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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 28 Apr 2017

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Sunny spells giving a risk of sunburn.

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

Fri 28 Apr 2017

A bright start with a touch of frost in the valleys. Cloud increasing during the morning, perhaps bringing a few light showers by the afternoon, but some good sunny spells too. A few showers lasting into the evening before dying out leaving a dry night with clear spells.

Time
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Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Precipitation probability
10% 20% 20% 30% 20% 10%

Visibility

Very good beneath the cloud, but falling to moderate or poor in any showers.

Hill Fog

Patches above around 600-700m in the morning, bases rising to around 900m in the afternoon but cloud becoming more extensive.

Max wind above 500m

Northerly 15mph at first, becoming light for much of the day, then increasing in the evening to southwest 20mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Zero Celsius at first, rising to plus 11 Celsius in the afternoon.
800m:
Around plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Ground conditions

Fell top reports have finished for the season.

Sat 29 Apr 2017

A mainly dry day, with sunny spells at first. Cloud tending to build through the morning and becoming more extensive by the afternoon, but still some bright spells around. The odd light shower can't be ruled out, but will be very isolated.

Visibility

Generally good beneath the cloud base, and outside any showers.

Hill Fog

Some hill fog above 600m at first. Cloud amounts increasing through the day but bases generally lifting through the morning, giving hill fog above around 800m at times, but this generally patchy.

Max wind above 500m

Southerly 20mph, increasing in the afternoon to southeasterly 30mph with gusts to 45mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 3 Celsius at first, rising to plus 14 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sun 30 Apr 2017

A mixture of cloudy periods, but some bright and sunny spells too, these most likely in the morning. A risk of some showery rain later in the day. Winds strengthening becoming a strong to gale force southeasterly. Freezing levels above the summits.

Mon 01 May 2017

Winds lighter than Sunday, but otherwise fairly similar, with mostly dry conditions with some bright spells, but a risk of some showery rain at times too. Freezing levels above the summits.

Tue 02 May 2017

Low pressure over Ireland will push weak fronts eastwards, so some outbreaks of rain possible, but generally dry with moderate southerly winds, and feeling warm in any sunshine.

Issued at: 0239 on Fri 28 Apr 2017