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Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
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Viewing forecast for Sunday, 9th December, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Monday, 10/03/14 at 12:58
Headline, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Upland gales. Low cloud and occasional rain clearing from north.
Northwesterly severe upland gales, 45mph to 65mph in gusts.
Effect Of Wind?
Walking widely difficult from low levels. Any mobility will be difficult where exposed. Severe wind chill.
Rain (occasional) clearing from north
Occasional drizzly rain will soon clear Yorkshire, but may not clear Peak District until midday or early afternoon. Then isolated if any showers.
Cloud on the hills?
Clearing from north
Extensive low cloud, base 300m to 500m after dawn. The cloud will gradually break up from the north, with by midday only patches (if any) on higher Yorkshire summits. The cloud likely to break across the Peak District in the afternoon.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
10% rising from north to 80% by mid-afternoon
Sunshine and air clarity?
Sun in and out Yorkshire. Glimpses of sunshine, late in the day, Peak District. Hazy, visibility often very poor in cloud and precipitation.
Temperature (at 600m)
2 or 3C
And in the valleys
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Wednesday, 12th March, 2014
Fine, very warm for March and widely sunny mid-week. However, the NW Highlands will become cloudy with a little rain, and across the Highlands by Friday there will be rain and low cloud, mainly in the west. Pressure will fall slowly over the weekend as the high centre moves away south; but still substantially dry, although intermittent upland gales across Highland Scotland. Snowmelt, mostly during daylight, will continue until the weekend. This may cease on higher Scottish areas on Sunday.