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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 20 Apr 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog down to 700m with occasional patches to 400m in the morning.
Strong sunlight
The UV index will be moderate in any sunny spells.

No risk

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

Mon 20 Apr 2015

A cloudy start with some light and patchy rain through the early hours. Cloud will break up through the afternoon to give some bright or sunny spells in places, and further clear spells overnight.

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Weather
Light rain Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
Precipitation probability
50-70% 20% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Good or very good but temporarily dropping to moderate in any early rain.

Hill Fog

Patches down to 700m with occasional patches down to 400m, but this will lift during the late morning to leave the fells fog free.

Max wind above 500m

Northeasterly 20mph with gusts of 30-35mph at first, becoming variable 5-10mph after sunrise.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius rising to plus 13 Celsius during the day, then falling to plus 7 Celsius again after dark.
800m:
Plus 0 Celsius in the early hours but rising to around plus 4 Celsius from the afternoon onwards.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above summit tops.

Ground conditions

Issued at: 1442 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

Tue 21 Apr 2015

Clear skies through the morning and widespread sunshine in the afternoon. However, some high cloud may move in from the east later in the afternoon and evening but it will remain dry.

Visibility

Good or very good.

Hill Fog

Hills are expected to be fog free throughout the day.

Max wind above 500m

Light northeasterly winds 5-10mph, with gusts of 15mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius, rising to a maximum of plus 16 Celsius in the afternoon and falling to plus 10 Celsius by the night.
800m:
Plus 2 Celsius in the morning, rising to plus 8 Celsius in the afternoon, and falling back to plus 5 Celsius after dark.
Freezing level:
Above summit tops.

Issued at: 1442 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

Wed 22 Apr 2015

Another fine and dry day with some scattered cloud through the afternoon. Becoming cloudier by night with a low risk of some light rain. Light to moderate easterly winds.

Issued at: 1442 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Clear spells and scattered cloud through the morning and afternoon. Later in the evening, thick cloud will move in from the southwest, bringing a risk of some light rain. Light southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 1442 on Sun 19 Apr 2015

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Rain through the morning for a time. Staying rather cloudy with further showers through the afternoon. Light and variable winds to start. By afternoon, generally moderate winds from the southwest and strong over higher summits and ridges.

Issued at: 1442 on Sun 19 Apr 2015