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Yorkshire Dales

Weather hazards over 1000ft

High risk

No high risks
none

Medium risk

No medium risks
none

Low risk

Persistent extensive hill fog
Areas of hill fog, especially overnight, may lead to navigational difficulties.
Thunderstorms
There is a low risk of Thursday afternoon showers turning thundery in places.
Strong sunlight
UV index will be moderate at times.

No risk

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

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Outbreaks of rain through the early hours should die away late in the night. Some cloud breaks may occur towards dawn allowing short-lived fog to form in valleys. During Thursday morning cloud bases will quickly lift and break with bright or sunny periods developing. However scattered, heavy and perhaps thundery showers will develop by the afternoon with a risk of hail. Showers tending to ease through the evening before low cloud edges in from the east by midnight.

Time
0600 to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to 1800 1800 to 2100 2100 to 2400
Weather
Mist Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Cloudy
Precipitation probability
0% 0% 40% 60% 40% 0%

Visibility

Moderate or poor in overnight mist and rain and very poor in hill and valley fog. Improving to good or very good during the morning, but moderate in heavy showers. Becoming poor late in the evening.

Hill Fog

Periods of hill fog above 250 metres in the morning. Cloud then lifting above the summits in the morning. Persistent hill fog returning in the east above 200 metres by midnight.

Max wind above 400m

Southeasterly 10 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 10 rising to 15 Celsius
800m:
Plus 09 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summit.

Recent Rainfall

Location:
Malham
Altitude:
375 m
Rainfall measured at:
0300 on Thu 24 Apr 2014
Last 24 hours:
4.8 mm
Last 48 hours:
10.8 mm
Last 72 hours:
10.8 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: 0332 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Fri 25 Apr 2014

A cloudy start with light rain or drizzle and hill fog, mainly affecting eastern areas. Cloud should slowly break to give bright or sunny spells by the afternoon, although with a risk of occasional showers. Cloudy again overnight with further outbreaks of rain and hill fog. Light winds.

Visibility

Poor with hill fog at first. Slowly improving to good during the morning but reducing to moderate in any showers.

Hill Fog

Widespread hill fog around 250 metres at first but slowly lifting and breaking during the morning.

Max wind above 400m

Easterly 25 mph

Temperature

Valleys:
Plus 6 becoming 16 Celsius
800m:
Plus 6 Celsius
Freezing level:
Above the summit

Issued at: 0332 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Sat 26 Apr 2014

Cloudy throughout much of the day with outbreak of rain and periods of hill fog. Easterly winds will pick up through the morning.

Issued at: 0332 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Sun 27 Apr 2014

Another largely cloudy day, with a risk of hill fog and outbreaks of rain or showers. Breezy easterly winds should ease through the day. Perhaps drier by the evening.

Issued at: 0332 on Thu 24 Apr 2014

Mon 28 Apr 2014

Cloudy with extensive hill fog over east facing slopes. Periods of rain at times.

Issued at: 0332 on Thu 24 Apr 2014