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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 31 Aug 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Thunderstorms
Scattered showers in afternoon and early evening may turn thundery.
Strong sunlight
Some good sunny spells leading to sunburn risk, lower risk in north where it clouds over.

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

Mon 31 Aug 2015

A dry start to the day with some bright or sunny spells. Cloud start to bubble up later in the morning then scattered heavy showers will break out in the afternoon, with the chance of hail or thunder, especially over the Perthshire Hills. Cloud will become more overcast over the Northern Cairngorms and Monadliaths bringing some hill fog.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny day Light shower day Heavy shower day Thunder shower day Heavy shower day Light shower night
Precipitation probability
10% 20% 30% 40% 30% 30%

Visibility

Beneath the cloud, mainly good or very good, but moderate in heavier showers.

Hill Fog

Patchy above 750-900m becoming occasional in the north and persistent above 800m, with patches to 500m. In heavier showers in the south occasional to 750m and isolated lower patches.

Max wind above 600m

North to northwest 20 gusts 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 14 in the north and plus 17 in the south in the afternoon though dipping in heavier showers. Falling to 11 Celsius by midnight.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Tue 01 Sep 2015

More frequent showers especially over the Cairngorms and Aberdeenshire Hills where they may merge into some longer spells of rain and hill fog. Brighter spells in the south, best of any sunshine towards Ben Lawers Group

Visibility

Beneath the cloud, mainly good or very good, but moderate in heavier showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional in the north above 600m and persistent above 900m, with patches to 450m. Further south patchy above 900m

Max wind above 600m

North to northwest 20 gusts 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 14 in the north and plus 17 in the south in the afternoon.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Wed 02 Sep 2015

Rather cloudy in the north with some showers, some heavy, with the south mainly dry and bright and only isolated showers. Feeling cold in strong northerly winds these reaching gale on the summits.

Thu 03 Sep 2015

Mostly dry and bright though still rather cloudy in the north with some light showers. Strong north to northeast winds and on the cold side.

Fri 04 Sep 2015

Mostly dry and bright with some sunny intervals the best in the south. Less windy.

Issued at: 0224 on Mon 31 Aug 2015