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Thursday, 12 December 2013: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 0356 on Thursday, 12 December 2013
Generally cloudy across the park with gales over high summits. Rain lasting much of the day, turning heavier at times.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Gales||High||Gusts expected to reach up to 60mph causing considerable buffeting on exposed ridges and peaks.|
|Severe chill effect||Medium||Strong winds and rain will greatly increase cooling making it feel cold.|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||High||Hill fog across the park with the arrival of rain will cause major navigational difficulties.|
|Heavy persistent rain||Medium||Outbreaks of rain turning heavier and more persistent mainly across the west and south for a time.|
|Strong Sunlight||No Risk|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
Cloudy with rain lasting through much of the day, mainly affecting western fells and will be heavier at times. Winds will be strong throughout the day with gales, especially over those higher and more exposed routes, and combined with the rain will make it feel much colder.
Generally moderate becoming poor in the rain, especially in the heavier bursts when it may even become very poor.
Persistent down to 500m, with occasional patches down to 200m, mainly in the south and the west.
Southwesterly 40-45mph with gusts up to 60mph particularly over high summits. Gradually easing through the afternoon to 30mph with gusts 45mph later.
|Valleys||Plus 4 Celsius, rising to a daytime maximum of plus 12 Celsius, before falling to plus 10 Celsius.|
|900 m||Around plus 9 Celsius.|
|Freezing level||Above the summits.|
Another mild day and cloudy day with rain and drizzle until the afternoon. This will be heavier at times mainly across the south and west parts of the park. It should become brighter during the late afternoon with some brief sunshine spells mainly across the eastern Fells. A drier evening will follow.
Moderate at first and poor or very poor in rain and drizzle, but becoming good or very good during the late afternoon.
Persistent hill fog down to 500m will gradually lift throughout the day.
Southerly wind 25-30mph with gusts up to 60mph over high summits. Becoming southwesterly 25-30mph with gusts reaching 45-50mph at times.
|Valleys||Plus 9 Celsius, rising to plus 11 Celsius before falling to plus 8 Celsius later.|
|900 m||Around plus 9 Celsius at first, but falling to zero by midnight.|
|Freezing level||Freezing level well above the summits but falling to 800m by midnight.|
Mainly clear and dry for much of the day but a band of rain will reach the park during the evening. This brings rain, heavier at times, affecting most parts at some point towards midnight. Fresh to strong southwesterly winds increasing to storm force during the afternoon. Freezing level at 700m at first but soon rising above the summits.
The band of rain clears to the east leaving a generally dry and bright day, however, isolated showers may reach the west later. Some showers may become wintry down to 600m. West or southwesterly winds up to storm force. Freezing level above the summits but falling to 700m later.
Much of the day will be dry and bright. However, a band of rain will reach the park from the west in the afternoon, clearing during the evening. Strong southwesterly wind soon decreasing and becoming a moderate westerly later. Freezing level around 700m.
Latest: 11/12/2013 16:25
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