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Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 30 Jul 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
High UV levels are possible during the afternoon, especially in southeastern parts of the park.

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

Wed 30 Jul 2014

Widespread cloud with rain/drizzle will dissipate, followed by more showery conditions. Scattered showers are expected during the afternoon, with any heavier bursts most likely in the south of the park. There will be some bright, sunny spells as well, particularly later in the afternoon. Overnight the cloud will start to increase once again.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Drizzle Drizzle Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
40% 40% 50% 30% 20% 10%

Visibility

Generally good, but moderate in rain and showers and poor in any drizzle, which could cause some navigational issues at times.

Hill Fog

Persistent hill fog down to 700m with occasional hill fog down to 500m during the morning, this rising and clearing by the afternoon. However some occasional patches will reform down to 500m overnight.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 20-25mph with gusts of 35-40mph, becoming southwesterly 15mph gusting 25mph later.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius, rising to plus 20 Celsius, before dropping back to plus 12 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0235 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Thu 31 Jul 2014

Sunny intervals and scattered showers are expected throughout the day. Some of these showers could be heavy with a risk of thunder and hail, particularly towards the south and west of the park during the afternoon.

Visibility

Generally good however poor in any heavy showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog down to 500m is expected throughout the day, especially during any heavy showers. Also some patches down to 300m, however, these will rise throughout the morning.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 15mph gusting 25mph with stronger gusts up to 35mph in any thunderstorms.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius, rising to Plus 20 Celsius before dropping down to Plus 11 Celsius.
800m:
Around Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0235 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Fri 01 Aug 2014

Another day of sunny spells and scattered showers. Some of these are expected to be heavy with a low risk of thunder. Fog down to 500m in showers. Light southerly wind.

Issued at: 0235 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Sat 02 Aug 2014

Scattered showers and sunny intervals once again. Some of which will be heavy with a risk of thunder. Light southeasterly wind backing southerly, although there may be some stronger gusts during any heavy showers.

Issued at: 0235 on Wed 30 Jul 2014

Sun 03 Aug 2014

Unsettled to begin with sunny intervals becoming more frequent and showers dying out. Generally becoming fine and dry from afternoon time onwards. Light and variable winds, although there may be some stronger gusts during any heavy showers.

Issued at: 0235 on Wed 30 Jul 2014