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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 28 Nov 2015

High risk

Storm force winds
Gusts over 75mph are expected at times across the highest peaks.
Throughout the day.
Severe chill effect
Highest risk in evening when sub-zero conditions and severe gales combined.

Medium risk

Temporarily at 700m and above in afternoon and evening.
Heavy snow
Heavy snow showers are expected throughout the day, with fresh snow amounts on the ground.

Low risk

No low risks

No risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Heavy persistent rain
Strong sunlight

Sat 28 Nov 2015

Saturday will be a cold blustery day with further snow showers or even some longer spells of snow during the day. These will be more frequent across the west though turning to rain below 600m in the afternoon, before easing back down to 300m in the evening. Best of the driest conditions expected across the eastern Grampians. Southwesterly gales will bring blizzard conditions to the higher mountains. Feeling significantly cold in the wind.

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Moderate to poor in snow, nil in blizzards.

Hill Fog

Occasional 600-750m, falling 450m mainly across Perthshire hills during the day.

Max wind above 600m

Southwest 50 gusts 75mph in the morning veering westerly 45 gusts 70mph later in the afternoon.


Zero Celsius overnight rising Plus 5 during the day then Plus 1 in the evening.
Minus 4 Celsius rising Minus 2 for a time.
Freezing level:
300m at first rising 700m during the day then 400m in the evening.

Sun 29 Nov 2015

Some wintry showers overnight otherwise dry with clear spells. It will be a much drier day with just a scattering of wintry showers arriving on the strong to gale force northwesterly wind affecting mainly the Cairngorms.


Generally good or very good visibility, but poor in snow showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 400m associated mainly with the snow showers.

Max wind above 600m

West wind 35-45mph with gusts up to 75 mph across the highest peaks.


Minus 2 Celsius overnight rising Plus 5 during the day then minus 1 Celsius the evening.
Around minus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Around 200m throughout the day.

Mon 30 Nov 2015

Monday will mainly see clear or sunny intervals and occasional snow showers at most levels. Winds will start at storm force but will gradually ease through the day. Freezing level around 400m.

Tue 01 Dec 2015

A few wintry showers at first, but a band of rain will arrive from the southwest in the afternoon preceded by snow and sleet. Light winds at first, but gales or severe gales developing later in the day. Freezing level around 400m in the morning, rising above the summits later in the day.

Wed 02 Dec 2015

More unsettled weather to come on Wednesday with scattered showers returning, along with severe southwesterly gales. Freezing level above the summits at first, dropping to around the summits later.

Issued at: 1705 on Fri 27 Nov 2015