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Yellow Warning Weather warnings issued for the United Kingdom

Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 29 Aug 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Gales
Isolated gusts reaching 60-70mph in the most exposed spots especially during the morning.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Down to 500m during the morning, especially on western fells.
Heavy persistent rain
Rain persistent, particularly overnight and in the morning.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Severe chill effect
none
Thunderstorms
none
Strong sunlight
none

Fri 29 Aug 2014

A wet night and early morning, with rain that could be heavy and persistent at times. This will begin to break up and become patchier during the morning allowing some brighter spells to develop, particularly in the north and east of the park, however rain may persist all day in the south and west. During the evening any remaining rain will begin to clear leaving a mostly dry but cloudy evening with just the odd patch of drizzle and light rain over the fells.

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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Good but moderate in rain and poor in any heavy rain.

Hill Fog

Persistent down to 500m overnight and during the morning with patches down as low as 300m, rising to 800m in the afternoon in the north, but remaining more persistent at around 500m further south.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 30-40mph with gusts up to 70mph on exposed summits, easing to westerly 20-30mph with gusts to 50mph by evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius before falling back down to plus 12 Celsius in the evening.
800m:
Around plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Issued at: 1626 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Sat 30 Aug 2014

Patchy overnight rain and drizzle will clear during the morning, leaving a generally cloudy but dry day. During the afternoon cloud may begin to break, particularly in the east, where there may be some pleasant sunny spells. However, the odd light shower can't be ruled out during the afternoon and early evening.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in any drizzle and rain in the morning, becoming good or very good by lunchtime, reducing to moderate in any showers during the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Down to 600m to start with the odd patch as low as 400m, lifting above the summits through the morning with patches down to 700m, particularly in the west.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 20-30mph with gusts to 45mph on exposed ridges and summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius during the afternoon, before falling to plus 10 Celsius during the evening.
800m:
Around plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Issued at: 1626 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Sun 31 Aug 2014

Generally dry with bright spells for much of the day. Turning increasingly cloudy in the afternoon with southwesterly winds strengthening and some rain reaching the far western fells by dusk.

Issued at: 1626 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Mon 01 Sep 2014

Cloudy with outbreaks rain and drizzle. Moderate to strong southwesterly winds.

Issued at: 1626 on Thu 28 Aug 2014

Tue 02 Sep 2014

A generally cloudy day but staying dry. Light to moderate southwesterly winds.

Issued at: 1626 on Thu 28 Aug 2014