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Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 30 Jul 2015

High risk

Strong sunlight
High UV levels expected through the middle of the day.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

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

Thu 30 Jul 2015

Overnight cloud will tend to break up through the morning to give plenty of sunshine through the rest of the day. There may be some isolated showers first thing, these most likely in the east of the park, and dying away quickly. Cloud will begin to increase from the west towards midnight.

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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Generally very good, with details of fells in the middle distance readily resolved. Visibility will fall to moderate in any showers, leaving only adjacent fells visible.

Hill Fog

Well broken hill fog down to 500m will affect the eastern fells first thing, with an odd patch elsewhere, clearing by mid morning. Fells should remain free of hill fog through the rest of the day.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 15-20mph gusting 30mph, becoming southwesterly 10-15mph during the late afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 Celsius rising to plus 17 Celsius before falling again to plus 9 Celsius by midnight.
800m:
Plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Fri 31 Jul 2015

Cloud will thicken and bring some showery rain through the small hours of the morning. This rain will ease for a time during the morning, but a heavier band of rain will arrive mid afternoon and persist through the rest of the day. Some heavier bursts of rain in the evening may be thundery.

Visibility

Generally good, with fells in the middle distance clearly seen. Visibility will fall in any showers, leaving only adjacent fells visible, and may become poor in the heaviest bursts.

Hill Fog

Patchy hill fog will affect the southeast of the park until mid morning, when it will lift to leave the peaks largely clear until evening. From early evening broken hill fog will return to much of the park and will persist through the rest of the day, reaching as low as 500m.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 25-30mph gusting 40mph. The strongest gusts will be associated with heavy downpours in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius rising to plus 16 Celsius before falling again to plus 9 Celsius by midnight.
800m:
Plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sat 01 Aug 2015

Cloudy and wet initially, with a risk of rain persisting through the morning. Becoming drier and clearer as the day goes on. Light to moderate southwesterly winds.

Sun 02 Aug 2015

A dry and clear start will give way to an increasingly cloudy day with a risk of isolated outbreaks of rain in the evening. Light to moderate southwesterly winds becoming southeasterly during the afternoon.

Mon 03 Aug 2015

A cloudy morning will be followed by a band of rain later in the day. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Issued at: 1449 on Wed 29 Jul 2015