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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 02 Mar 2015

High risk

Gales
Gales across the peaks, giving considerable buffeting at times.

Medium risk

Severe chill effect
Temperatures below freezing and gales on the peaks, with a considerable risk of hypothermia.

Low risk

Blizzards
Possible near zero visibility in any heavy snow showers on Monday evening.
Thunderstorms
Possible lightning strikes on exposed tops and ridges in any heavy showers.

No risk

Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Mon 02 Mar 2015

Scattered snow showers overnight and on Monday morning, giving a further covering at elevation, and a temporary dusting at low levels. Some bright or sunny intervals in the morning, but more especially during the afternoon when it should be mostly dry. Further wintry showers likely to spread from the west in the evening, perhaps heavy and thundery. Freezing at all levels early in the day, with frost persisting on the hills, giving icy conditions underfoot.

Time
0000 to 0300 0300 to 0600 0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Light snow shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light snow shower day Light snow shower night
Precipitation probability
30% 60% 60% 30% 10% 20% 60% 60%

Visibility

Very good or excellent, becoming moderate or poor at times in showers. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Occasionally broken around 500m in showers early in the day and again in the evening.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 45 gust 55 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Minus 1 becoming Plus 6 Celsius
800m:
Minus 1 Celsius
Freezing level:
At all levels at first, rising to 500m by afternoon.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Sun 01 Mar 2015
Last 24 hours:
0.6 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.6 mm
Last 72 hours:
1.6 mm

Rainfall data provided by the Environment Agency. The Met Office is not responsible for content provided by third parties and may remove this data without warning.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Scattered snow showers likely overnight and during Tuesday, but increasingly falling as rain or sleet at lower levels during the morning and more isolated in the afternoon. Some sunny intervals, but frosty at all levels early in the day, with frost persisting at higher elevations, giving icy conditions underfoot and significant wind chill on the hills.

Visibility

Very good or excellent, becoming moderate or poor in any showers. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Occasionally broken around 500m in showers early in the day.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 45 gust 55 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Minus 2 becoming Plus 6 Celsius
800m:
Minus 2 becoming Zero Celsius
Freezing level:
At all levels early in the day, rising to 600m by mid-afternoon.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

Wed 04 Mar 2015

Sunny intervals and occasional wintry showers, but showers dying out in the afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds across the hills with significant wind chill. Frosty early and again overnight.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

Thu 05 Mar 2015

Early frost then increasingly cloudy and less cold, with some rain likely by evening. Winds becoming strong southwesterly on the hills.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 01 Mar 2015

Fri 06 Mar 2015

Some uncertainties but likely to be increasing cloudy, perhaps with some rain later in the day, and with lighter winds over the hills.

Issued at: 1612 on Sun 01 Mar 2015