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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 30 Sep 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Overnight hill fog should disperse this morning.

No risk

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

Tue 30 Sep 2014

Early mist, low cloud and hill fog lifting and breaking this morning then warm sunny spells developing. Clouding over later with a freshening wind, as outbreaks of rain arrive this evening.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Light rain
Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Moderate or poor, very poor in any fog, improving mostly good through the day. Becoming moderate or poor overnight.

Hill Fog

Broken to blanket hill fog above 400 metres at first, especially across western areas. Becoming nil this morning, but with well-broken patches forming later above 500m in any more persistent rain.

Max wind above 400m

Southwest 15-20 mph with gusts 30-35 mph early this evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 rising to plus 20 Celsius
800m:
Plus 11 to 13 Celsius
Freezing level:
Will be well above the peaks.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 30 Sep 2014
Last 24 hours:
5.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
5.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
5.2 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: 0331 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Wed 01 Oct 2014

Rather cloudy with some light rain or drizzle at times. However, some dry and brighter spells will occur, especially mid morning to early afternoon.

Visibility

Generally good but falling to moderate or poor in any rain or drizzle. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Occasionally broken above 500 metres overnight, lifting above the peaks during the morning but developing again during the late afternoon and evening.

Max wind above 400m

Southwest 10-15 mph, gusting 20-25 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius, rising to plus 18 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 to 12 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Issued at: 0331 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Thu 02 Oct 2014

Fine and dry for much of the day with some sunny periods and variable amounts of cloud after a chilly start. Strengthening southwesterly winds during the evening ahead of an approaching weather front.

Issued at: 0331 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Fri 03 Oct 2014

Very windy at first, with strong southwesterlies over high peaks and ridges where there's a risk of gusts reaching gale force. Later the wind becomes light. It should be mostly dry but with thickening cloud during the day, perhaps bringing outbreaks of rain to western areas, before persistent and heavy rain arrives through the evening.

Issued at: 0331 on Tue 30 Sep 2014

Sat 04 Oct 2014

Heavy rain overnight should clear around dawn to leave a mainly dry and bright day, but with an increased chance of showers through the afternoon and evening. Moderate to fresh west or southwesterly winds, making it feel quite cold in exposure.

Issued at: 0331 on Tue 30 Sep 2014