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Peak District

Weather hazards over 1000ft

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Mainly in the east of the area.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Thunderstorms
Low risk of heavy thundery rain later in the day.
Strong sunlight
Low risk of strong sunlight at times in cloud breaks in the west.

No risk

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

Fri 25 Apr 2014

The night will start mainly dry but extensive low cloud and some drizzle will spread from the east by Friday morning. Starting cloudy and misty on Friday with persistent hill fog. Some brighter spells possible in the west of the area but a generally cloudy day with occasional rain or showers by late morning. Rain may become heavy with a low risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon, and persisting through the evening.

Time
0000 to 0300 0300 to 0600 0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain
Precipitation probability
0% 50-70% 50-70% 70-90% 50-70% 70-90% 50-70% 50-70%

Visibility

Good at first tonight, but becoming poor by Friday morning with widespread areas very poor with fog on the hills. Improving to moderate or good where cloud lifts on Friday, but becoming poor in any heavy rain or thunderstorms.

Hill Fog

Mostly persistent above 200m at first, but locally occasional patches in the west. Becoming periods around 500m by afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Northeasterly 20 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 rising to plus 10 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 bec plus 9 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the hill tops.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Thu 24 Apr 2014
Last 24 hours:
1.8 mm
Last 48 hours:
2.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
6.2 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: 1705 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Sat 26 Apr 2014

Cloudy with further rain overnight, again possibly heavy and thundery. A band of more persistent rain will spread from the southwest on Saturday morning, followed by scattered showers in the afternoon.

Visibility

Generally poor with hill fog at first. Becoming good by late morning, but occasionally moderate again in showers later.

Hill Fog

Periods above 400m at first, becoming occasional patches above 600m by afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Southerly 30mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 becoming plus 15 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 becoming plus 9 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the hill tops.

Issued at: 1705 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Sun 27 Apr 2014

Some bright or sunny intervals, but with with occasional showers, possibly heavy and thundery. Winds moderate or fresh easterly.

Issued at: 1705 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Mon 28 Apr 2014

Mostly cloudy with occasional rain or showers. Winds becoming light and rather variable in direction.

Issued at: 1705 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Tue 29 Apr 2014

Remaining unsettled with further rain or showers at times, again possibly heavy or thundery. Winds becoming light to moderate southwesterly.

Issued at: 1705 on Thu 24 Apr 2014