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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 22 Dec 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Gales
Fairly widespread over high ground.
Severe chill effect
Strong winds combined with sub-zero temperatures.

Low risk

Storm force winds
Some gusts around 70mph over exposed ridges and summits.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Mon 22 Dec 2014

Rain and mountain snow could linger over Breadalbane for much of the morning. Elsewhere on Monday there will be a mixture of sunny or clear spells and isolated showers. The showers will be mainly in the west over the Monadhliath and Drumochter Hills, with snow above 5 or 600m, with eastern Cairngorms and Angus Hills staying dry with some sunshine at times. Some rivers and smaller watercourses will remain swollen from recent rain and snowmelt, mainly across western areas.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sleet Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
10-30% 10-30% 30-50% 10-30% 10% 10%

Visibility

Moderate or poor in rain in south and west at first, otherwise generally good visibility with temporary poor visibility as snow showers pass through.

Hill Fog

Occasional fog above 600m in the south and west with just patches above 900m further east over the Cairngorms and Angus Hills.

Max wind above 600m

Westerly 40mph with gusts 60-70mph over exposed ridges and summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 2 rising to 6 Celsius.
800m:
Minus 1, but plus 1 Celsius at first in the south.
Freezing level:
700m, but 900m at first in the south.

Issued at: 0059 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Tue 23 Dec 2014

There will be further sunny or clear spells. Further snow showers will mostly affect western areas but these will be become increasingly light and scattered. The best of the sunshine will again be across eastern parts of the Cairngorms and Angus hills.

Visibility

Generally very good, but temporarily poor in the west in snow showers .

Hill Fog

Occasional patches above 700m.

Max wind above 600m

Westerly 40mph with gusts 55mph in north, but easing to 25mph in south.

Temperature

Valleys:
Minus 1 rising to Plus 5 Celsius.
800m:
Minus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
500-600m.

Issued at: 0059 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Wed 24 Dec 2014

A cold day with sunny or clear spells and a few snow showers. Severe gale westerly winds.

Issued at: 0059 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Thu 25 Dec 2014

Cold with sunny spells and snow showers. The showers will largely die away by the afternoon with a widespread frost developing later. Cold west or north-westerly winds.

Issued at: 0059 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Fri 26 Dec 2014

A mainly dry and frosty start but soon becoming very windy with longer spells of sleet and snow. Severe gale or storm force winds developing.

Issued at: 0059 on Mon 22 Dec 2014