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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sat 01 Nov 2014

High risk

Gales
50mph gusts expected throughout the day.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Storm force winds
During the evening, winds will increase to means of 50mph, gusting to 70mph in exposed locations.
Severe chill effect
High wind chill in strong winds and rain.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Persistent at first, and again in the late afternoon and evening giving navigational difficulties.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Sat 01 Nov 2014

By dawn any overnight rain will have cleared to the east, introducing clearer and brighter conditions with a much fresher feel than of late. There will be a risk of the odd shower through the day, before cloud increases in the afternoon heralding the arrival of another band of rain by evening.

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

Visibility

Poor in the rain at first, but improving during the morning to good or very good. Dropping temporarily to moderate in any showers, before becoming moderate or poor in the late afternoon as rain moves in.

Hill Fog

Any remaining persistent hill fog at around 400m will lift above the summits during the morning, but occasional patches at around 700m are expected at times thereafter. Hill fog will return in the late afternoon down to 500m, with patches as low as 300m mainly in the south and west.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 30-35mph with gusts up to 50mph at first, increasing to 40-50mph with gusts of 60-70mph over the more exposed ridges from the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 14 Celsius.
800m:
Around plus 6 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Issued at: 0229 on Sat 01 Nov 2014

Sun 02 Nov 2014

After overnight rain has cleared, a generally bright day with a mixture of showers and sunny spells. Gradually becoming cooler though the day, giving a risk of sleet over the highest summits by the evening, especially in the west.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in the rain at first, becoming good or very good during the day, with distant peaks visible, but will occasionally fall again to moderate or poor in the showers later on.

Hill Fog

Extensive hill fog at 500m will gradually lift by the morning. A few patches down to 500m in the heavier showers in the evening.

Max wind above 500m

Southwesterly 25-30mph gusting 45-50mph on summits and ridges.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to Plus 13 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius falling to plus 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0229 on Sat 01 Nov 2014

Mon 03 Nov 2014

Scattered showers may fall as sleet or snow over the highest summits. Hill fog perhaps lowering to 500m in any heavier showers. It will feel much cooler than of late with strong southwesterly winds. Freezing level around 950m.

Issued at: 0229 on Sat 01 Nov 2014

Tue 04 Nov 2014

A bright day with some sunny spells is expected but it will feel rather cold. Some showers are expected in the afternoon and these could be wintry down to around 800m in any heavier bursts. Moderate northerly winds. Freezing level just above the summits.

Issued at: 0229 on Sat 01 Nov 2014

Wed 05 Nov 2014

It will be sunny and crisp with light northerly winds, with just a low chance of the odd wintry shower over the high summits. Freezing level around 950m.

Issued at: 0229 on Sat 01 Nov 2014