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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Thu 23 Oct 2014

High risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Cloud bases below 600m at times, especially on western slopes, giving poor navigation.

Medium risk

Gales
Southwesterly winds will gust to 55mph over peaks and ridges, giving considerable buffeting.

Low risk

No low risks
none

No risk

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

Thu 23 Oct 2014

A cloudy day with further light rain or drizzle at times, especially on western slopes with drier conditions in sheltered eastern parts. Widespread hill fog a times, particularly in any rain or drizzle.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Cloudy Drizzle Cloudy Light rain Drizzle Cloudy
Precipitation probability
30% 40% 30% 40% 40% 40%

Visibility

Moderate or good but poor in rain or drizzle and in any hill fog.

Hill Fog

Broken to overcast around 400-500m at times.

Max wind above 400m

Southwesterly 50-55mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius becoming plus 11 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 5 Celsius becoming plus 8 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Thu 23 Oct 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.4 mm
Last 48 hours:
12.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
22.6 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: 0458 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Fri 24 Oct 2014

Cloudy and windy overnight, with further rain at times, some of which could be heavy. Rain clearing south during the morning with drier and brighter weather spreading in from the west by midday. Dry and fine during the afternoon but with a gusty wind at height.

Visibility

Moderate or poor with hill fog, becoming good by midday.

Hill Fog

Broken to overcast 300-400m breaking to scattered around 500m by midday.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 30mph.

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 8 Celsius becoming plus 12 Celsius.
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius becoming plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level:
Above the summits.

Issued at: 0458 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Sat 25 Oct 2014

A clear night with winds easing. A mostly dry and fine day with a brisk south westerly wind. Risk of a few scattered showers during the afternoon but a lot of dry weather with some sunshine. Mainly good visibility and cloud bases.

Issued at: 0458 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Sun 26 Oct 2014

A windy day with some morning low cloud on windward slopes. A generally dry day but with a risk of some occasional light rain or drizzle on southwesterly slopes. Some bright spells developing during the afternoon to the lee of high ground.

Issued at: 0458 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Mon 27 Oct 2014

Some early morning low cloud again but another mostly dry day with some bright or sunny spells. Chance of the odd afternoon shower. Moderate south to southwesterly breeze and mostly good visibility.

Issued at: 0458 on Thu 23 Oct 2014