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Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 29 May 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Severe chill effect
Strong winds will increase the chill throughout the day.
Strong sunlight
Moderate UV levels during the afternoon giving a risk of sunburn.

Low risk

Gales
Gusts possibly reaching gale force on exposed ridges and summits mainly at first.
Thunderstorms
Low risk in any thundery showers during the morning and early afternoon.

No risk

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

Fri 29 May 2015

A band of rain with heavy outbreaks possible will affect the park overnight. Showers will then return, which could be heavy with hail, thunder, and sleet or wet snow over the highest fells. These will ease during the evening and it will become drier overnight with some clear spells.

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Visibility

Good or very good, falling to moderate or poor in rain and showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 700m, with bases falling to 500m in any showers.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 25-30mph with gusts of 35-40mph on exposed ridges and summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 Celsius, rising to plus 13 Celsius. Falling to plus 6 Celsius in the evening.
800m:
Plus 1 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Just above the summits.

Issued at: 1637 on Thu 28 May 2015

Sat 30 May 2015

After some isolated showers in the early morning, with sleet over the highest fells, it will become mostly dry with sunny spells. Sunshine will become hazier in the evening as cloud builds from the west as a band of rain approaches.

Visibility

Good or very good, but falling to moderate or poor in rain and showers

Hill Fog

Most summits clear all day, with just the odd patch down to 700m in any early showers.

Max wind above 500m

Northwesterly 20-25mph becoming southerly with gusts of 30-35mph on exposed ridges and summits.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 5 Celsius, rising to plus 14 Celsius. Falling to plus 8 Celsius in the evening.
800m:
Around zero to start, quickly rising to plus 4 Celsius.
Freezing level:
900m at first rising quickly above the summits.

Issued at: 1637 on Thu 28 May 2015

Sun 31 May 2015

Persistent rain with heavy outbreaks will clear in the afternoon leaving showers and then clear conditions overnight. Light to moderate southeasterly winds becoming southwesterly and strengthening. Freezing level just above the summits.

Issued at: 1637 on Thu 28 May 2015

Mon 01 Jun 2015

Mostly clear and dry overnight, followed by scattered showers during the morning and a further band of rain later. Fresh southwesterly winds easing slightly and turning southeasterly. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 1637 on Thu 28 May 2015

Tue 02 Jun 2015

Further showers or longer spells of rain along with cloudy skies are likely, along with a risk of thunder and hail, but conditions may improve towards the evening. Light to moderate southeasterly winds turning northwesterly. Freezing level above the summits.

Issued at: 1637 on Thu 28 May 2015