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Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
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Viewing forecast for Friday, 7th December, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Monday, 09/12/13 at 12:44
Headline, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Upland gales; risk snow showers.
Northerly, mean speeds 40 to perhaps 50mph on higher summits.
Effect Of Wind?
Walking widely difficult where exposed, from low levels upward in gales. On many higher areas, any mobility difficult. Severe wind chill.
Snow showers, perhaps frequent for an hour or two
Clusters of showers, of snow on highest areas in north Yorkshire, Showers may be very frequent for a couple of hours.
Cloud on the hills?
Often covering highest tops.
Cloud base varying, at times 500m, but breaks above the summits between showers.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bursts of sunshine. Visibility varied but very poor in precipitation.
Temperature (at 600m)
2C; but will feel as cold as minus 13C directly in the wind.
And in the valleys
Around 3 or 4C Terrain from valleys upward partly frozen with risk of areas of ice.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Wednesday, 11th December, 2013
On Wednesday and into Thursday slightly colder, drier air will be drawn northwards at low levels helping temporarily to clear low cloud further west and north before it returns on a slow moving band of rain and drizzle late Thursday. A brief easing of strong winds before further severe gales at times into early part of next week. Intermittently very wet western Highlands; perhaps snow briefly here around Monday but generally persistently mild.