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Yorkshire Dales: latest wind

Saturday, 23 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1710 on Saturday, 23 August 2014

Overview for Sunday

After an unseasonably cold night with some valley grass frost, a bright morning and afternoon will follow with plenty of sunshine. However, cloud will thicken through the late afternoon and evening.

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 No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium Given the time of year and high levels of UV, there will be a risk of sunburn in the sunny spells.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Yorkshire Dales

Sunday

Weather

A dry and largely clear night. Temperatures will fall sharply under the clear skies with a grass frost possible in some valleys. After a cold start, it will be a largely fine morning and afternoon with plenty of sunshine. However, this sunshine will become increasingly hazy during the late afternoon and early evening period as high level cloud pushes in from the southwest.

Visibility

Excellent, but decreasing to good through the evening.

Hill fog

Nil hill fog expected.

Maximum winds above 400m

West to southwesterly 10mph, backing southerly and increasing to 15-20mph by late evening.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 2 becoming 18 Celsius
700 m Plus 6 becoming 9 Celsius
Freezing level Above the summits.

Monday

Weather

A wet and rather windy Bank Holiday Monday over the park. Outbreaks of rain will become increasingly heavy and persistent through the morning. Strong winds will develop leading to some difficult conditions across the peaks.

Visibility

Generally good below the cloud bases, but moderate to poor in the rain and very poor where shrouded in the cloud.

Hill fog

Becoming rather extensive above 500m through the morning with patches forming down to 300m in the prolonged rain. This hill fog will likely persist for much of the day.

Maximum winds above 400m

Southeasterly 35mph gusts 45mph.

Temperature

Valleys Plus 7 becoming 16 Celsius
700 m Plus 7 becoming 10 Celsius
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Tuesday

Any residual cloud and rain will soon clear through the morning to leave a brighter day with sunny spells. However, it will remain rather windy for a time, especially over the summits. The winds gradually easing later in the day.

Wednesday

After a cool start, a dry and bright day will follow with plenty of sunshine. However, cloud will thicken from the west later in the day.

Thursday

Unsettled day with outbreaks of rain and strong winds spreading across the park, clearing to showers later in the day.

Malham

Altitude 375 metres

Rainfall measured at 15:00 Saturday, 23 August 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.6 mm
  • Last 48 hours 13.4 mm
  • Last 72 hours 16.6 mm

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