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Peak District: forecast wind

Friday, 29 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0334 on Friday, 29 August 2014

Overview for Friday

Winds will be noticeably stronger, feeling cooler than Thursday. Rather cloudy with some showers or outbreaks of rain at times. Rain mainly light, but some of the showers could be heavy at times.

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 Significantly reduced visibility resulting in navigational difficulties, particularly later.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight No Risk  

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Friday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
Light rain showers
Light rain showers
Light rain
Light rain
Light rain
Light rain
Light rain
Light rain
10-30% 30-50% 50-70% 50-70%

Detailed mountain weather forecast: Peak District

Friday

Weather

Winds at all levels will be noticeably stronger, making it feeling considerably cooler than Thursday. Bright or sunny spells will be limited with generally large cloud amounts, giving some showers or outbreaks of rain at times. Rain is likely to be mainly light, but some of the showers could be heavy at times.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in showers and rain, and very poor in hill fog.

Hill fog

Well broken hill fog around the highest summits at times during the day. Hill fog becoming broken above around 400 metres later in the afternoon and through the evening, particularly in the north and west.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 30-35mph with gusts 40-45mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 becoming Plus 16 Celsius.
600 m Plus 12 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest summits.

Saturday

Weather

Rather cloudy initially with some outbreaks of mainly light rain. Becoming drier and brighter through the morning with sunny spells developing by midday, though there is still the chance of a few showers in the afternoon, these possibly heavy at times. There will be a brisk westerly wind, gradually easing.

Visibility

Moderate in rain initially and very poor in hill fog. Becoming generally very good by midday.

Hill fog

Broken hill fog, particularly in the west, above around 400 metres to start. This lifting and breaking through the morning to leave no significant hill fog by the afternoon.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 25-30mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 10 becoming Plus 18 Celsius.
600 m Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the highest summits.

Outlook

Sunday

A mainly dry day with some sunny spells is expected, along with fresh westerly winds which will decrease in strength through the day. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Monday

Rather cloudy with some outbreaks of mainly light rain for a time. Breezy, but wind not as strong as over the weekend. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Tuesday

Becoming dry with some sunny spells, after initial cloud clear away to the east. Lighter winds than previous days. Feeling a little warmer. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)

Altitude 511 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Friday, 29 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 2.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 2.8 mm
  • Last 72 hours 6.4 mm

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