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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 1000ft

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Extensive hill fog below 600 metres will result in major navigation difficulties at times.

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
Strong sunlight
none

Mon 21 Apr 2014

Cloudy overnight with showers or longer periods of rain spreading from the south. During the morning it will become dry with sunny periods developing as the cloud lifts and breaks. However cloud will increase again during the afternoon with further showers possible.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Drizzle Drizzle
Precipitation probability
50% 30% 20% 40% 80% 80%

Visibility

Very poor overnight with extensive fog. Improving during the morning to mainly good by early afternoon, reducing to moderate in any showers.

Hill Fog

Overcast extensive hill fog above 250 metres at first slowly lifting and breaking during the morning to be ragged around 600 metres by midday.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 35 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 becoming 16 Celsius
800m:
Plus 10 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summit

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Mon 21 Apr 2014
Last 24 hours:
0.2 mm
Last 48 hours:
0.2 mm
Last 72 hours:
0.2 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: 0335 on Mon 21 Apr 2014

Tue 22 Apr 2014

Cloudy with extensive hill fog and showers or periods of locally heavy rain. The cloud base will lift only very slowly during Tuesday morning but scattered heavy or thundery showers are likely throughout the day.

Visibility

Very poor with fog overnight, improving slowly during the morning to be moderate to good by early afternoon.

Hill Fog

Extensive above 250 metres at first. Lifting and breaking slowly but persisting over the highest ground.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 25 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 7 becoming 17 Celsius
800m:
Plus 7 Celsius
Freezing level:
Well above the summits.

Issued at: 0335 on Mon 21 Apr 2014

Wed 23 Apr 2014

After a dry and bright start cloud will thicken from the west with a band of rain spreading in from late morning to give a few hours of wet weather. This should clear later in the afternoon with perhaps some late sunshine. Moderate or fresh south to southeasterly winds.

Issued at: 0335 on Mon 21 Apr 2014

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Another day of sunny spells and scattered heavy showers with a risk of thunder. Winds will be generally light and visibility mostly good outside of showers.

Issued at: 0335 on Mon 21 Apr 2014

Fri 25 Apr 2014

Variable amounts of cloud, further showers but not as heavy or frequent as Thursday.

Issued at: 0335 on Mon 21 Apr 2014