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Lake District: latest visual satellite

Monday, 1 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0346 on Monday, 1 September 2014

Overview for Monday

Some light and patchy rain and drizzle at first, with extensive hill fog followed by cloudy conditions in the morning. Becoming dry and bright during the afternoon.

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 Medium Persistent hill fog possible at first, mainly across the eastern fells.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Risk of sunburn during any prolonged sunny spells, especially in the afternoon.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Monday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
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10-30% 10% 0% 0%

Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Monday

Weather

Any low cloud and patchy drizzly rain will soon clear to the southeast during the morning. This will be followed by dry and bright conditions across the park for the rest of the day, with breaks in the clouds offering plenty of sunny spells.

Visibility

Moderate in the rain and very poor in the hill fog at first, but once the rain and fog clears and as the cloud starts to break visibility will become very good with all hills in sight clearly seen with good detail likely.

Hill fog

Persistent hill fog above 400m with isolated patches around 200m at first, mainly across the eastern. The cloud bases will gradually lift through the morning clearing all the summits before midday.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northwesterly 15mph throughout much of the day, then becoming northeasterly 10mph during the evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 11 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 8 Celsius.
900 m Plus 9 Celsius, falling down to plus 6 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Tuesday

Weather

A dry and clear night, with the risk of some mist or fog patches forming in the valleys during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The mist and fog will soon clear to leave a dry day with sunny spells and with very little hill fog and light winds, this will make a pleasant day for walking up the hills.

Visibility

Very good visibility again across the park, but the clarity of the hills in the far distance may not be as clear as Monday.

Hill fog

Generally no hill fog, with the exception of a low risk of occasional patches mainly across the Scafell Pike and Helvellyn regions during the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 500m

Northeasterly 10mph, becoming southerly 5-10mph by midday.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 8 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 9 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius rising to 10 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Wednesday

Early morning hill fog soon clears leaving another fine and dry day for the national park. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Thursday

Hill fog again overnight, with some early morning rain soon clearing to leave a dry and bright morning. Risk of some showers developing during the afternoon. Light southeasterly winds.

Friday

Generally dry with some sunny spells. Light to moderate easterly winds.

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