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Peak District

Weather hazards over 1000ft

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Periods of hill fog early and late, giving the potential for navigational difficulties.
Thunderstorms
A risk of lightning strikes in heavy outbreaks of rain in the evening.
Heavy persistent rain
Persistent heavy rain possible by evening, reducing visibility with difficult conditions underfoot
Strong sunlight
The UV index will be moderate when sunny spells develop.

No risk

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

Wed 23 Apr 2014

Cloud should lift and break in the morning to leave bright spells. There may be a few showers, but it should be dry for the most part during the day. However, through the evening outbreaks of rain may turn more persistent with a risk of heavier, thundery bursts, continuing into the night.

Time
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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Moderate, locally poor in mist at first. Becoming generally good during the morning. Moderate in any showers, perhaps poor in heavier rain during the evening. Very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 300 metres in the morning, lifting breaking and lifting above the summits in the morning. Occasional hill fog above 300 metres in associated with heavy rain in the evening.

Max wind above 400m

Southerly 30 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 16 Celsius in the afternoon.
800m:
Plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Cat & Fiddle (midway between Buxton and Macclesfield)
Altitude:
511 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Wed 23 Apr 2014
Last 24 hours:
4.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
4.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
4.8 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: 0451 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Cloudy with outbreaks of heavy through the early hours of the morning. Quickly brightening through the morning, although scattered, heavy and perhaps thundery showers will develop by the afternoon with a risk of hail. Showers tending to ease through the evening. Perhaps turning cloud again with light rain overnight, mainly in the east.

Visibility

Moderate or poor at first in rain and very poor in hill fog. Good or very good through the day, but moderate in heavy showers.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 300 metres in the morning, with occasional patches down to 100 metres in heavier pulses of rain. Cloud then lifting above the summits in the morning. Persistent hill fog returning in the east above 200 metres by midnight.

Max wind above 400m

Southerly 20 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 16 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0451 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Fri 25 Apr 2014

A cloudy start with light rain or drizzle and hill fog, mainly affecting eastern areas. Cloud should slowly break to give bright or sunny spells by the afternoon, although with a risk of occasional showers. Cloudy again overnight with further outbreaks of rain and hill fog. Light winds.

Issued at: 0451 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Sat 26 Apr 2014

Cloudy throughout much of the day with outbreak of rain and periods of hill fog. Easterly winds will pick up through the morning.

Issued at: 0451 on Wed 23 Apr 2014

Sun 27 Apr 2014

Another largely cloudy day, with a risk of hill fog and outbreaks of rain or showers. Breezy easterly winds should ease through the day. Perhaps drier by the evening.

Issued at: 0451 on Wed 23 Apr 2014