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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 03 Jul 2015

High risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of very high UV levels in prolonged sunshine.

Medium risk

Thunderstorms
Frequent lightning and heavy showers, including hail, may develop late on Friday evening.

Low risk

Heavy persistent rain
Heavy showers are likely. There is a low risk of local surface water flooding.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none

Fri 03 Jul 2015

A warm and clear day, with plenty of sunshine. This sunshine will become hazy as high cloud moves in towards evening. There may be some heavy showers towards midnight, many of them thundery, possibly bringing some hail. There may also be significant accumulations of rainfall, bringing some surface water flooding.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Thunder shower night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 0% 30% 80%

Visibility

Generally very good, though moderate or poor in heavy late evening showers.

Hill Fog

Generally the park will be clear of hill fog, but there may be some patches along the coast until mid morning, with bases around 400m. During the late evening, patches to 500m are possible in heavier showers.

Max wind above 500m

Southeasterly 10-15mph with gusts of up to 25mph. Strengthening to 25mph gusting 35-40mph from early evening onwards.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 Celsius rising to plus 25 Celsius during the day before falling to Plus 15 Celsius by nightfall.
800m:
Plus 11 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the summits.

Sat 04 Jul 2015

Heavy and thundery showers will continue during the early hours, but these will ease through the morning and clear away to the north before noon. The afternoon will bring some prolonged sunny spells, with just the odd isolated shower.

Visibility

Poor to very poor in the overnight showers. Once this clears, visibility should be very good throughout the afternoon and evening.

Hill Fog

Broken hill fog down to 500m through the early morning, but this will clear away with the showers, leaving the peaks clear by lunchtime.

Max wind above 500m

Southerly 25-30mph with gusts of 35mph throughout the day, though gusts up to 45mph possible in heavy showers at first.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 22 Celsius during the day before falling to plus 14 Celsius by nightfall.
800m:
Plus 12 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the summits.

Sun 05 Jul 2015

Clearer skies and sunny spells either end of the day, with a band of showers, some heavy and thundery, from mid morning to early afternoon. Fells will remain largely clear of hill fog. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Mon 06 Jul 2015

A clear and dry day will be followed by a cloudy and wet evening as a band of rain moves in from the west. Light southerly winds.

Tue 07 Jul 2015

Rain in the early hours will clear by morning, to leave plenty of sunny spells and just the odd isolated shower. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Issued at: 0256 on Fri 03 Jul 2015