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Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 31 Oct 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Gales
Southwesterly winds may reach gale-force at height by late Friday evening.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Early hill fog clearing.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Severe chill effect
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Fri 31 Oct 2014

The day should begin cloudy but dry, with cloud soon lifting and breaking to give some long warm sunny spells, though high cloud will make the sun hazy at times. Southwesterly winds will gradually strengthen during the day, and may eventually reach gale-force by late evening, with further cloud and rain from late evening onwards giving some very blustery conditions overnight.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Light rain
Precipitation probability
20% 0% 0% 0% 20% 60%

Visibility

Moderate at first, though very poor in hill fog, becoming good. Moderate in rain.

Hill Fog

Broken above 300m overnight and into daytime Friday, but lifting and clearing by midday. Broken hill fog above 500m spreading from the west by late evening in association with rain.

Max wind above 400m

South to southwesterly 35-40mph, increasing to 45-50mph by late evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 becoming Plus 19 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 13 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the highest peaks.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Fri 31 Oct 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.4 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.4 mm
Last 72 hours:
7.2 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: 0349 on Fri 31 Oct 2014

Sat 01 Nov 2014

Cloud, rain and strong southwesterly winds overnight will give way to dry and bright conditions soon after dawn on Saturday, with winds easing slightly, though feeling noticeably cooler than Friday. Dry and bright for much of the day with a few sunny spells, though clouding over again from late afternoon, with winds strengthening and further rain arriving by evening to give a blustery end to the day.

Visibility

Moderate in overnight rain, and very poor in hill fog. Becoming good for much of the day, but moderate to poor in evening rain.

Hill Fog

Broken above 500m overnight, clearing shortly after dawn.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 30mph, increasing to southwesterly 45-50mph in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius becoming Plus 12 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the highest peaks.

Issued at: 0349 on Fri 31 Oct 2014

Sun 02 Nov 2014

Similar to Saturday with cloud and rain through the morning, clearing into the afternoon to leave dry and bright conditions for much of the rest of the day, followed by further rain overnight. Winds continuing strong at first, but gradually easing through the day. Feeling fresher than on Saturday.

Issued at: 0349 on Fri 31 Oct 2014

Mon 03 Nov 2014

An unsettled day on Monday with a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, some of which may be heavy later in the day. Winds likely to be strong at times, leading to blustery conditions in showers.

Issued at: 0349 on Fri 31 Oct 2014

Tue 04 Nov 2014

Sunny spells and scattered showers again on Tuesday, though feeling cool as winds turn north to northeasterly. Visibility should be excellent outside of showers.

Issued at: 0349 on Fri 31 Oct 2014