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Yorkshire Dales: latest pressure

Thursday, 31 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0403 on Thursday, 31 July 2014

Overview for Thursday

Rather cloudy at times showers through the day, some heavy and possibly thundery, but some sunshine in between, especially late in the day.

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 No Risk  
Thunderstorms Low Low risk of heavy showers turning thundery at times.
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Low Exposure to moderate UV levels possible during any sunny spells.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Thursday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
Light rain showers
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Yorkshire Dales

Thursday

Weather

Rather cloudy this morning with scattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery. However, sunny spells between showers, especially this afternoon. Quite breezy at times, especially in heavier showers.

Visibility

Generally very good but moderate in showers and locally very poor in hill fog patches.

Hill fog

Broken above 500m at first, mainly in the west, clearing by midday. Otherwise nil, but with ragged patches above 500m in heavy showers.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 25-30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 21 Celsius.
700 m Plus 10 Celsius rising to plus 15 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the highest summits.

Friday

Weather

Cloudy with a few light showers overnight, winds easing. Continuing mainly cloudy through the day, with a few light showers, though many places should stay dry. Later, showers will become more frequent and turn heavy and possibly thundery.

Visibility

Generally very good but moderate in showers, locally very poor in any hill fog patches.

Hill fog

Well broken above 500m in showers, otherwise nil.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southwesterly 15-20mph, falling light and variable by evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 20 Celsius.
700 m Plus 11 Celsius becoming Plus 15 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the highest summits.

Outlook

Saturday

Cloudy with heavy rain or thundery showers, perhaps quite persistent for a time, but with brighter spells possible in between, especially later. Winds, generally light, but with some strong gusts near heavy showers, then perhaps becoming more generally breezy later.

Sunday

Strong winds at times, with a risk of gales over the tops, although winds easing later. Rather cloudy with further outbreaks of rain and hill fog, especially in the west, the best of any bright spells likely in eastern areas, although western parts are likely to brighten up later.

Monday

Sunny spells, a chance of showers but generally dry. Some areas of cloud around, though. Mainly light winds so feeling warm in any lengthy spells of sunshine.

Malham

Altitude 375 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Thursday, 31 July 2014

  • Last 24 hours 1.2 mm
  • Last 48 hours 1.2 mm
  • Last 72 hours 1.2 mm

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