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Peak District

Weather hazards over 300m on Mon 26 Jan 2015

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Severe chill effect
Cold near the summits with fresh to strong winds.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog may at first above 300m.

No risk

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

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Cloudy at first, with residual outbreaks of rain and hill fog soon clearing. Broken cloud will follow, and predominantly dry but chilly conditions. A few light showers are possible, mainly across the west of the Park.

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

Visibility

Moderate to poor in any rain at first, and very poor in any hill fog. Becoming very good or excellent once the rain clears.

Hill Fog

Blanket or overcast bases 300 meters initially, soon clearing.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 40 mph at first, veering northwest 25-30 mph by dawn.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 Celsius, falling to Plus 1 Celsius this evening.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius falling to plus 1 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Lowering to around 700 meters later today.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Mon 26 Jan 2015
Last 24 hours:
3.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
3.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
14.4 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.

Issued at: 0412 on Mon 26 Jan 2015

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Across western areas becoming cloudy by dawn, with hill fog developing and perhaps also some drizzle. Through the day the hill fog will become more extensive, and occasional light rain will develop, this turning more persistent through the evening. Across eastern areas starting largely clear, then turning increasing cloudy, but still some bright or sunny intervals will occur through the morning. Through the evening patchy light rain will arrrive, and some hill fog. Becoming windy everywhere later with a risk of gales. Turning milder.

Visibility

Generally very good for much of the day, but moderate to poor later, especially across the west, and very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Nil for much of the day across eastern areas, but broken or blanket above 400 metres across the west. Through the evening becoming broken above 500 metres across eastern areas.

Max wind above 400m

Increasing southwesterly 30 to 40 mph, gusts to 50 mph through the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 1 Celsius, rising to plus 8 Celsius by the evening.
800m:
Plus 1 Celsius, rising to plus 4 Celsius by the evening.
Freezing level:
Near 700 meters at first, rising to well above the summits later.

Issued at: 0412 on Mon 26 Jan 2015

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Cloudy, wet and windy during the early hours with gales over the highest ground. It should become clearer and colder again through the day with occasional wintry showers, these likely to give fresh accumulations of snow at higher levels late in the day. Freezing level lowering to 300m later. A significant windchill will develop.

Issued at: 0412 on Mon 26 Jan 2015

Thu 29 Jan 2015

A cold and windy day with a significant wind chill. Wintry showers will be heavy and frequent, particularly in western areas where snow will steadily accumulate. Freezing level around 200m.

Issued at: 0412 on Mon 26 Jan 2015

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Another cold and windy day with a significant wind chill and occasional wintry showers with further snow accumulations likely on high ground, especially in the west. Freezing level around 300-400m.

Issued at: 0412 on Mon 26 Jan 2015