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Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 04 Sep 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog expected above 500m in the late afternoon and evening, but not expected to persist.
Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn in sunny spells during the middle of the day.

No risk

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

Fri 04 Sep 2015

The day will start mainly dry with sunny clear or spells and scattered cloud, but the odd spot of rain is possible. Cloud cover increases during the afternoon ahead of a band of light rain that arrives in the early evening and clears towards midnight. Feeling chilly in the wind.

Time
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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Generally good with some park-wide vistas available, but moderate in any the rain with only neighbouring fells visible.

Hill Fog

For most of the day, some isolated patches down to 500m. As the band of rain approaches, cloud cover increases to give more extensive hill fog down to 500m in the late afternoon and evening, this mostly clearing towards midnight.

Max wind above 500m

Northerly 15-20mph, becoming northwesterly for a while during the late afternoon and early evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius at first, rising to plus 16 Celsius during the day before decreasing to plus 12 Celsius after dark.
800m:
Plus 3 Celsius, increasing to plus 7 Celsius during the day.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sat 05 Sep 2015

A dry day, with patchy cloud allowing some good sunny or clear spells across the park. Feeling chilly in northerly winds during the morning.

Visibility

Generally good with excellent views across the park.

Hill Fog

Few patches around 700m.

Max wind above 500m

Northerly 10-15mph, becoming northwesterly 5-10mph in the early afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius at first, increasing to plus 14 Celsius during the day, before decreasing to plus 10 Celsius in the evening.
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius generally, though as cold as plus 2 Celsius early in the morning.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sun 06 Sep 2015

Once any morning hill fog lifts, a bright start to the day, with some good clear or sunny spells particularly during the morning. Cloud cover increasing through the afternoon meaning there may be a few isolated light rain showers. Light northwesterly winds.

Mon 07 Sep 2015

Any morning mist and hill fog will gradually lift early in the morning, then bright but with scattered cloud, although a light rain shower cannot be ruled out. Winds light, with variable direction.

Tue 08 Sep 2015

Mainly dry with some good sunny or clear spells, once any morning mist has cleared. Light southerly or southwesterly winds.

Issued at: 0208 on Fri 04 Sep 2015