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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 27 Sep 2016

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Persistent fog down to 400m with periods down to 100m mainly in the west in the morning.

Medium risk

Gales
Medium risk of gale force winds over the highest peaks in the morning.
Severe chill effect
Medium risk of additional cooling due to strong winds in the morning.

Low risk

Heavy persistent rain
Low risk of rain turning heavy in the morning.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Thunderstorms
none
Strong sunlight
none

Tue 27 Sep 2016

Cloudy with rain and drizzle, this possibly heavy for a time in the morning. Rain clearing during the early afternoon, remaining largely dry with sunny or clear spells thereafter.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Drizzle Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
80% 70% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Poor in rain/drizzle becoming good or very good later in the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Persistent down to 400m with periods down to 100m mainly in the west. This lifting to above peaks in the early afternoon leaving peaks hill fog-free thereafter.

Max wind above 500m

Southeast 25-35 gusting 40-50mph at first becoming southwest 25mph gusting 35mph in the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 Celsius rising to Plus 17 Celsius during the day.
800m:
Around Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Wed 28 Sep 2016

Dry with sunny spells at first but becoming cloudier in the afternoon as a band of rain moving in from the west. Rain is expected to linger over the area until the end of the period with heavier bursts possible at times.

Visibility

Generally moderate turning poor in persistent rain.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m at first but soon turning persistent down to 400m with periods down to 100m mainly in the west. This lifting to above peaks by midnight.

Max wind above 500m

Southwest 25-30 gusting 40-45mph at first increasing to 40-45mph gusting 55-60mph in the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius rising to Plus 18 Celsius during the day.
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius rising to Plus 10 Celsius during the day.
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Thu 29 Sep 2016

Rain clearing southeastwards with scattered showers, these with a risk of thunder, following thereafter. Strong to gale force west-southwest winds.

Fri 30 Sep 2016

Mainly dry early and late, but some showers are possible during the day. Strong west-southwest winds.

Sat 01 Oct 2016

Cloudy with showers at times. Strong west-southwest winds.

Issued at: 0101 on Tue 27 Sep 2016