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Wednesday, 23 April 2014: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 1628 on Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Overnight rain will clear northwards with cloud thinning during the morning. Some brightness during the afternoon, however there is a risk of isolated heavy showers developing.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Severe chill effect||No Risk|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||Medium||Areas of hill fog, especially overnight, may lead to navigational difficulties.|
|Thunderstorms||Low||There is a low risk of Thursday afternoon showers turning thundery in places.|
|Heavy persistent rain||No Risk|
|Strong Sunlight||Low||UV index will be moderate at times.|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
Cloudy with outbreaks of heavy rain clearing northwards before dawn. Generally misty with extensive hill fog. During Thursday morning cloud bases will quickly lift and break with bright or sunny periods developing. However scattered, heavy and perhaps thundery showers will develop by the afternoon with a risk of hail. Showers tending to ease through the evening. Turning cloudy again overnight.
Moderate or poor in overnight mist and rain and very poor in hill fog. Improving to good or very good during the morning, but moderate in heavy showers.
Periods of hill fog above 250 metres overnight and around dawn. Cloud then lifting above the summits in the morning. Persistent hill fog returning in the east above 200 metres by midnight.
Southerly 25 mph
|Valleys||Plus 8 rising to 16 Celsius|
|700 m||Plus 6 Celsius|
|Freezing level||Above the summit.|
A cloudy start with light rain or drizzle and hill fog, mainly affecting eastern areas. Cloud should slowly break to give bright or sunny spells in the west by the afternoon, although with a risk of occasional showers. Cloudy again overnight with further outbreaks of rain and hill fog. Light winds.
Poor with hill fog at first. Slowly improving to good during the morning but reducing to moderate in any showers.
Widespread hill fog around 250 metres at first but slowly lifting and breaking during the morning.
Easterly 30 mph
|Valleys||Plus 6 becoming 16 Celsius|
|700 m||Plus 7 Celsius|
|Freezing level||Above the summit|
Cloudy throughout much of the day with outbreak of rain and periods of hill fog. Easterly winds will pick up through the morning.
Another largely cloudy day, with a risk of hill fog and outbreaks of rain or showers. Breezy easterly winds should ease through the day. Perhaps drier by the evening.
Cloudy with extensive hill fog over east facing slopes. Periods of rain at times, especially further south.
Altitude 375 metres
Rainfall measured at 15:00 Wednesday, 23 April 2014
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