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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 26 Nov 2014

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
High risk of extensive hill fog persisting through Wednesday daytime

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

No low risks
none

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

Wed 26 Nov 2014

Cloudy with extensive hill fog throughout the day, and occasional outbreaks of rain or drizzle affecting the District through the morning and much of the afternoon, though becoming more patchy and sporadic by evening. During daylight hours it will be dull and overcast, with generally poor visibility. Extensive low cloud will persist, giving poor conditions at height.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Drizzle
Precipitation probability
90% 80% 80% 60% 60% 60%

Visibility

Moderate or poor generally, and very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Broken above 400 metres, becoming blanket above 200 metres across eastern areas later.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 20-30 mph at first, gradually easing to light and variable by evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 becoming Plus 8 Celsius
800m:
Plus 5 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 Wed 26 Nov 2014
Last 24 hours:
1.6 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
5.6 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: 0342 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Thu 27 Nov 2014

Cloudy overnight, with extensive hill fog persisting, and further rain or drizzle at times. Similar conditions will persist through Thursday morning after dawn, but into the afternoon conditions should begin to improve, becoming drier and brighter as cloud lifts and breaks a little.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in the morning, becoming moderate to good in the afternoon. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Blanket above 400 metres at first (locally 200 metres in the east), but lifting and breaking to become broken above 500 metres by the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Southeasterly 10 mph at first, gradually increasing to 20 mph through the day.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 becoming Plus 9 Celsius
800m:
Plus 5 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the highest peaks.

Issued at: 0342 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Fri 28 Nov 2014

Generally rather cloudy with patchy rain at times, but with some bright intervals possible also. Breezy, with near-gale force southeasterly winds over the hills, producing a noticeable wind chill at height. Areas of hill fog early and late in the day, especially across eastern areas. Visibility generally good outside of rain or hill fog.

Issued at: 0342 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Similar to Friday, though generally drier and with a better chance of some bright intervals. Milder than of late, with less wind-chill as the wind slowly eases a little. Areas of hill fog, especially across eastern areas.

Issued at: 0342 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Sun 30 Nov 2014

Cloudy, though generally dry, and with a few bright spells possible again. Lighter winds than recent days. Some patchy hill fog in eastern areas.

Issued at: 0342 on Wed 26 Nov 2014