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Yorkshire Dales: latest visual satellite

Thursday, 17 April 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0348 on Thursday, 17 April 2014

Overview for Thursday

Cloudy at first, with hill fog and patchy rain. Cloud gradually thinning to leave bright or sunny spells by mid afternoon.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales Low Winds gusting to around 45 mph at first in the morning.
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog Low Risk of extensive hill fog on western slopes in the morning above 300 metres.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Low Low risk of high UV levels late in the afternoon in 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
Light rain
Light rain
Light rain
Cloudy
Cloudy
Sunny intervals
Sunny intervals
70% 60% 20% 0%

Detailed mountain weather forecast: Yorkshire Dales

Thursday

Weather

Cloudy with generally light and patchy rain, but perhaps more persistent on western facing slopes at first. It will remain rather cloudy through the day, with a few spots of light rain continuing. Cloud should thin during the afternoon to give bright or sunny spells before dusk with some clear spells overnight.

Visibility

Generally moderate in rain at first and very poor in hill fog. Becoming good by the afternoon and perhaps very good by the evening.

Hill fog

Periods of hill fog above 300 metres western slopes. This lifting and breaking through the day to be above summits by early afternoon.

Maximum winds above 400m

Westerly 35 mph, with gusts 45 mph, becoming northwesterly 25 to 30 mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 7 Celsius rising to plus 13 Celsius in the afternoon falling to plus 3 Celsius overnight.
700 m Plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Friday

Weather

Clear spells overnight giving a cold start with a risk of grass frost and perhaps a few mist patches. It should stay dry through the day with sunny spells, light winds and a risk of strong sunlight. More in the way of cloud likely during the afternoon.

Visibility

Poor in any early mist, otherwise very good or excellent.

Hill fog

None expected.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northerly or northeasterly 10 to 15 mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 1 Celsius rising to plus 13 Celsius in the afternoon falling to plus 3 Celsius into the night.
700 m Plus 1 Celsius rising to plus 4 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level Low levels quickly rising above the summits in the morning.

Outlook

Saturday

A cold largely clear night with a risk of frost on Saturday morning. Some patchy cloud around during the day, but remaining above summits. Light winds at first with an easterly breeze developing through the day.

Sunday

A bright start with the risk of an early frost. Turning cloudier with winds strengthening and rain at times. It will feel colder under cloud and rain, with periods of hill fog.

Monday

Mostly cloudy with spells of rain through the day, although brighter spells possible in between. Strong winds easing a little, but remaining breezy.

Malham

Altitude 375 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Thursday, 17 April 2014

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  • Last 48 hours 0.0 mm
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