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Lake District: latest weather

Tuesday, 16 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0128 on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Overview for Tuesday

A generally dry day across the fells, though with perhaps the odd scattered shower in 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 Low Hill fog through the morning may bring some reduced visibilities.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Sunny spells through the afternoon may bring an increased risk of UV exposure.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Lake District

Tuesday

Weather

Generally dry with a mixture of cloud and sunny spells throughout the day. There may be a few isolated showers during the afternoon, most likely in the eastern side of the park, otherwise conditions should be pleasant.

Visibility

Good to very good but moderate during any showers.

Hill fog

Occasional down to 700m with occasional patches to 500m to start, soon clearing in the morning to leave cloud free summits. However occasional patches around 500m will return in the evening, mainly to eastern fells.

Maximum winds above 500m

East to southeasterly 10-15mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 9 Celsius rising to plus 20 Celsius, falling to plus 10 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Wednesday

Weather

Generally clear and dry at first, though some patches of mist or fog are possible, but these soon lifting to leave a mainly dry day with variable cloud and sunny spells.

Visibility

Good to very good but moderate in any isolated showers.

Hill fog

Occasional patches down to 500m possible at first, lifting by afternoon. Becoming occasional above 700m with occasional patches above 400m at night.

Maximum winds above 500m

Easterly 10-15mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 19 Celsius before falling to plus 10 Celsius.
900 m Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Outlook

Thursday

Early mist or fog patches soon lifting, thereafter remaining dry for most with variable cloud, but again with a risk for a scattered shower, mainly in the east. Moderate easterly winds.

Friday

Similar to Thursday, conditions are expected to be mainly dry but there is a chance for an odd shower, mainly in the east. Light easterly wind becoming northeasterly.

Saturday

Generally dry with sunny spells and variable cloud, though mist or fog patches are possible at first. Light northwesterly winds.

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