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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 26 Apr 2015

High risk

Strong sunlight
Sunburn risk

Medium risk

Severe chill effect
Sub-zero summits and fresh winds, counteracted by strong sunshine.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

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

Sun 26 Apr 2015

A clear night with a touch of frost in the dales. Then some sunny spells through Sunday. A scattering of wintry showers in the afternoon, mainly over the western hills towards Whernside, but should be light and brief. Some heavier showers are likely during the evening, with snow above 450m.

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Weather
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Precipitation probability
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Visibility

A clear airmass means that the general visibility will be very good to excellent with distant hills easily seen, though any showers will lead to short term reductions to moderate, low risk poor in the evening.

Hill Fog

Little to speak of, though a few patches up above 700m can't be ruled out near showers in the evening.

Max wind above 400m

West to Northwest 20 gusts 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Falling to Minus 2 Celsius by Dawn, rising to Plus 9 in the afternoon, though dipping to 5 Celsuis in showers and in the evening.
800m:
Minus 2 Celsius, rising to Plus 2 at best in sunshine, back down to Minus 1 during the evening.
Freezing level:
500m overnight rising just above summits during the afternoon, falling 600m in the evening.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
1500 on Sat 25 Apr 2015
Last 24 hours:
6.8 mm
Last 48 hours:
6.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
6.8 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: 1625 on Sat 25 Apr 2015

Mon 27 Apr 2015

Mainly dry overnight and at first on Monday, then a few showers, with snow above 600m. Some more prolonged showers in the afternoon and early evening with snow falling down to 300m and perhaps some accumulations and drifting on the highest peaks as winds strengthen. Turning clearer again during the evening.

Visibility

Mainly good or very good at first becoming moderate to poor in showers and very poor in more prolonged snow showers in the afternoon and early evening.

Hill Fog

Occasional above 700m with patches to 500m in heavier showers, especially in the afternoon and early evening.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 15mph, increasing 35 gusts 50mph during the afternoon.

Temperature

Valleys:
Falling to 0 Celsius at dawn then rising 8 Celsius at best during the day but falling to 4 Celsius in more prolonged showers and down to Plus 2 in the evening.
800m:
Minus 2 Celsius rising Plus 1 at best during the day and falling below zero in heavier showers.
Freezing level:
600m, perhaps 400m in more prolonged snow showers later.

Issued at: 1625 on Sat 25 Apr 2015

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Another cold late spring day with sunny intervals and showers, some heavy and prolonged, with snow on the hills. Freezing levels around 500m, rising above summits. High wind chill due to strong to gale west to southwesterly winds on the hills.

Issued at: 1625 on Sat 25 Apr 2015

Wed 29 Apr 2015

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, and some hill fog. Brighter weather may arrive from the west later. This day's forecast has significant uncertainty, so please check back for further updates.

Issued at: 1625 on Sat 25 Apr 2015

Thu 30 Apr 2015

A brighter day with sunshine and scattered showers, these of snow above 700m. Fresh north to northwesterly winds, strong on tops, but visibility away from showers will be very good and hill fog will be isolated.

Issued at: 1625 on Sat 25 Apr 2015