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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 02 Sep 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Thunderstorms
Low risk in heavy showers around the middle of the day and afternoon.
Heavy persistent rain
Showers will be locally heavy around midday, but should be short-lived.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Gales
none
Severe chill effect
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Strong sunlight
none

Wed 02 Sep 2015

Mainly dry in the early hours with low chance of showers. Any early morning mist and hill fog patches will soon clear after dawn. Bright or sunny at times during the day with variable cloud. Some showers will form over the hills during the morning and into the afternoon. These may be locally heavy with possible lightning, but should be short-lived. Feeling on the cool side with sometimes fresh or strong northwesterly winds over peaks.

Time
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Weather
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
20% 20% 30% 40% 40% 30% 20% 20%

Visibility

Mostly good or very good. Locally moderate in showers. Poor for a time in early morning patchy hill fog.

Hill Fog

Patchy hill fog is possible on slopes above 500 metres during the early morning, otherwise nil.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly, mainly light or moderate, but locally fresh on peaks with speeds 15 to 20 mph and gusts to 30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 9 becoming 16 Celsius
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius
Freezing level:
Will be above the peaks.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Tue 01 Sep 2015
Last 24 hours:
2.4 mm
Last 48 hours:
12.4 mm
Last 72 hours:
12.4 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.

Thu 03 Sep 2015

Broken cloud with some bright spells. A few light showers may form during the afternoon over hills. Hill fog will be limited to the early morning period, but possible on peaks in spells of rain. Still feeling chilly on peaks in brisk or strong northerly winds.

Visibility

Poor for a time in early morning patchy hill fog. Moderate in showers. Otherwise mainly good.

Hill Fog

Patchy hill fog is possible on slopes above 500 metres during the early morning, then lifting to above the peaks. Otherwise nil.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly fresh or strong on peaks 25 to 30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 14 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius
Freezing level:
Will be above the tops.

Fri 04 Sep 2015

Most places will be dry with broken cloud, and some bright spells especially to the southeast in the shelter of the hills, but with cloud increasing at times and possibly a few spells of light rain or drizzle on peaks. Ragged patches of hill fog are possible on tops at times. Fresh or strong northwesterly winds.

Sat 05 Sep 2015

Rather cloudy with occasional patches of light rain and hill fog at first, with drier weather likely for a time during the afternoon. Moderate or fresh northwesterly winds.

Sun 06 Sep 2015

Mainly dry with broken cloud and a few brighter spells possible. Some patches of hill fog are possible on peaks during the early hours.

Issued at: 1658 on Tue 01 Sep 2015