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Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 28 Nov 2014

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Periods to 500m, mainly over eastern fells, becoming more widespread through the evening.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Fresh winds and temperatures after dark are likely to cause additional chill.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Fri 28 Nov 2014

A cloudy start, but it should stay dry for the most part with some clear breaks towards Skiddaw and the Western Fells. However, the thickest cloud may bring some light rain or drizzle, especially over the Eastern Fells in the afternoon.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Overcast Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
10% 20% 30% 10% 10% 10%

Visibility

Generally good but moderate to poor in rain and drizzle.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog down to 500m and perhaps lower on southeast facing slopes, will become more widespread at 500m during the evening and may persist into the night.

Max wind above 500m

Easterly 20-25mph gusting 35-40mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 3 Celsius rising to plus 10 Celsius then falling to plus 4 Celsius in the evening.
800m:
Plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0334 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Some rain during the early hours but otherwise a dry day. There will be some good bright and sunny spells through the afternoon, before conditions become cloudy again through the evening.

Visibility

Poor or moderate visibility during the morning in rain and hill fog, but becoming very good later with distant peaks visible.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m in the early hours will rise above summit levels during the morning. Although some occasional patches may persist longer in the west. Hill fog developing again down to 500m by night, with some patches down to 200m across Southern Fells.

Max wind above 500m

Southeast 30-40mph gusting 50mph over exposed ridges and summits, becoming southwesterly 20-30mph by night.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 11 Celsius and falling to plus 4 Celsius by night.
800m:
Around plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0334 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Sun 30 Nov 2014

Cloudy with some light rain during the morning. Widespread hill fog down to 500m persisting through much of the day, with some patches down to 200m across Southern Fells. Light and variable winds. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 0334 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Mon 01 Dec 2014

Widespread hill fog down to 500m at first, with patches down to 200m. Rain during the afternoon, with heavier outbreaks likely at times but easing later. Light and variable winds. Freezing level dropping to 800m later in the day, so wintry sleet showers are likely overnight.

Issued at: 0334 on Fri 28 Nov 2014

Tue 02 Dec 2014

Some wintry showers through the morning but becoming more isolated as the day goes on with some brighter spells later. Freezing level generally 800m, but could drop to 600m in places. Fresh northeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0334 on Fri 28 Nov 2014