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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 31 Jul 2016

High risk

Strong sunlight
Some sunshine leading to sunburn risk

Medium risk

No medium risks

Low risk

Some gusts over 45mph possible on the summits, so just a low gale risk
Severe chill effect
A strong summit wind and relatively low July temperature combining.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Perhaps in the south and west in the early morning.
Isolated thunder is possible around the middle of the day

No risk

Heavy snow
Storm force winds
Heavy persistent rain

Sun 31 Jul 2016

There will be a mixture of clear or sunny intervals and occasional showers. Some of the showers could be on the heavy side and there is the outside chance of thunder around the middle of the day. During the evening the showers will become isolated with most southern ranges dry by midnight.

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Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
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The general clarity of the air will be good although visibility will be reduced to moderate at times by the showers, and the cloud will bring some hill fog to some of the summits.

Hill Fog

Areas to 500-600m possible in the south and west of the area in the early morning, Otherwise occasional above 750-1000m especially in showers in the north.

Max wind above 600m

West to northwesterly 35 gusts 45mph.


Plus 8 Celsius at daybreak rising plus 17 in the afternoon, then plus 12 by late evening.
Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Mon 01 Aug 2016

Clear spells overnight and a dry and fairly sunny start to the day, though with some areas of low cloud. This will burn off during the morning. Many places staying dry with further sunshine though a few showers will break out.


Mainly good but moderate in any showers and in the early morning.

Hill Fog

Patchy overnight down to 600m burning off. Then just a few patches near showers at 900m.

Max wind above 600m

West to northwesterly 25 gusts 35mph at midnight easing 15 gusts 25mph in the afternoon.


Plus 5 Celsius at dawn rising 17 Celsius during the day then plus 9 by midnight.
Plus 5 Celsius at dawn rising plus 8 in the afternoon.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Tue 02 Aug 2016

A dry morning and early afternoon then cloud thickening from the south with some rain and hill fog arriving later. Strengthening southeasterly winds, veering west or southwest later in the evening.

Wed 03 Aug 2016

A windy day with some bright spells and also a few showers.

Thu 04 Aug 2016

Staying unsettled with some showers and always the chance of some longer spells of rain.

Issued at: 0221 on Sun 31 Jul 2016