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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Fri 29 Aug 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Significantly reduced visibility resulting in navigational difficulties, particularly 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

Fri 29 Aug 2014

Winds at all levels will be noticeably stronger, making it feeling considerably cooler than Thursday. Bright or sunny spells will be limited with generally large cloud amounts, giving some showers or longer spells of rain at times. Some of the showers and rain could be rather heavy at times.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower night Heavy shower night
Precipitation probability
30-50% 30-50% 50-70% 50-70% 50-70% 30-50%

Visibility

Moderate or poor in showers and rain, and very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Broken hill fog above 600 metres in the morning, rising to around 700 metres by midday. Later in the afternoon the hill fog will lower, particularly in the west, to around 400 metres.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 35-40mph with gusts 45-50mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 12 becoming Plus 16 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the highest summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Fri 29 Aug 2014
Last 24 hours:
6.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
8.6 mm
Last 72 hours:
8.6 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: 0336 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Sat 30 Aug 2014

Rather cloudy initially with some outbreaks of mainly light rain. Becoming drier and brighter through the morning with sunny spells developing by midday, though there is still the chance of a few showers in the afternoon, these possibly heavy at times. There will be a brisk westerly wind, gradually easing.

Visibility

Moderate in rain initially and very poor in hill fog. Becoming generally very good by midday.

Hill Fog

Broken hill fog, particularly in the west, above around 400 metres to start. This lifting and breaking quickly through the morning to leave no significant hill fog by midday.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 25-30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 becoming Plus 18 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0336 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Sun 31 Aug 2014

A mainly dry day with some sunny spells is expected, along with fresh westerly winds which will decrease in strength through the day. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0336 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Mon 01 Sep 2014

Rather cloudy with some outbreaks of mainly light rain for a time. Breezy, but wind not as strong as over the weekend. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0336 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Tue 02 Sep 2014

Becoming dry with some sunny spells, after initial cloud clear away to the east. Lighter winds than previous days. Feeling a little warmer. Freezing level well above the highest summits.

Issued at: 0336 on Fri 29 Aug 2014