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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Wed 27 Aug 2014

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Strong sunlight
With sunny spells there is a risk of high UV levels at times.

Low risk

Gales
There is a risk of strong gusts to 45 or 50 mph over exposed peaks and ridges in the evening.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Widespread hill fog is possible overnight in the rain band.

No risk

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

Wed 27 Aug 2014

Any early mist and hill fog will soon disperse to give a dry day with broken cloud and bright or sunny spells. Cloud will thicken and lower in the evening with outbreaks of rain spreading northwards through the late evening and overnight with hill fog and strengthening southeasterly winds.

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

Visibility

Mainly good, locally poor in hill fog. Moderate or poor in rain later.

Hill Fog

There may be some patchy cloud on peaks at first, otherwise not expected during the day. Patchy hill fog may form by midnight as rain arrives and cloud bases lower to 500 metres.

Max wind above 400m

There is a risk of strong southeasterly gusts to 45 or 50 mph over exposed peaks and ridges during the evening

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 becoming Plus 17 Celsius
800m:
Plus 7 becoming Plus 12 Celsius
Freezing level:
Will be well above the tops.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Wed 27 Aug 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
1.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
2.8 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: 0412 on Wed 27 Aug 2014

Thu 28 Aug 2014

Cloudy with rain at first, widespread hill fog, and with strong southerly winds in the early hours. Rain clearing around dawn with winds easing. Then sunny spells with variable cloud. Scattered showers are possible during the afternoon. Southwesterly winds will increase again later, becoming strong over hills.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in early rain and very poor in early hill fog. Then mainly good.

Hill Fog

Patchy hill fog may form around midnight as rain arrives and cloud bases lower to 500 metres.

Max wind above 400m

Southerly strong in the early morning with gusts to 45 mph on peaks.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 11 becoming Plus 18 Celsius
800m:
Plus 9 becoming Plus13 Celsius
Freezing level:
Will be well above the tops.

Issued at: 0412 on Wed 27 Aug 2014

Fri 29 Aug 2014

Bright at times with strong southwesterly winds, possibly with gusts to gale force over peaks. A number of heavy showers are expected, low risk of lightning.

Issued at: 0412 on Wed 27 Aug 2014

Sat 30 Aug 2014

Bright at times with scattered showers, some perhaps heavy and thundery. Fresh or strong westerly winds.

Issued at: 0412 on Wed 27 Aug 2014

Sun 31 Aug 2014

Dry with some sunny spells , then cloud and some rain spreading from the west by evening. Moderate to fresh westerly winds, becoming southwesterly by evening.

Issued at: 0412 on Wed 27 Aug 2014