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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 05 Jul 2015

High risk

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

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Patches of fog down to 500m due to showers. Periods down to 400m in the south during the evening.
Thunderstorms
Lightning risk within heavy showers during the afternoon.

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

Sun 05 Jul 2015

A dry and clear start to the day. However, heavy and thundery showers will develop across the park during the afternoon. These are expected to clear by midnight allowing some clear spells to develop across the park.

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Visibility

Generally good but moderate in showers and poor to very poor in heavy/thundery showers.

Hill Fog

Generally no hill fog in the morning, but patches down to 500m expected associated with heavy/thundery showers. Periods of fog down to 400m will develop mainly in the south of the park during the evening.

Max wind above 500m

Southerly 20-25mph gusting 35mph becoming southwesterly 15-20mph gusting 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 11 Celsius rising to plus 21 Celsius during the day before falling to plus 12 Celsius by nightfall.
800m:
Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the summits.

Mon 06 Jul 2015

Mainly dry start with sunny spells and just the odd light shower. However, it will turn cloudier from noon onwards as a band of rain will move across the park from the west from afternoon onwards. Isolated heavy outbreaks of rain are possible.

Visibility

Generally moderate, becoming poor to very poor in heavy showers.

Hill Fog

Periods of fog down to 400m mainly in the south of the park will clear during the morning. No hill fog thereafter before periods of fog down to 400m with patches down to 200m develop again in the afternoon.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 15-20mph gusting 30mph becoming southerly 25-30mph gusting 45mph over the highest peaks.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to plus 19 Celsius during the day before falling to plus 13 Celsius by nightfall.
800m:
Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Freezing level above the peaks.

Tue 07 Jul 2015

Rain in the early hours will clear by morning, to leave some sunny spells but some scattered, possibly thundery showers as well. Moderate southwesterly winds, becoming westerly by late evening. Freezing level above summits.

Wed 08 Jul 2015

Mainly cloudy with scattered showers. Showers dying out by midnight. Moderate westerly winds. Freezing level above summits.

Thu 09 Jul 2015

Staring dry but mostly cloudy. Isolated showers are expected to develop during the afternoon, these mainly light. Moderate westerly winds becoming light northwesterly. Freezing level above summits.

Issued at: 1601 on Sat 04 Jul 2015