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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 24 Oct 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Gales
Gale force winds developing on summits and ridges mainly from the evening onwards
Severe chill effect
Strong to gale force winds make it feel colder at exposed locations, especially later in the day.

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog may linger in the early morning, mainly over the Southern Fells.

No risk

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

Fri 24 Oct 2014

Morning cloud will clear to leave a bright day with a few sunny spells and strong westerly to southwesterly winds throughout the day. A few showers of rain are possible through the day, mostly around the Western Fells. These showers will be fast moving in the brisk winds.

Time
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Weather
Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
30-50% 30-50% 10% 10-30% 20% 20%

Visibility

Mainly very good, but moderate during showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional above around 600m at first in the morning, then generally nil except on summits, near and around showers.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly to southwesterly with a mean of 30mph and gusts of 40mph, increasing later through the afternoon 35-40mph with gusts of 50-55mph possible.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius, rising to Plus 12 Celsius during the day.
800m:
Around Plus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Issued at: 0141 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Sat 25 Oct 2014

A cloudier day than Friday and a greater risk of showers throughout the area. Winds will strengthen further during the day, with gales developing widely, perhaps severe gales later. This could lead to buffeting and challenging walking conditions.

Visibility

Generally good, though distant peaks lacking some clarity. Moderate in showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches around summits, perhaps down to 600m before sunrise.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly around 35mph with gusts 50mph, strengthening through the evening to 40mph with gusts of 60mph widely, and up to 70mph in exposed positions.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 Celsius, rising to Plus 14 Celsius
800m:
Plus 3 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Issued at: 0141 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Sun 26 Oct 2014

Winds slowly calm down during the day, but still remain strong to gale force from the southwest. A cloudy day with a chance of showers mainly in the southwest around Coniston, with more in the way of brightness further east. Freezing level above summits.

Issued at: 0141 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Mon 27 Oct 2014

Southwesterly winds continue to slowly ease. Remaining mainly with showers or outbreaks of rain, however there will still be some bright spells breaking through, again more likely in the east. Freezing level above summits.

Issued at: 0141 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Winds become light during the morning, with heavier and more persistent rain possible throughout the day. Freezing level above summits.

Issued at: 0141 on Fri 24 Oct 2014