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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 25 Jul 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Sunny spells between the showers, with a risk of sunburn unless adequately protected.

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Across southern and western ranges at first.
Thunderstorms
Associated with heavier showers during the afternoon and evening, mainly across northern ranges.

No risk

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

Mon 25 Jul 2016

Mainly dry in the south and east during the early hours with some clear spells, cloudier in the west with a few showers, locally heavy and prolonged at first over the Monadhliaths. A bright day will follow with sunny interval and scattered showers, these mainly across western ranges at first, but developing more widely by midday, some heavy with a low risk of thunder during the afternoon and early evening, mainly across northern ranges. The showers will slowly die out during the evening.

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Weather
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Visibility

Good or very good, with middle distant hills clearly visible, but reducing moderate or poor in the showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional or occasional patches above 500 metres over southern and western ranges, clear during the morning, otherwise mainly small amounts, although occasional patches forming above around 700 metres in the showers.

Max wind above 600m

Southwesterly 20-25 mph gusts 30-35 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius for a time during the day.
800m:
Plus 9 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits

Tue 26 Jul 2016

A few showers in the west, but most ranges dry with clear spells during the early hours, then a bright start to the day with sunny spells, but once again scattered showers will develop, some heavy during the afternoon with a risk of thunder, perhaps merging into longer spells of rain across southern and western ranges. Becoming dry during the evening with clouds breaking to give some clear spells across eastern ranges.

Visibility

Good or very good, reducing moderate or poor in the showers or longer spells of rain.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches forming above around 700 metres in the showers, otherwise mainly small amounts.

Max wind above 600m

Westerly 25 mph gust 35 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 17 Celsius
800m:
Plus 8 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summits

Wed 27 Jul 2016

Perhaps a few showers in the north and west, otherwise mainly dry and bright with some sunshine. Strong westerly winds over the summits.

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Clouding over after a bright start with showery outbreaks of rain during the afternoon and evening. Light and variable winds.

Fri 29 Jul 2016

Bright with sunny intervals and showers, these most frequent across northern and western ranges. Fresh or strong northwesterly winds over the summits

Issued at: 1729 on Sun 24 Jul 2016