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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 18 Apr 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
The UV index will be moderate giving a risk of sunburn in prolonged sunny spells.

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
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Any mist or fog patches, should quickly disperse around dawn. Dry and settled conditions are expected to dominate thereafter with sunny periods persisting through the day. However some cloud may spread from the east later in the evening.

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

Visibility

Generally very good, but poor or very poor in any mist or fog.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches at 500m in the east but this will quickly lifting around dawn. Then no hill fog expected through most of the day, but some patches around 700m are possible again in the east towards the end of the day.

Max wind above 500m

Easterly 10-15mph gusts 20-25mph. Becoming northeasterly by the end of the day.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 Celsius, rising to plus 13 during the afternoon before dropping to plus 4 Celsius overnight.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius at first but dropping zero later in the day
Freezing level:
Above the summits to start, but dropping again 900m early in the night

Ground conditions

Issued at: 0323 on Sat 18 Apr 2015

Sun 19 Apr 2015

Occasional cloud will spread from the east, leading to a cloudier day than the last few days. However some sunny spells will develop, especially in the afternoon. It will remain largely dry throughout, although the odd spot of drizzle from any thicker cloud cannot be ruled out.

Visibility

Generally expected to remain good but falling to moderate in any drizzle.

Hill Fog

Occasional at 700m through the day with occasional patches at around 400m towards the end of the period.

Max wind above 500m

North-easterly around 10mph increasing 15-20mph with gusts around 35mph in the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 Celsius, rising to plus 12 Celsius during the afternoon before dropping back to plus 4 Celsius overnight.
800m:
Minus 1 Celsius rising around Plus 1 Celsius through the day
Freezing level:
800m rising just above the summits in the during the day.

Issued at: 0323 on Sat 18 Apr 2015

Mon 20 Apr 2015

A cloudy start but cloud should break up by the afternoon allowing some bright or sunny spells to develop. Remaining dry throughout the period. Freezing level above the summits. Light and variable winds through the day.

Issued at: 0323 on Sat 18 Apr 2015

Tue 21 Apr 2015

The generally dry and settled weather continues with sunny and clear spells through the day. Some clouds however may spread at times from the east. Freezing levels above the summits. Light variable winds becoming north-easterly and strengthen slightly by the afternoon.

Issued at: 0323 on Sat 18 Apr 2015

Wed 22 Apr 2015

Another fine and dry day with variable amounts of cloud and sunny or clear spells. Freezing level above the summits. Light to moderate north-easterly winds becoming fresh for a time in the afternoon.

Issued at: 0323 on Sat 18 Apr 2015