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West Highlands

Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 24 Jul 2014

High risk

Strong sunlight
High UV levels so protection advised.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Around the northern end of the Great Glen at first.

No risk

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

Thu 24 Jul 2014

Mist and low cloud around the Great Glen, Easter Ross and the eastern upslopes of the Trossachs will soon burn off in the morning, although perhaps lingering for a while in the morning around Ben Wyvis. Otherwise the majority of ranges will be dry and sunny, although an isolated shower may develop north of the Torridon area later in the afternoon. It will be a hot day at low levels with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Little change through the evening.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 0% 10% 10% 0%

Visibility

Locally poor at first otherwise moderate to good, becoming very good for a time in the afternoon.

Hill Fog

Thin patches between 200 and 400 metres at first, otherwise many ranges free of cloud. Cloud lowering to around 900 metres in any late showers in the northwest.

Max wind above 600m

East or southeasterly 15 mph, perhaps 25 mph at first.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 at dawn, rising to around 27 Celsius in the afternoon, falling 15 by midnight. Very warm and humid with a risk of dehydration.
800m:
Plus 12 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0245 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Fri 25 Jul 2014

The fine weather will continue. Dry in the early hours with some mist and low cloud around the Great Glen and Trossachs. Mist and low cloud around the Great Glen, Easter Ross and the eastern upslopes of the Trossachs will soon burn off in the morning, although perhaps lingering for a while in the morning around Ben Wyvis. Otherwise the another largely dry and sunny day, although an isolated shower may develop north of the Torridon area later in the afternoon. It will be a very warm day with a high risk of sunburn and dehydration. Little change through the evening.

Visibility

Moderate to poor locally at first and again later in the evening, but for the main part of the day visibility good to very good.

Hill Fog

Areas down to 200 to 400 metres in the early hours soon burning off in the morning.

Max wind above 600m

Easterly 10 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 13 Celsius rising to a rather hot and humid 27 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 13 Celsius rising to 16 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0245 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Sat 26 Jul 2014

Early low cloud and mist across the northeast otherwise a rather cloudy day to come rain extending from the west through the day, some of this heavy. Becoming drier later.

Issued at: 0245 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Sun 27 Jul 2014

Some sunny periods and scattered showers, these mainly in the northwest. Feeling cooler and fresher than of late.

Issued at: 0245 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Mon 28 Jul 2014

Clouding over from the west with a little rain, this mainly in the northwest.

Issued at: 0245 on Thu 24 Jul 2014