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Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

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Viewing forecast for Thursday, 24th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Thursday, 24/04/14 at 07:12

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Summary for all mountain areas

Soon light winds across all mountain areas. A patchwork of bright sunshine, but cloud will build with heavy showers, some with hail and thunder, in afternoon. Most summits free of cloud.

Headline, Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath

Soon light wind. Scattered heavy showers; sunshine.

How Windy?

Southerly, 15mph or less, although 30mph for a few hours after dawn, particularly areas accessed from Deeside and Cairngorms.

Effect Of Wind?


How Wet?

Risk heavy showers

Areas of rain at dawn will clear away northeast by mid, possibly late morning. Well scattered heavy showers following in afternoon; small risk thunder.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly or all clearing

Low cloud widespread after dawn, particularly areas accessible from Deeside. Gradually the low cloud will lift; by midday, possibly early afternoon set, cloud above 1100 to 1300m, although temporarily much lower near showers.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchwork of bright sun developing. Visibility excellent - much less haze.

How Cold? (at 900m)

4C rising to 7C.

Freezing level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Friday, 25th April, 2014

Often dry, although showers will develop in the afternoon on Friday. Fairly warm. Low pressure centred over southern Britain will then dominate the weather for a few days, bringing areas of constant rain and also heavy showers, these focussed on the afternoons. Extensive low cloud, especially east. Driest conditions with least low cloud W & NW Highlands, south of Ullapool.

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