Lake District Forecast
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Forecast last updated on Friday 24th October 2014 at 7:07pm
How windy? (On the summits)
Southwesterly 40 to 55mph; generally strongest late in the day.
Effect of wind on you?
Considerable buffeting across higher areas. Significant wind chill.
Risk showers morning
Occasional showers, most likely morning, locally frequent for an hour or two.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive on higher areas
Cloud widely shrouding higher areas, base rarely below 450m, and breaks to 700m. On northern fells, east of Borrowdale, breaks to 850m.
Chance of cloud free summits?
10% west; 30% east
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bursts of sunshine, most extensive northern fells. Hazy; and extensive fog higher areas.
How Cold? (at 750m)
7C; but feeling like minus 5 to minus 8 where exposed to gale force wind.
Above the summits.
All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 26th October 2014
Upland gales or severe gales will continue on Sunday and Monday, easing slowly for a day or so from about Tuesday, before likely returning later in week. Frequent or near constant rain over western Scotland in particular will make it very wet underfoot, and many streams and rivers will flood. Elsewhere next week, rain occasionally, but amounts much less, and often mild, or very mild in England and Wales.