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Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 02 Sep 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn during any prolonged sunny spells, especially late morning and early afternoon.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none

Tue 02 Sep 2014

A dry day with plenty of sunny spells especially during the late morning and early afternoon. Along with light winds and very little hill fog, conditions should be good for walking up the hills today, but sun protection and plenty of water is advised. It will remain dry going into the night with some clear spells.

Time
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Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Visibility

Very good visibility across the park, with hills in the middle distance clearly seen.

Hill Fog

Generally no hill fog for Tuesday, with a low risk of some occasional patches during the afternoon mainly around the Scafell Pike and Helvellyn regions.

Max wind above 500m

Northeasterly 5-10mph, becoming southerly 5-10mph by midday.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 9 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius rising to 10 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0344 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

Wed 03 Sep 2014

Early morning hill fog soon clears leaving another fine and dry day for the national park. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Visibility

Generally good or excellent, with distant hills clearly discernable against the blue sky. Very poor in any early morning hill fog.

Hill Fog

Isolated patches down to 500m early in the morning, mainly on the south western fells. Generally above the summits by the afternoon.

Max wind above 500m

Southeasterly 10-15mph falling to 5-10 mph during the evening

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius, rising up to plus 19 Celsius, before falling down to plus 9 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius rising to 10 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0344 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

Thu 04 Sep 2014

Hill fog again overnight, with some early morning rain soon clearing to leave a dry and bright morning. Risk of some showers developing during the afternoon. Light southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0344 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

Fri 05 Sep 2014

Generally dry with some sunny spells. Light to moderate easterly winds.

Issued at: 0344 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

Sat 06 Sep 2014

A cloudy but generally dry day, with light southerly winds.

Issued at: 0344 on Tue 02 Sep 2014