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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 19 Dec 2014

High risk

Gales
Gusts around 65 mph over higher ridges resulting in significant buffeting.
Severe chill effect
Significant wind chill in strong winds.

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Storm force winds
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Thunderstorms
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Fri 19 Dec 2014

Cloud breaking up in the early hours with a dry but chilly end to the night. Dry and fine with spells of sunshine during the day but with a blustery wind. This will give a significant wind chill over high ground. Some wintry showers are likely later.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sleet shower day Sleet shower day Partly cloudy night
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 10% 40% 60% 0%

Visibility

Mostly excellent, briefly lowering to moderate or poor in any wintry showers.

Hill Fog

Brief periods of hill fog above 600 metres during showers.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 50 gust 70 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 2 becoming 4 Celsius
800m:
Minus 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
600 metres.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Fri 19 Dec 2014
Last 24 hours:
28.8 mm
Last 48 hours:
54.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
65.6 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: 0846 on Fri 19 Dec 2014

Sat 20 Dec 2014

More cloud than Friday with scattered mainly light wintry showers, tending to die out into the afternoon. Strong winds with gales and significant wind chill over high ridges.

Visibility

Mostly excellent but poor with hill fog in any wintry showers.

Hill Fog

Well broken patches above 500 metres associated with wintry showers.

Max wind above 400m

Northwesterly 55 gust 75 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 1 becoming 4 Celsius
800m:
Minus 1 Celsius
Freezing level:
650 metres.

Issued at: 0846 on Fri 19 Dec 2014

Sun 21 Dec 2014

A much milder day is expected with large amounts of cloud, extensive hill fog and periods of rain. Winds remaining very strong.

Issued at: 0846 on Fri 19 Dec 2014

Mon 22 Dec 2014

Very mild. Cloudy with patchy rain. Extensive hill fog. Strong winds.

Issued at: 0846 on Fri 19 Dec 2014

Tue 23 Dec 2014

Similar to Monday, mild and cloudy with occasional rain and extensive hill fog. Chance of clearer conditions arriving later in the evening as frontal rain clears southwards.

Issued at: 0846 on Fri 19 Dec 2014