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Viewing forecast for Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Wednesday, 23/04/14 at 16:14


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Summary for all mountain areas

Low cloud will become much less widespread and mostly restricted to a front that will move slowly northeastwards across western mountains. Further east, scattered heavy, locally thundery showers will develop. Windy for a few hours Wales.


Headline, The Lake District

Fairly light wind. Increasingly wet afternoon.


How Windy?

South or southeasterly, in the range 15 to 25mph, strongest western mountains in afternoon.

Effect Of Wind?

Fairly small.


How Wet?

Rain afternoon; low risk lightning

Dry before in the afternoon heavy showers develop, the rain later setting in for an hour or two. Small risk thunder.


Cloud on the hills?

Extensive low cloud

Low cloud, mainly Pennines, above around 400m after dawn will lift and break to clear most or all summits for a few hours. Cloud will return in rain, generally above 500m south and 750m north Lakes.

Chance of cloud free Summits?

60%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patchy sunshine morning will then give way. Hazy.


How Cold? (at 750m)

6 to 8C.

Freezing level

Above the summits.


Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Thursday, 24th April, 2014

Often dry, although showers will develop in the afternoons on Thursday and Friday. Fairly warm. deteriorating into the weekend, as over several days, areas of low pressure circulate in the vicinity of Britain, bringing areas of constant rain and also heavy showers, these focussed on the afternoons. Colder.


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