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Yellow Warning Weather warnings issued for the United Kingdom

East Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 01 Aug 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Thunderstorms
Thundery showers mainly in the afternoon.
Strong sunlight
Where the sun breaks through this afternoon.

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

Fri 01 Aug 2014

An isolated shower is possible overnight but mainly dry with some mist patches possible. A mixed day of sunshine and showers. The showers will be mainly light to start but are likely to turn heavier during the afternoon with a further risk of thunder and hail. The current focus for the heaviest and most frequent showers is over the Cairngorms and Lochnagar where they will be slow moving with some localised downpours possible. The showers will die away during the evening.

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Weather
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Precipitation probability
20% 30% 20% 50% 60% 60% 60% 20%

Visibility

Moderate or good, but falling poor or very poor in heavier showers. A little hazy with hills beyond middle distance loosing definition.

Hill Fog

Generally occasional patches above 900 metres but occasional patches above 600m near any heavy showers.

Max wind above 600m

Generally southwest 10 tom 15mph but increasing to 20mph with gusts 40mph near heavier showers.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to Plus 19 Celsius in the sunnier spells .
800m:
Plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Issued at: 1443 on Thu 31 Jul 2014

Sat 02 Aug 2014

Showers dying out early in the night then dry with clear spells. A few mist patches possible. A dry start to the walking day with some sunny spells particularly over the Northern cairngorms and the Hills of Cromdale. Becoming cloudier from the south with rain arriving in the Braes of Angus by the middle of the day and to all other parts in the afternoon. This rain will turn heavy at times and will be accompanied by widespread hill fog.

Visibility

Mainly good but falling moderate in the rain and poor over the Braes of Angus in the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Above the summits at first but gradually lowering from the south with extensive hill fog around 450 metres over the Braes of Angus in the afternoon Over the Hills of Cromdale and the Monadhliaths cloud bases will only lower to 800 metres by the end of the walking day.

Max wind above 600m

Light and variable at first but a 15 to 20mph northeasterly setting in later.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 17 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 1443 on Thu 31 Jul 2014

Sun 03 Aug 2014

A cloudy day with showers or longer spells of rain, these heavy with the risk of thunder. During the afternoon the rain will become lighter across the south of the area but remaining cloudy with extensive hill fog.

Issued at: 1443 on Thu 31 Jul 2014

Mon 04 Aug 2014

A fine dry day with some good sunny spells. A little cooler with good visibility with a moderate southwesterly breeze.

Issued at: 1443 on Thu 31 Jul 2014

Tue 05 Aug 2014

A bright day with sunny spells and a scattering of showers these occasionally heavy particularly across the south. Moderate southwesterly winds.

Issued at: 1443 on Thu 31 Jul 2014