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The Southern Uplands

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Viewing forecast for Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Wednesday, 23/04/14 at 07:52

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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 Southern Uplands

Fairly light wind. Increasingly wet afternoon, especially west.

How Windy?

South or southeasterly, in the range 15 to 25mph, strongest Galloway.

Effect Of Wind?

Mostly small.

How Wet?

Rain, mainly afternoon; most persistent west

Dry most or all morning. Showers, some heavy will then develop, mainly well inland. Separately across Galloway and Dumfries, showery rain will become very frequent from southwest.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive low cloud

Borders: in morning, widespread cloud on the hills will lift and break with the hills becoming largely cloud free. Fragments will reform in rain. Elsewhere: hills soon largely cloud free, but in afternoon patches forming above 600m in rain, and perhaps 350m Galloway.

Chance of cloud free Summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine developing now and again, mainly Borders. Hazy or at first foggy both on the hills and some valleys.

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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