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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 02 Jul 2015

High risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn with bright conditions and high UV levels.

Medium risk

Thunderstorms
Risk of heavy showers turning thundery during the late afternoon and evening.

Low risk

No low risks
none

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

Thu 02 Jul 2015

Cloudy with scattered thundery showers at first overnight but these will soon clear leaving generally dry conditions and clear skies. A good deal of sunshine in the morning will make it feel warm or very warm at low levels. Cloud and showers, these possibly thundery, will form in the afternoon and the evening.

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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Visibility will be generally good, but becoming temporarily poorer in any shower.

Hill Fog

Isolated patches down to 400m overnight across the east and the south soon lifting in the early morning and becoming occasional patches to around 1000m. Occasional patches down to 500m will come back across the northern Grampians later in the evening.

Max wind above 600m

South-southwest wind 10-15mph with gusts up to 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Around plus 12 Celsius in the morning, rising to plus 25 Celsius in the afternoon, but dropping down to plus 14 Celsius later in the evening.
800m:
Around plus 14 Celsius in the morning, dropping to plus 10 Celsius later in the evening.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the summits.

Fri 03 Jul 2015

A generally dry night with some low cloud affecting the northern foothills with some mist or fog forming across the low levels. Cloud will soon break in the morning allowing a good deal of sunshine to break through making it feel warm again at low levels. Cloud will start thickening from the south and the east in the late evening with some light drizzle possible.

Visibility

Poor or very poor in any mist or fog patches. Becoming generally good or very good during the day.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog down to 500m across the north, this breaking and lifting at 800m during the day. Hill fog down to 400-500m returns later in the evening affecting mainly the eastern ranges.

Max wind above 600m

South wind 10mph, becoming east-southeast in the morning 15mph gusting 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Around plus 12 Celsius, rising to plus 24 Celsius in the afternoon. Back to plus 14 Celsius later in the evening.
800m:
Around plus 8 Celsius, rising plus 15 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the summits.

Sat 04 Jul 2015

Thick cloud will spread in from the south overnight heralding the arrival of a band of heavy showers. This will clear to the north through the afternoon, with generally drier and brighter conditions will follow behind. A strong southeasterly wind overnight with a risk for gales, easing after the passage of the rain and becoming moderate southwesterly. Freezing level above the summits.

Sun 05 Jul 2015

Generally dry and clear overnight, this followed by lengthy sunny spells in the morning. Risk for scattered heavy showers in the afternoon and the evening. A moderate to fresh southwesterly, gradually becoming southeasterly through the day. Freezing level above the summits.

Mon 06 Jul 2015

Another generally dry day with sunny spells, however cloud will thicken with outbreaks of rain arriving from the west in the afternoon and evening. The southeasterly wind will soon become southwesterly and strengthen with a risk for gales in the afternoon and the evening. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 0216 on Thu 02 Jul 2015