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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 01 Aug 2015

High risk

Strong sunlight
Sunny spells will bring the risk of sunburn, especially over eastern ranges.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Thunderstorms
Mostly to the west of the Caringorms.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Sat 01 Aug 2015

Most places seeing a dry and bright morning, though turning cloudier from the west by afternoon with some showers, these most frequent and heavy in the west with a chance of thunder, with eastern parts remaining mostly dry. A dry evening and night for all parts with clear spells.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
20% 30% 60% 40% 20% 10%

Visibility

Mostly good or very good, but with quick deteriorations to moderate or poor in any heavier showers in the west.

Hill Fog

Isolated patches mainly in association with showers at 800m or above.

Max wind above 600m

Southwest 25mph gusting 35-40mph, easing later.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius at dawn, rising to Plus 17 in sunnier spells.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sun 02 Aug 2015

A dry start with bright or sunny spells, though turning increasingly cloudy from the south through morning with some patchy rain by afternoon. This rain will spread north through the afternoon, turning heavy through the evening.

Visibility

Good, but falling moderate or poor in rainfall, especially from the evening onwards.

Hill Fog

Isolated patches above 800m in the west, Becoming occasional at 500m in the rain, loccaly persitent at around 300 metres over the Angus and south Perthshire hills.

Max wind above 600m

Southwesterly 20mph gusting 30-35mph backing southeasterly later.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius, rising to plus 16 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Mon 03 Aug 2015

Outbreaks of patchy rain, this heavy in the north at first with strong winds. Drier during the afternoon for most with some sunshine, although some showers may develop in the south. Remaining windy overnight.

Tue 04 Aug 2015

Generally dry with clear or sunny spells, though western parts could see the odd shower. Strong to gale force southerly winds throughout.

Wed 05 Aug 2015

A mix of sunny or clear spells and isolated showers, with the best of any brightness again in the east and southeast. Strong southwesterly winds easing through the day.

Issued at: 0244 on Sat 01 Aug 2015