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Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 26 May 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Increased risk of sunburn, when cloud breaks occur in the afternoon.

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog may become persistent down to 500m during the morning in the western fells.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Tue 26 May 2015

A mainly dry day though there is a small risk of light rain or drizzle in the west at times. Remaining cloudy for most of the day though some brighter spells are likely in the east of the park.

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 intervals Cloudy Cloudy
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%

Visibility

Good, falling to moderate in any rain and poor in any drizzle.

Hill Fog

Patches down to 500m with occasional patches down to 200m in the west during the early hours. This lifting during the morning to leave occasional patches above 800m.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 20-25mph with gusts up to 35mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius, rising to plus 14 Celsius by mid-afternoon. Falling to plus 7 Celsius during the evening.
800m:
Around plus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0047 on Tue 26 May 2015

Wed 27 May 2015

Generally cloudy and mostly dry during the morning. The cloud will then thicken with rain, heavy at times, moving in from the west in the afternoon. This will persist overnight, but become more patchy towards the end of the period.

Visibility

Good at first, becoming moderate as rain moves in and falling to poor in heavier bursts.

Hill Fog

Patches down to 800m with occasional patches to 500m at first. Becoming persistent down to 500m with patches as low as 200m in the western fells as the rain moves in during the afternoon.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 15-20mph with 30mph gusts. Becoming southwesterly 30-35mph with gusts up to 50mph by the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius, rising to plus 13 Celsius during the day. Then falling back to plus 7 Celsius during the evening.
800m:
Around plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0047 on Tue 26 May 2015

Thu 28 May 2015

Rain clearing during the early hours followed by showers. Gale force westerly winds at first, easing during the afternoon. Freezing level falling to around 900m.

Issued at: 0047 on Tue 26 May 2015

Fri 29 May 2015

Showers continue though these will ease during the evening and it will become drier overnight. Strong to moderate westerly winds. Freezing level around 900m.

Issued at: 0047 on Tue 26 May 2015

Sat 30 May 2015

Staying dry with sunny spells developing. Westerly winds easing to become light and variable. Freezing level rising above the summits.

Issued at: 0047 on Tue 26 May 2015