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Lake District

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 29 Nov 2015

High risk

Gusts of over 50mph are expected throughout the day.
Severe chill effect
Cold air and strong winds will give a high risk of severe chill across the peaks.

Medium risk

No medium risks

Low risk

Storm force winds
Gusts may reach up to 70mph at times during the middle part of the day.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Low risk that any hill fog patches on the band of rain may persist through much of the morning

No risk

Heavy snow
Heavy persistent rain
Strong sunlight

Sun 29 Nov 2015

Isolated snow showers on the peaks at first, before a band of rain moves in from the south during the morning. This rain soon clearing from midday with isolated showers following behind. Showers falling to increasingly lower levels through the afternoon, reaching 400-500m by the evening.

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Moderate as the rain reaches the park, then becoming very good behind, but falling to poor in any wintry showers.

Hill Fog

Occasional down to 500m at first as the rain band passes over, then becoming more patchy behind, mainly associated with any wintry showers.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 40mph gusting 60mph, increasing to 50mph gusting 60-70mph by midday. Winds easing back slightly through the later part of the afternoon.


Plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 10 Celsius during the day. Falling to plus 3 Celsius by the evening.
Around minus 1 Celsius, dropping to minus 5 Celsius through the late evening.
Freezing level:
900m at first, then soon lifting above the summits from dawn. Gradually falling down to 500m by the evening.

Mon 30 Nov 2015

A band of sleet and snow arriving during the morning, mainly affecting southern areas of the park. Soon becoming drier through the afternoon as the band moves away southwards, but remaining largely cloudy.


Generally very good, but dropping to moderate in the morning sleet or snow, and perhaps poor in any heavier outbreaks across the south.

Hill Fog

Occasional patches down to 500m, perhaps becoming more widespread across the south as the rain arrives, before slowly lifting through the afternoon.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 30-35mph with gusts of 45mph to start, then turning more northwesterly and easing to 10-15mph by the evening.


Plus 2 Celsius rising to plus 7 Celsius during the day. Falling to plus 1 Celsius by the evening.
Around minus 2 Celsius.
Freezing level:
500m at first, lifting to 700m through the day, and perhaps reaching 900m across the south of the park.

Tue 01 Dec 2015

Dry to start, with a band of rain moving in from the southwest during the morning. Light and variable winds becoming moderate to strong southwesterly. Freezing level around 800m to start rising well above the summits during the morning.

Wed 02 Dec 2015

Rain at first across northern areas, before gradually clearing during the morning, followed by some isolated showers. Moderate to strong southwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits.

Thu 03 Dec 2015

Returning to colder conditions, but becoming slightly more settled with less rain than previous days and light to moderate northwesterly winds. Freezing level above the summits at first, then falling to around 700m during the afternoon.

Issued at: 1609 on Sat 28 Nov 2015