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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 25 Jul 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Sunny spells, predominately in the afternoon, will bring some moderate UV levels.

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

Mon 25 Jul 2016

After a cloudy start to the day with a risk of some rain and drizzle, some clearer skies will gradually develop through the morning. In the afternoon there will be sunny spells with a few isolated showers in the afternoon, however these will be fast moving. In the evening any showers will die out to leave some clear spells and fine conditions across the park.

Time
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Weather
Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
40% 10% 0% 0% 0% 30% 10% 0%

Visibility

Visibility will be generally good, improving through the morning as the cloud and rain clears up. A few drops in visibility are possible in the afternoon's showers, however these will be short lived.

Hill Fog

The hills will be largely fog free, save for a few hours at the very start of the day.

Max wind above 500m

The winds will be westerly at 20mph with gusts of 25mph, perhaps up to 30mph in the afternoon showers. Easing off to 15mph in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Temperatures increasing from plus 14 Celsius in the morning to plus 18 by mid-afternoon.
800m:
Temperatures at altitude will remain at around plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Tue 26 Jul 2016

After a dry start to the day with some clear and bright spells, cloud will start to increase from the west. By afternoon, the cloud will thicken sufficiently to bring rain to most parts of the park, persisting through the evening.

Visibility

Good at first, gradually decreasing as the rain and cloud arrive from the west throughout the morning. Moderate to poor in the rain in the afternoon and evening.

Hill Fog

Hills will be free of fog in the early morning, with some occasional patches at 500m by midday. Periods of hill fog at 400m or so will persist through much of the afternoon rain.

Max wind above 500m

Winds will be westerly, turning south-westerly for a time in the middle of the day, at a strength of 15mph gusting 25mph at times.

Temperature

Valleys:
Temperatures will reach around plus 16 Celsius in the afternoon.
800m:
Temperatures will be around plus 7 Celsius through the period.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Wed 27 Jul 2016

Rain in the early morning will push south to leave some drier and bright spells in the afternoon and towards the evening. Winds will be north-westerly and fresh.

Thu 28 Jul 2016

After a dry and bright morning, a band of rain will arrive from the southwest. The band will persist through the afternoon and evening. Winds will turn from north-westerly to become south-westerly and light.

Fri 29 Jul 2016

A wet and unsettled day with rain at first, easing later. Winds will be westerly and fresh.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 24 Jul 2016