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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 300m on Tue 21 Oct 2014

High risk

Storm force winds
Storm force winds will affect the higher ground.
Gales
Gales, even at low levels.

Medium risk

Severe chill effect
Significant wind chill is likely.
Persistent extensive hill fog
Extensive hill fog above 400 M in heavy rain at first.

Low risk

Thunderstorms
Squally showers may turn thundery at times.
Heavy persistent rain
Heavy and persistent rain will quickly clear this morning.

No risk

Blizzards
none
Heavy snow
none
Strong sunlight
none

Tue 21 Oct 2014

Extensive hill fog and locally heavy rain will quickly clear southeastwards to be followed by scattered heavy, squally and perhaps thundery showers. The showers may also become wintry with sleet over the highest ground, especially across the north of the Park. Gale force winds, southwesterly veering northwesterly following the rain, with storm force gusts over the higher ground. This evening the showers will start to become lighter and less frequent.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
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Precipitation probability
80% 90% 80% 70% 60% 40%

Visibility

Moderate to good but poor in rain or showers, and very poor with hill fog at times.

Hill Fog

Extensive hill fog above 400 metres at first. Then further hill fog patches above 400 metres with heavy showers.

Max wind above 400m

Southwest becoming northwesterly 60 mph gust 80 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 4 becoming 9 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 becoming 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above summits.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Tue 21 Oct 2014
Last 24 hours:
8.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
9.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
20.4 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: 0321 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Wed 22 Oct 2014

Remaining showers, mostly across the west of the Park, will gradually die away to leave the rest of the night dry, clear and chilly. Then after a dry and sunny start to the day cloud will spread in from the west, bringing outbreaks of rain through the afternoon and evening. The rain may become prolonged at times, perhaps locally heavy, across western areas through the afternoon and evening. Windy with gales over the peaks, especially at first, but not as strong as Tuesday. Low risk of a significant wind chill, mainly at first. Hill fog above 400 metres later.

Visibility

Very good becoming moderate or poor in rain, and very poor in hill fog.

Hill Fog

Broken hill fog above 400 metres in rain later.

Max wind above 400m

Westerly 30 gust 50 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 3 becoming 10 Celsius
800m:
Plus 2 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above summit.

Issued at: 0321 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Thu 23 Oct 2014

Generally cloudy with occasional light rain, the rain particularly over the west and north of the Park, but also perhaps some brighter intervals occurring across eastern areas. The southwest breeze will bring patches of hill fog above 500 metres to western areas, especially early and late in the day. The wind will continue to decrease, becoming light. Temperatures will be close to average, but the significant wind chill of recent days will not be present due to the lighter wind.

Issued at: 0321 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Fri 24 Oct 2014

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain at first, with the rain becoming heavy and persistent through the morning, bringing extensive hill fog above 300 metres. Through the evening dry, clear and colder conditions are likely to arrive from the northwest. Moderate or poor visibility for much of the day, or very poor with hill fog. Probably improving good through the evening. Light winds.

Issued at: 0321 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Sat 25 Oct 2014

Any residual cloud and rain will quickly clear away southeastwards. If it has not already arrived clearer conditions will follow, along with isolated showers. Many places will remain dry through the daytime, with very good visibility. However the wind will gradually strengthen, with gales developing through the evening over the highest ground, bringing a risk of a significant wind chill.

Issued at: 0321 on Tue 21 Oct 2014