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Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 25 May 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Medium risk of strong sunlight in cloud breaks during the 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

Wed 25 May 2016

Most of the day will be dry with some sunshine into the early afternoon. Cloud generally increasing as the day goes on with showers, or outbreaks of rain, spreading in from the east in the afternoon. Perhaps some heavier outbreaks of rain around dusk. Fresh northeast winds, perhaps strong at times when the rain arrives.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light rain Light rain
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 10% 30-50% 70-90% 70-90%

Visibility

Generally excellent, but becoming moderate locally poor in rain later.

Hill Fog

Occasional around 700 or 800m, becoming periods around 500m when the rain arrives in the evening.

Max wind above 500m

Northeast 20 gusts 30mph, increasing to 25 gusts 40mph in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius early and late, rising to Plus 13 Celsius during the day.
800m:
Zero Celsius first thing, rising to Plus 4 Celsius during the day.
Freezing level:
Around 900m first thing soon rising well above the summits.

Thu 26 May 2016

Generally cloudy with showers or outbreaks of rain, perhaps heavy at times, especially in east of the park. Some brighter interludes in the west. Strong northeast winds decreasing.

Visibility

Good, falling moderate, locally poor in rain.

Hill Fog

Occasional around 700m, but with periods down to 500m in rain, especially over east facing slopes.

Max wind above 500m

Northeast 30 gusts 45mph, decreasing to 20 gusts 30mph in the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to Plus 15 Celsius in any afternoon brightness.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Fri 27 May 2016

Broken cloud with a few sunny intervals and showers during the day. Mainly dry at night. Light or moderate east winds.

Sat 28 May 2016

Broken cloud with sunny spells and a few daytime showers. Light winds.

Sun 29 May 2016

Broken cloud with sunny intervals and scattered showers, a few of them heavy. Light winds.

Issued at: 0131 on Wed 25 May 2016