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Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 29 Jul 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Risk of sunburn in prolonged exposure, especially in 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

Tue 29 Jul 2014

Cloud will quickly thicken from the northwest as a band of drizzle and rain pushes southeastwards across the park this morning. By afternoon this band will have moved away, leaving a generally dry and sunny afternoon, possibly feeling hot on any long ascents. There is a chance for one or two showers later in the evening. Strong northwesterly winds will pick up throughout the day.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Drizzle Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower night
Precipitation probability
30% 60% 30% 10% 10% 30%

Visibility

Generally good, but deteriorating to poor in any drizzle. Moderate in showers.

Hill Fog

Cloud bases will thicken and lower from the northwest during the morning, bringing periods of hill fog down to 500m and isolated patches down to 300m, especially on western fells. Hill fog will clear southeastwards during the afternoon.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 10mph increasing to 20mph gusting 35mph in the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 15 Celsius, rising to Plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Around Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0216 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Wed 30 Jul 2014

Widespread cloud with scattered showers, some of which could be heavy at times and could result in a thorough soaking. However this cloud will brake up during the late evening and overnight.

Visibility

Generally good however poor in any heavy showers.

Hill Fog

Fog above 700m will become widespread overnight with patches down to 500m as well. The fog will persist throughout the day, becoming isolated in the evening.

Max wind above 500m

Westerly 20-25mph with gusts of 35-40mph, decreasing in the evening to 15mph with gusts to 25mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 13 Celsius, rising to Plus 20 Celsius.
800m:
Around Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0216 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Thu 31 Jul 2014

A day of sunny intervals and scattered showers, again some of these showers could be potentially heavy with a low risk of thunder. Periods of hill fog down to 500m are expected as well. Moderate southwesterly winds, with stronger gusts during any heavy showers.

Issued at: 0216 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Fri 01 Aug 2014

Another day of sunny spells and scattered showers. Some of the showers could be heavy with a low risk of thunder, some hill fog down to 500m is likely in these showers. Moderate southwesterly winds, perhaps with some stronger gusts in heavier showers.

Issued at: 0216 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Sat 02 Aug 2014

Scattered showers with sunny intervals are to be expected and again some of these showers could be heavy, with a risk of a thunderstorm. Moderate southwesterly winds will be gustier during the showers.

Issued at: 0216 on Tue 29 Jul 2014