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Peak District mountain area forecast

Forecast issued: 0335 on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Early low cloud will lift to leave a dry and warm day with sunny spells.

Hazards

High risk of Strong sunlight: High UV levels will lead to sunburn in prolonged sunshine.

No risk of Blizzards; Heavy snow; Storm force winds; Gales; Severe chill effect; Persistent extensive hill fog; Thunderstorms; Heavy persistent rain;

Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Wednesday

Dawn to 0900 Mist Mist 0% chance of precipitation
0900 to 1200 Sunny intervals Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation
1200 to 1500 Sunny Sunny 0% chance of precipitation
1500 to dusk Sunny Sunny 0% chance of precipitation

Detailed mountain weather forecast

Wednesday

Weather

Early mist and low cloud will slowly lift and break during this morning to leave a dry and warm day with good spells of sunshine and light winds.

Visibility

Locally poor or very poor at first, becoming good by mid-morning.

Hill fog

Broken above 200m across eastern areas at first, and well broken above 300 metres elsewhere, but this soon clearing then nil by late morning.

Maximum winds above 400m

Easterly 20-25 mph.

Temperature

Valleys: Plus 14 Celsius becoming plus 25 Celsius.
600 m: Plus 15 Celsius becoming Plus 18 Celsius.
Freezing level: Well above the highest peaks.

Thursday

Weather

Dry and warm again overnight with mist and low cloud returning by morning, especially over eastern parts. Once again, however, the mist and low cloud will thin and break during the morning leaving a generally dry, warm day with good sunny spells, although there will be a chance of one or two showers in the afternoon, perhaps heavy.

Visibility

Locally poor or very poor at first, becoming good by mid-morning. Moderate in heavy showers.

Hill fog

Becoming broken or blanket above 300m across eastern areas by dawn, and well broken above 500 metres elsewhere. Becoming nil everywhere by mid-morning.

Maximum winds above 400m

Easterly 20 mph.

Temperature

Valleys: Plus 14 Celsius becoming plus 24 Celsius.
600 m: Plus 15 Celsius becoming Plus 19 Celsius.
Freezing level: Well above the highest peaks.

Outlook

Friday

Early low cloud lifting and breaking by late morning to leave another generally dry day with plenty of sunshine. Showers may develop during the afternoon, possibly heavy with a risk of thunder and lightning.

Saturday

Dry with clear spells overnight. A mostly dry day with spells of sunshine. Feeling very warm in the sun, but with a risk of one or two heavy and thundery afternoon showers developing. Light winds.

Sunday

Another mostly dry day with some sunshine and a risk of afternoon showers developing. Light winds. Perhaps feeling fresher.


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