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Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 01 Oct 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Feeling much colder than of late with Munro tops just above freezing.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Persistent at first, but soon clearing during the morning.
Strong sunlight
Long spells of sunshine developing.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Wed 01 Oct 2014

Starting cloudy with some patchy light rain but dry and bright conditions with spells of sunshine will spread to all parts during the morning. The afternoon will then be mostly dry with long periods of sunshine although one or two showers will affect western ranges from the Monadhliaths down to Lawers group, these wintry on the Munro tops. Feeling colder than of late with strong westerly winds developing. Any showers will die out during the evening with clear spells and a cold night developing.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
Precipitation probability
30-50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 0%

Visibility

Occasionally moderate at first in the patchy rain but as this clears away visibilities will become very good with distant ranges clearly visible. Temporary reductions can be expected in showers in the west later.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 700M at first, with patches at 400M, but most hills will become cloud free during the morning. Showers in the afternoon will bring some patches down to 900M over western ranges.

Max wind above 600m

Westerly 30mph with gusts 40mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 rising to 14 Celsius, falling to 4 Celsius after dark.
800m:
Plus 7 in the early hours falling to Plus 3 Celsius in the morning.
Freezing level:
Just above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0313 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Thu 02 Oct 2014

It will be a cold night with some glens dipping close to freezing under clear skies. Thursday will remain dry for much of the area with just the odd shower affecting the Monadhliaths. High cloud will spill across from the west during the afternoon with outbreaks of rain arriving later in the evening. Strong southerly winds will increase to gale force in the afternoon, then severe gale force later, bringing significant wind chill.

Visibility

Mainly good visibility through the day but deteriorating to moderate or poor as rain arrives from the west later.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches above 900M becoming persistent through the evening with patches down to 600M.

Max wind above 600m

Southwest becoming south 25mph gusts 35mph increasing mean 40mph gusts 60mph in afternoon then to gusts of 80mph in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 2 in the early hours rising to 15 Celsius, dipping to 10 Celsius after dark.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Just above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0313 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Fri 03 Oct 2014

Outbreaks of heavy rain for much of the day, heavy at times. Severe southwesterly gales, locally storm force over the highest summits at first, moderating by the afternoon.

Issued at: 0313 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Sat 04 Oct 2014

A bright day with sunny spells and showers, mostly in the west and falling as snow on the highest Munros. Staying largely dry across the eastern Cairngorms and Angus Hills. Southwesterly gales over the summits with a significant wind chill.

Issued at: 0313 on Wed 01 Oct 2014

Sun 05 Oct 2014

Further sunny spells and showers are expected in the west, again with snow on the Munro tops. Drier with longer spells of sunshine across eastern Cairngorms and Angus Hills. Southwesterly gales.

Issued at: 0313 on Wed 01 Oct 2014