Yorkshire Dales mountain area forecast
Forecast issued: 1647 on Sunday, 20 April 2014
Overview for Monday
A cloudy damp start with patchy rain or drizzle and extensive hill fog slowly improving during Monday morning with some brightness, and further showers, expected during the afternoon.
Medium risk of Persistent extensive hill fog: Extensive hill fog below 600 metres will result in major navigation difficulties at times.
No risk of Blizzards; Heavy snow; Storm force winds; Gales; Severe chill effect; Thunderstorms; Heavy persistent rain; Strong sunlight;
Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Monday
|Dawn to 0900||Heavy Rain||90% chance of precipitation|
|0900 to 1200||Light rain||70% chance of precipitation|
|1200 to 1500||Light rain showers||50% chance of precipitation|
|1500 to dusk||Cloudy||30% chance of precipitation|
Detailed mountain weather forecast
Cloudy overnight with showers or longer periods of rain spreading from the south. During the morning it will become dry with sunny periods developing as the cloud lifts and breaks. However cloud will increase again during the afternoon with further showers possible.
Very poor overnight with extensive fog. Improving during the morning to mainly good by early afternoon, reducing to moderate in any showers.
Overcast extensive hill fog above 250 metres at first slowly lifting and breaking during the morning to be ragged around 600 metres by midday.
Maximum winds above 400m
Easterly 35 mph
Valleys: Plus 7 becoming 16 Celsius
700 m: Plus 10 Celsius
Freezing level: Well above the summit
Cloudy with extensive hill fog and showers or periods of locally heavy rain. The cloud base will lift only very slowly during Tuesday morning but scattered heavy or thundery showers are likely throughout the day.
Very poor with fog overnight, improving slowly during the morning to be moderate to good by early afternoon.
Extensive above 250 metres at first. Lifting and breaking slowly but persisting over the highest ground.
Maximum winds above 400m
easterly 25 mph
Valleys: Plus 7 becoming 17 Celsius
700 m: Plus 7 Celsius
Freezing level: Well above the summits.
After a dry and bright start cloud will thicken from the west with a band of rain spreading in from late morning to give a few hours of wet weather. This should clear later in the afternoon with perhaps some late sunshine. Moderate or fresh south to southeasterly winds.
Another day of sunny spells and scattered heavy showers with a risk of thunder. Winds will be generally light and visibility mostly good outside of showers.
Variable amounts of cloud, further showers but not as heavy or frequent as Thursday.