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Peak District mountain area forecast

Forecast issued: 0423 on Friday, 18 April 2014

Overview for Friday

After a chilly start, the day will be dry with long sunny spells and light winds at all levels.

Hazards

Medium risk of Strong sunlight: Medium risk from strong sunlight due to long sunny spells.

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 Friday

Dawn to 0900 Sunny Sunny 0% chance of precipitation
0900 to 1200 Sunny Sunny 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

Friday

Weather

After a chilly start with a touch of grass frost, the day will be dry with long sunny spells and with winds becoming light at all levels. It will become cold again under clear skies on Friday night.

Visibility

Good becoming very good or excellent.

Hill fog

Little or no hill fog expected.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northeasterly 15 mph decreasing 5 to10 mph by evening

Temperature

Valleys: Plus 1 Celsius becoming plus 12 Celsius
600 m: Plus 1 Celsius becoming plus 5 Celsius
Freezing level: Locally near the lowest levels early in the day, otherwise above the hill tops.

Saturday

Weather

Starting dry with clear spells and a local frost. Becoming cloudier from the east during the day but staying dry.

Visibility

Locally moderate in mist in the east at first, otherwise good.

Hill fog

Occasional patches broken around 400 metres in the east at first.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northeasterly 15 mph becoming easterly 25 mph.

Temperature

Valleys: Zero Celsius becoming plus 13 Celsius.
600 m: Plus 1 Celsius becoming plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level: In the valleys early in the day, otherwise above the summits.

Outlook

Sunday

Cloudy with rain spreading from the east, and with east to northeasterly winds becoming strong to gale force over the hills. Hill fog developing later. Feeling much colder than of late.

Monday

Cloudy and cool with further rain at times and periods of hill fog. Strong east to southeasterly winds over the hills.

Tuesday

Staying mostly cloudy with further rain or showers. East to southeasterly winds moderating a little.


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