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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 25 Jun 2016

High risk

Thunderstorms
Heavy, thundery showers are expected through the day.

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
High UV levels will give a risk of sunburn during any prolonged sunny spells, mainly around midday.

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

Sat 25 Jun 2016

A cloudy start with outbreaks of rain turning to scattered showers during the morning. These will become heavy and slow moving by late morning with a high risk of thunder, but with sunny spells developing between the showers. Cloud will build again in the evening with showers gradually dying out.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Heavy rain Light shower day Thunder shower day Thunder shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
60% 40% 60% 60% 40% 10%

Visibility

Good but locally a few kilometres in heavy showers.

Hill Fog

Patchy hill fog above 500m, mainly over the eastern Cairngorms, with summits cloud free further west. Cloud breaking and lifting at around the summits through the day, but may fall temporarily back to 500m in any heavier shower.

Max wind above 600m

Northeast 5-10mph, becoming variable in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius rising to plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius rising to plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Sun 26 Jun 2016

A much drier and brighter day than of late with long sunny spells in the morning and the first part of the afternoon. Becoming cloudier later as a band of mainly light rain will move in from the west along with freshening southwesterly winds.

Visibility

Generally good or very good, but occasionally falling to a few kilometres in the rain late afternoon.

Hill Fog

Periods down to 500m in the morning mainly across the eastern ranges, soon breaking through the day. Occasional patches down to 500m later in the day once the rain arrives.

Max wind above 600m

Winds becoming southwesterly 15mph gusting 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius rising to plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Mon 27 Jun 2016

Rain clearing overnight into Monday morning with a mixture of a few showers and some sunny spells developing. Best of the sunshine across the eastern ranges. Fresh to strong westerly winds.

Tue 28 Jun 2016

Scattered showers at first on Tuesday, but longer spells of rain are expected later in the day, with easing winds.

Wed 29 Jun 2016

Cloudy overnight with outbreak of rain, this clearing on Wednesday morning with a few showers following. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Issued at: 0355 on Sat 25 Jun 2016