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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 22 May 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Persistent hill fog down to 400m, gradually breaking and lifting up to 800m through the day.
Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn in any lengthy sunny spells in the afternoon.

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Risk of severe chill in blustery conditions.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Fri 22 May 2015

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain during the morning, this more persistent across the western fells. However, drier and brighter conditions will prevail from the afternoon onwards, with sunny spells developing across the park. A dry evening with clear spells.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
50% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Moderate in the rain, however becoming very good through the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Persistent hill fog down to 400m, with occasional patches down to 200m across the western fells, these gradually breaking and lifting up to 800m through the day.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly winds of 30mph gusting 40mph first thing, gradually becoming northwesterly and easing to 15-20mph gusting 30mph by late afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 Celsius in the morning, rising to plus 15 Celsius in the afternoon, but falling down to plus 5 Celsius by the end of the day.
800m:
Around plus 7 Celsius, dropping to plus 4 Celsius by the end of the day.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0348 on Fri 22 May 2015

Sat 23 May 2015

A mostly dry day, with plenty of sunshine. Becoming increasingly cloudy during the evening with a band of rain crossing the park after sunset.

Visibility

Generally good, with distant ranges visible. Falling to moderate in rain later.

Hill Fog

Occasional fog down to 500m during the late evening and into the night.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 10-15mph gusting 20mph in the early morning, becoming southwesterly 5-10mph towards noon before strengthening to 20-25mph by late afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Rising from Plus 5 Celsius to Plus 15 Celsius before falling down to Plus 8 Celsius.
800m:
Around Plus 4 Celsius, rising to plus 7 Celsius by the evening.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0348 on Fri 22 May 2015

Sun 24 May 2015

The band of overnight rain will clear to the southeast shortly after sunrise. Thereafter the cloud will break up to leave a mostly dry and sunny day. Moderate southwesterly winds will become northwesterly in the afternoon. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 0348 on Fri 22 May 2015

Mon 25 May 2015

A generally bright day with a risk of few showers across the park. Brisk northwesterly winds will ease somewhat in the afternoon. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 0348 on Fri 22 May 2015

Tue 26 May 2015

Chance of light rain in the early morning followed by a cloudy day with sunny spells. Moderate northwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 0348 on Fri 22 May 2015