours across western Fells. However, the drizzly rain will clear during the late afternoon period as brighter conditions spread down from the northwest.

Visibility

Generally good, but deteriorating to poor in the drizzle and visibilities will be less than 100m where shrouded in the cloud.

Hill fog

Occasional above 500m during the night and around dawn, particularly western Fells. Otherwise, nil hill fog to start the day. However, cloud bases will thicken and lower from the northwest as the morning progresses, bringing extensive hill fog across the park by late morning. Later in the afternoon and into the evening, the cloud will break up with some clearances developing across the Fells.

Maximum winds above 500m

Westerly 10mph becoming northwesterly 20-30mph by late afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys 11 becoming 17 Celsius during the afternoon, before falling to 14 by late evening.
900 m Plus 11 Celsius
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Wednesday

A windy day with occasional bright or sunny spells, mainly in the east, and some drizzly showers. Hill fog may be rather extensive at times; especially in the west. Strong northwesterly winds.

Thursday

Another day of sunny spells and showers,. However, some of the showers may well be heavy with a risk of thunder. They may also merge into bands of more prolonged rain. Moderate to fresh northwesterly winds.

Friday

Rather windy on Friday with occasional sunny spells and showers. Some of the showers will be heavy with the risk of thunder, and merge at times into longer spells of rain.

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