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Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 05 May 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
Moderate UV levels in the afternoon will give a risk of sunburn.

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog down to 500m may be persistent during the morning but will lift and break through the day.

No risk

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

Thu 05 May 2016

Quite cloudy through the morning, mainly in the north, with hill fog and patchy outbreaks of light rain and drizzle. By noon most rain will have eased to leave a predominantly dry afternoon, with cloud breaking to allow some sunny spells. Patchy cloud leading into the night.

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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

Generally good, but falling to moderate in any outbreaks of rain.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog down to 500-600m in the morning and early afternoon. This will clear through the afternoon to leave most summits free of hill fog by evening.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 25mph gusting 35mph gradually easing to 15mph with 25mph in the afternoon. Becoming northeasterly 10mph overnight.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 Celsius, rising to plus 16 Celsius during the afternoon, before falling back to plus 8 Celsius. overnight.
800m:
Around plus 4 Celsius rising to plus 8 Celsius in the afternoon.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Wed 4 May 2016
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
8.0 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.

Fri 06 May 2016

Dry with high cloud giving some brightness and hazy sunshine in the morning and through the afternoon. The cloud will break up in places to give some good afternoon sunshine, but then it will get cloudier again through the evening and overnight.

Visibility

Generally good.

Hill Fog

Summits generally cloud free during the day, but hill fog down to 500m spreading in on Friday night.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 10-15mph, with isolated gusts to 20mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius in the morning and overnight, but rising to plus 17 Celsius during the afternoon.
800m:
Around plus 9 Celsius, falling to 6 Celsius overnight.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Sat 07 May 2016

Becoming increasingly cloudy through the afternoon, with a weather system bringing rain to most parts by afternoon. The rain and cloud should gradually clear away overnight, perhaps with a few lingering showers. Light to moderate northeasterly winds becoming southeasterly.

Sun 08 May 2016

A warm and dry day and night for most, though there is a small risk of an isolated shower, mainly during the day. Any showers which do occur could be heavy, possibly with a rumble of thunder. Moderate southeasterly winds.

Mon 09 May 2016

Generally dry with variable amounts of cloud giving some prolonged sunny and clear periods. Moderate east or southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 1618 on Wed 04 May 2016