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Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 27 Nov 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Across the Grampian and eastern Cairngorms and also Angus hills

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Thu 27 Nov 2014

A mostly cloudy day with some light showers. Worst of the rain will be across Aberdeenshire and Angus with spells of rain and drizzle, turning heavier in the afternoon. Some light snow is possible above 1100 metres. Drier and brighter conditions across more western parts and in the shelter from the southeasterly flow, so towards Aviemore and Braemar.

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Visibility

Generally moderate visibility although fairly good across to Aviemore and western Perthshire, but some mist or fog for a time overnight and into the morning. Eastern parts will be poor in mist and drizzle, perhaps turning poor over Angus and Aberdeenshire as the rain turns heavier in the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Persistent above 400m across Angus and Aberdeenshire, further west periods above 600m although some more sheltered parts around Aviemore will see occasional hill fog above 800m.

Max wind above 600m

Southeast 20-25, occasional gusts 35mph over exposed summits and plateau.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 2 rising to 8 Celsius
800m:
Plus 3 Celsius
Freezing level:
1200 metres

Issued at: 1639 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Fri 28 Nov 2014

Generally cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, these prolonged at times across the east Grampian ranges. Some drier and brighter spells towards the west.

Visibility

Moderate or good, but occasionally poor in the east in rain and drizzle.

Hill Fog

Persistent across the eastern ranges above 400 metres, more broken further to the west with periods of hill fog above 600 metres.

Max wind above 600m

Southeast 20 gusts 30mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 3 rising to 9 Celsius
800m:
Plus 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
1200 metres

Issued at: 1639 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Mostly cloudy with further spells of rain and drizzle, turning heavier at times across the eastern Cairngorms and Angus hills with extensive hill fog over the eastern ranges. Some drier and brighter spells towards west Perthshire and western Cairngorms.

Issued at: 1639 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Sun 30 Nov 2014

Mostly dry across the ranges although generally cloudy skies. Some cloud breaks developing across the northern Grampians. Winds easing at all levels and turning southerly or southwesterly.

Issued at: 1639 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Mon 01 Dec 2014

A dry and bright start with sunny spells. Some early frost and fog. High level cloud thickening from the west in the afternoon and strong southwesterly breeze developing over the summits

Issued at: 1639 on Wed 26 Nov 2014