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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 22 Sep 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn during the afternoon.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Mon 22 Sep 2014

Some mist or fog patches may form in the valleys overnight, but these will lift into low cloud and clear around lunchtime leaving a dry and bright day with lengthy spells of sunshine. Staying dry into the evening with clear spells.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Good or very good, with fine panoramic views of surrounding fells once any mist or fog clears in the morning.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches overnight as low as 400m, but these will quickly lift to around 700m during the morning. All summits predominantly cloud-free by mid-afternoon. However occasional patches down to 700m will return later in the evening.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 15-20mph with occasional gusts up to 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0138 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

Tue 23 Sep 2014

Dry overnight with some clear spells at first. However, it will become cloudier by dawn with a band of rain reaching the area during the morning. This could give some heavy rain for a time, particularly on western fells, before clearing away southwards during the afternoon. Then perhaps a few bright spells to end the day however there is a risk of scattered showers.

Visibility

Generally moderate or poor in the rain, improving to good as the rain clears southwards.

Hill Fog

Persistent hill fog as low as 500m during the morning with occasional patches as low as 200m during heavier rain. This gradually lifting during the afternoon to around 700m.

Max wind above 500m

Initially southwesterly 15-20mph with gusts to 30mph, increasing to 30mph through the day with gusts up to 45mph on exposed ridges and summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 16 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0138 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

Wed 24 Sep 2014

Showers or outbreaks of rain at first will clear during the morning, leaving mostly dry but cloudy conditions for the rest of the day. Strong northwesterly winds.

Issued at: 0138 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

Thu 25 Sep 2014

Dry at first but some outbreaks or rain and drizzle affecting the area later. Strong westerly winds with a risk of gales later in the day.

Issued at: 0138 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

Fri 26 Sep 2014

Rain at times during the day could be heavy particularly on western fells. Strong westerly winds.

Issued at: 0138 on Mon 22 Sep 2014