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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 30 Aug 2016

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Hill fog may be persistent above 500m in the south and west of the park at times
Strong sunlight
Brighter spells will bring strong sunshine mainly later in the day

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

Tue 30 Aug 2016

Cloudy with some clear spells and the odd spot of rain at first. Some bright spells mainly to the northeast of the park during the morning although they will become more widespread during the afternoon. Where sun breaks through it will be strong so there will be a need for protection for those spending time outdoors. It will become largely overcast across the park during the evening and there will be patchy outbreaks of light rain or drizzle.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light rain Light rain
Precipitation probability
10% 0% 0% 0% 30% 40%

Visibility

Generally good with hills below the cloud visible clearly. Perhaps moderate or poor in rain or drizzle later and with hill fog affecting most peaks at some point in the day.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog on the highest peaks and patches above 400m, these mainly in the south and west. Both will become more persistent during mid morning and towards the end of the period.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 20-25mph with gusts of 35mph from the evening onwards

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 14 Celsius increasing to Plus 19 Celsius before falling to Plus 15 Celsius
800m:
Plus 1 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 30 Aug 2016
Last 24 hours:
0.0 mm
Last 48 hours:
4.4 mm
Last 72 hours:
7.2 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.

Wed 31 Aug 2016

Cloudy start and a band of rain crosses the park during the morning bringing low cloud and poor conditions across the hills. These should clear by around lunchtime however, after which there will be some good conditions and sunny spells across the park so sun protection will again be advisable, but the odd light shower could spread in from the west later.

Visibility

Moderate or poor in rain or drizzle during the morning and with hill fog affecting most parts. Generally good with clear views across the park developing later in the day.

Hill Fog

Occasional hill fog on the highest peaks throughout the day, but persistent above 400m as the band of rain crosses the area in the early part of the day.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 20-25mph with gusts 35mph turning westerly through the afternoon and remaining so in the evening.

Temperature

Valleys:
Around Plus 16 Celsius
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits

Thu 01 Sep 2016

A sunny morning but cloudier afternoon with rain pushing in from the west in the evening. Moderate west or southwesterly winds.

Fri 02 Sep 2016

Rain clearing away during the morning and some good sunny spells later. Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.

Sat 03 Sep 2016

Unsettled conditions are possible over the weekend with a weather system coming in from the west bringing a risk of rain. Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.

Issued at: 0245 on Tue 30 Aug 2016