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Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 29 Nov 2014

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog down to 200m in places throughout the evening and into the night.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Gales
Blustery conditions over the Fells, particularly during the morning.
Severe chill effect
Strong wind and low temperatures will lead to chilly conditions.

No risk

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

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Some patchy cloud through the morning but staying dry. By the afternoon there will be some bright and sunny spells, the best of which likely towards Skiddaw and the Northern Fells. The sky will cloud over again through the evening bringing some light rain but also extensive and persistent hill fog.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Light rain
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 60%

Visibility

Generally very good with distant peaks clearly visible, but deteriorating to moderate later in the rain.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m will rise above summit levels during the morning, although some occasional patches may persist longer in the west. Hill fog developing across Southern Fells during the afternoon and becoming widespread at 500m by evening, with occasional patches down to 200-300m.

Max wind above 500m

Southeast 20-25mph gusting to 35-40mph over exposed ridges and summits, becoming southwesterly 15-20mph by night.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius rising to plus 11 Celsius and falling to plus 6 Celsius by night.
800m:
Around Plus 7 Celsius falling to Plus 3 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0505 on Sat 29 Nov 2014

Sun 30 Nov 2014

Rain across the park during the early hours of the morning will give way to a cloudy but dry morning, with the occasional sunny spell. The afternoon will see cloud building but again with brighter spells, particularly in the south.

Visibility

Moderate in the rain but becoming generally good, and very good on summits with distant peaks visible sitting above the low clouds.

Hill Fog

Widespread down around 500m and occasional to 200-300m. Through the morning fog will become patchier but not fully clear in places. Through the afternoon, hill fog to 200m is likely across northwest and 500m across the east.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 20mph gusting 30mph across summits at first. Becoming northwesterly 15mph during the morning, and southeasterly 10mph by nightfall.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius, rising to Plus 11 Celsius and falling again to Plus 4 later.
800m:
Around Plus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0505 on Sat 29 Nov 2014

Mon 01 Dec 2014

Cloudy with hill fog in the morning. Rain will spread from northwest in the evening with some heavier outbreaks likely at times. The evening will be rather cold with significant wind chill. Light southeasterly winds becoming moderate southwesterly. Freezing level above summits during the day but dropping close to summit tops by night.

Issued at: 0505 on Sat 29 Nov 2014

Tue 02 Dec 2014

Freezing level drops to 400m during the early hours. A cold and frosty start on the Fells with some wintry showers possible over higher ground through the morning and as the day goes on some bright or sunny spells are expected. Strong northwesterly winds becoming fresh westerly in the evening. Freezing at all levels in places overnight.

Issued at: 0505 on Sat 29 Nov 2014

Wed 03 Dec 2014

Clear overnight but some patchy cloud and nice sunny spells during the day but rather cold. Cloudier later again and there is a chance of rain. Moderate westerly winds. Freezing to most levels in places at first, gradually rising above summits during the day.

Issued at: 0505 on Sat 29 Nov 2014