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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Sun 26 Oct 2014

High risk

Gales
Southwesterly winds gusting 50-65mph giving considerable buffeting,

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Cloud bases likely on windward slopes below 500m giving poor navigation.

No risk

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

Sun 26 Oct 2014

Windy and mostly cloudy in the early hours with perhaps some occasional light rain or drizzle. Risk of some low cloud on upslopes at times giving patchy hill fog. Occasionally dry day with variable cloud and some bright or sunny spells in eastern areas. Very windy, especially over hills and ridges.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Drizzle Drizzle Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Drizzle Drizzle
Precipitation probability
30% 30% 0% 0% 30% 30%

Visibility

Mostly good. Locally poor in patchy drizzle and hill fog.

Hill Fog

Scattered or broken cloud giving hill fog above 500m at first and again later. Otherwise largely nil.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly strong, with gusts to gale force 50 to 65 mph on peaks.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 Celsius becoming plus 13 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the peaks.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Sun 26 Oct 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.8 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
9.2 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: 0339 on Sun 26 Oct 2014

Mon 27 Oct 2014

Dry and windy overnight with some clear spells. Windy during the day with bright spells. Cloud may thicken at times during the day with occasional light rain or drizzle on hills. Cloud may lower onto hill tops at times during the afternoon. Winds still likely to gust 50 to 60 mph on peaks.

Visibility

Mostly good at low levels, but becoming moderate in any rain or drizzle. Locally poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Scattered to broken cloud at times may give hill fog patches around 500 m.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly strong with gusts to 50 to 60 mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 11 Celsius becoming plus 13 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 9 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Well above the peaks.

Issued at: 0339 on Sun 26 Oct 2014

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Windy, but largely dry overnight with patchy drizzle and hill fog. A band of rain, heavy at times, will spread southwards during the morning and afternoon. Rain will clear during the evening. Visibility and cloud bases will deteriorate during the day with widespread hill fog, but the winds will ease and cloud lift as rain clears by evening.

Issued at: 0339 on Sun 26 Oct 2014

Wed 29 Oct 2014

Dry, cold with clear spells and light winds in the early hours with possible ground frost. A dry and fine day with some early mist, generally light winds and some bright or sunny spells. Good visibility and cloud bases above the peaks.

Issued at: 0339 on Sun 26 Oct 2014

Thu 30 Oct 2014

Cloud will increase overnight with outbreaks of light rain spreading northwards. Rain may become heavy for a time later in the day. Southeasterly winds will increase.

Issued at: 0339 on Sun 26 Oct 2014