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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 31 Mar 2015

High risk

Gales
High risk of gales on the hills giving considerable buffeting.

Medium risk

Severe chill effect
Risk of hypothermia and frostbite on the summits unless adequately protected.

Low risk

Storm force winds
Occasional gusts around 70 mph, giving increased danger on exposed ridges.
Thunderstorms
Isolated thunderstorms possible, with a risk of lightning strikes on exposed ridges and summits.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Persistent extensive hill fog
none
Heavy persistent rain
none
Strong sunlight
none

Tue 31 Mar 2015

Tuesday will see a mixture of bright or sunny spells and occasional showers, some of which will be heavy, with hail and isolated thunderstorms possible, and falling as sleet or snow over the peaks. Significant wind chill on the hills with gales and temperatures around freezing on the summits, giving difficult conditions underfoot.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day
Precipitation probability
70% 70% 30% 30% 60% 40%

Visibility

Very good or excellent, becoming moderate or poor at times in showers.

Hill Fog

Isolated well broken around 500m in any heavy showers.

Max wind above 400m

West to northwesterly 60 gust 70 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 becoming Plus 8 Celsius.
800m:
Minus 1 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Around 600m.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Bainbridge
Altitude:
325 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 31 Mar 2015
Last 24 hours:
18.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
26.5 mm
Last 72 hours:
29.1 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: 0753 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

Wed 01 Apr 2015

Another day of bright or sunny intervals and occasional showers, these most frequent in the west of the Park, and again with some sleet or snow at times over the hills. Winds less strong than Tuesday, but remaining at gale force on the hills with significant wind chill persisting. A touch of ground frost is possible at low levels early in the day.

Visibility

Very good or excellent, becoming moderate or poor at times in showers.

Hill Fog

Isolated well broken around 500m in any heavy showers.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 50 gust 60 mph in the morning.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 1 becoming Plus 9 Celsius
800m:
Zero becoming Plus 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
600m rising to 700m.

Issued at: 0753 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

Thu 02 Apr 2015

After a bright start, cloud thickening from the west in the afternoon but staying mainly dry into the evening. Winds becoming light and rather variable for a time over the hills.

Issued at: 0753 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

Fri 03 Apr 2015

A mostly cloudy day is expected with outbreaks of rain, perhaps falling as snow on the hills, and with hill fog becoming extensive at times. Winds likely to become fresh at times over the summits.

Issued at: 0753 on Tue 31 Mar 2015

Sat 04 Apr 2015

Some uncertainties, but current expectations are for cloud and rain to have cleared to the southwest to leave a rather cloudy day with the odd shower, and just a few bright or sunny intervals. Winds are likely to become moderate or fresh northerly over the hills.

Issued at: 0753 on Tue 31 Mar 2015