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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 18 Jan 2017

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Rather persistent hill fog is expected through much of the day in the west.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

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

Wed 18 Jan 2017

Continuing cloudy with further outbreaks of rain and extensive hill fog. However it will become drier through the morning with perhaps just a few spots of drizzle. There is also a better chance of some brighter spells developing during the afternoon, especially across more eastern and northeastern hills.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Precipitation probability
20% 10% 0% 0% 10% 10%

Visibility

Moderate or good falling poor at times in rain and drizzle.

Hill Fog

Periods or persistent from below 300m in the west and precipitation through the morning, otherwise nearer 450m, becoming periods above 600m at times in the east during the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

Southerly or southwesterly 15-20mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 to 10 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 2 or 3 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Wed 18 Jan 2017
Last 24 hours:
0.4 mm
Last 48 hours:
14.0 mm
Last 72 hours:
15.4 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.

Thu 19 Jan 2017

Little change, remaining generally cloudy with further patchy rain and drizzle, with a some light snowfall possible on higher summits.

Visibility

Poor in any drizzle or light snow in the west, slightly improved in the east but lacking clarity.

Hill Fog

Periods or persistent from below 300m in the southwest and precipitation through the morning, otherwise nearer 450m, becoming periods above 600m at times in the east during the afternoon.

Max wind above 400m

West or southwesterly 15-20mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 to 10 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 2 or 3 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Fri 20 Jan 2017

Another mostly cloudy day with a little rain, drizzle and perhaps summit snow. Freezing level falling to around 900m with light winds.

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Remaining cloudy with patchy drizzle and snow above 750m. Mainly light southerly winds. Freezing level falling to around 750m.

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Colder conditions developing as the freezing level falls to around 600m. Remaining rather cloudy across southern fells with some outbreaks of light snowfall. Drier and occasionally brighter across the north. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Issued at: 0231 on Wed 18 Jan 2017