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Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 22 Aug 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn in any prolonged sunny spells.

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Breezy conditions and the risk of showers will add to the chill effect.
Thunderstorms
Risk of isolated showers later in the afternoon becoming heavy and thundery at times.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Fri 22 Aug 2014

Once any early morning mist patches clear, Friday morning will be dry with sunny spells and these sunny spells will continue into the afternoon. There is a possibility of some isolated showers developing later in the afternoon, which may become heavy and perhaps thundery at times, with the evening becoming dry again.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
10% 20% 30% 40% 20% 10%

Visibility

Moderate to good at first, but once the low cloud and mist clears visibility will be very good, with hills in the far distance clearly seen. Visibility will become moderate in any showers and poor in the heavier showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m first thing in the morning. Cloud bases will generally rise to above the summits by mid-morning, with the risk of dropping down to 800m in any isolated showers later.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 15-20mph, gusting up to 30-35mph across the highest summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius rising up to Plus 17 Celsius, before falling down plus 5 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 3 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0250 on Fri 22 Aug 2014

Sat 23 Aug 2014

Cloudy with mist in the valleys at first, but the mist will soon clear and the cloud will break up offering plenty of sunshine for the rest of the day.

Visibility

Overall very good again, offering panoramic views across the park, once the hill fog and mist clears.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 600m during the early hours of Saturday morning, but cloud bases soon rise to above the summits.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 15-20mph, gusting up to 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 Celsius, rising up to plus 17 Celsius before falling down to plus 6 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0250 on Fri 22 Aug 2014

Sun 24 Aug 2014

A mainly dry and bright day with cloud and perhaps some rain pushing in from the west by the evening. Light northwesterly winds, becoming light southeasterly by the end of the day.

Issued at: 0250 on Fri 22 Aug 2014

Mon 25 Aug 2014

Rain overnight perhaps lingering through the day, before gradually clearing away to the east. Light to moderate southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0250 on Fri 22 Aug 2014

Tue 26 Aug 2014

Generally cloudy, with spells of rain at times. Light southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0250 on Fri 22 Aug 2014