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East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 22 Nov 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Gales
Southeasterly gales over higher ridges/summits overnight, easing during Saturday morning.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Extensive fog above 500 to 600M overnight, slowly lifting later on Saturday morning.

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Significant wind-chill on higher peaks.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Sat 22 Nov 2014

Cloudy overnight and during first part of Saturday morning with outbreaks of rain. Extensive hill fog, especially over the Perthshire and Angus hills. The persistent rain will clear away into the North Sea during the morning with drier, brighter weather coming across from the west. The afternoon will be mostly dry with some sunshine, best over northern aspects of the Cairngorms and over the Monadliath hills. Underfoot conditions will continue to be very wet.

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Weather
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Moderate or poor in rain overnight and during first part of Saturday morning. Good visibilty will extend from the west to all parts during the morning.

Hill Fog

Extensive hill fog above about 500M overnight and during first part of the morning, then fog becoming more patchy and lifting well up the hills.

Max wind above 600m

Southeasterly gales overnight, average speeds of 40mph gusts 60mph. Speeds dropping down during the morning to 25mph and direction becoming southwesterly.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius at dawn rising to 11 Celsius early in the afternoon.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius falling close to freezing during Saturday evening.
Freezing level:
1400M lowering to 1000M during Saturday afternoon and evening.

Issued at: 1707 on Fri 21 Nov 2014

Sun 23 Nov 2014

It will be dry overnight and during Sunday morning. A cold start to Sunday with a frost in the glens. Otherwise bright during the morning with sunny spells then showers edging across from the west in the afternoon. The showers mainly over western Perthshire hills, Creag Meagaidh and the Monadliath hills and falling as snow above about 800M.

Visibility

Generally very good visibility with many hills in sight clearly visible. There will be occasionally poor visibility in association with showers in west during afternoon.

Hill Fog

Many hills will be fog free. However fog will become extensive above 700M in west of area in afternoon associated with showers.

Max wind above 600m

Light southwest winds at first, average speeds of 15mph, increasing 30 gusts 50mph during the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Minus 1 Celsius rising to 8 Celsius.
800m:
Zero Celsius.
Freezing level:
Around 1000M.

Issued at: 1707 on Fri 21 Nov 2014

Mon 24 Nov 2014

It will be a mainly dry and bright day with sunny spells. A cold start with a touch of frost in sheltered glens. Strong to gale force west or southwest winds on the summits with a significant wind-chill effect.

Issued at: 1707 on Fri 21 Nov 2014

Tue 25 Nov 2014

Mainly dry with sunny spells and light winds. Overnight frost and also some fog at lower levels, slow to disperse.

Issued at: 1707 on Fri 21 Nov 2014

Wed 26 Nov 2014

Mainly dry with some sunshine and freshening easterly winds. A few showers likely, wintry on highest peaks.

Issued at: 1707 on Fri 21 Nov 2014