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The Lake District
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Viewing forecast for Monday, 10th December, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Wednesday, 12/03/14 at 14:03
Headline, The Lake District
Risk snow flurries Pennines. Wind slowly easing.
Northerly 30 to 35mph post dawn, strongest Pennines. Will ease marginally through the day to 25 to 30mph
Effect Of Wind?
Will make walking difficult, particularly higher Pennines, although conditions will ease. Significant wind chill.
Risk snow flurries Pennines
Extensively fine, but occasional snow flurries, mainly or only Pennines.
Cloud on the hills?
Cloud likely to cover higher summits occasionally, rarely below 700m Pennines and 900m elsewhere.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
Greater than 90%, but 70% highest Pennines
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bright sunshine, most widely Lake District. Excellent or superb visibility.
How Cold? (at 750m)
600m, but ground frozen or partly frozen at lower level after a slight frost.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Friday, 14th March, 2014
Mountains in England and Wales substantially dry over the coming week to 10 days, but frequently windy, including this weekend. Least wind Wales, particularly southern mountains. Scotland will have frequent upland gales, intermittent rain, although amounts small eastern mountains, and on the Munros there will be a series of freeze-thaw cycles. Probable brief burst of very cold air (24 to 48 hours) mid-week next week.