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The Southern Uplands

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Viewing forecast for Saturday, 19th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Friday, 18/04/14 at 15:42

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Summary for all mountain areas

Another fine, dry day for all mountain areas, with light winds and most hills free of cloud. Low cloud may push into the east off the North Sea late in the day. The risk of cloud and light rain for a few hours in the far north-west of Scotland.

Headline, The Southern Uplands

Fine, sunshine, excellent visibility. Little wind.

How Windy?

Southeasterly, typically 10mph, increasingly slightly towards 15mph late afternoon.

Effect Of Wind?

Very small

How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

May develop toward east

Any early fragments of cloud will soon lift and break after dawn. Low cloud may move in from the North Sea by evening, forming above 450m in the Borders.

Chance of cloud free Summits?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive. Patchy cloud, mainly Borders, pushing inland off the North Sea towards dusk. Visibility excellent, perhaps superb.

How Cold? (at 750m)

4 rising to 7C west.

Freezing level

Above the summits. Slight frost in some valleys after dawn.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday (and locally England and Wales on Sunday). There will be substantial dry weather, although late on Sunday there is threat of rain reaching the Peak District and southern hills of Wales. Bursts of rain for Wales on Monday; elsewhere patchy drizzly rain on eastern hills. Rain from time to time next week, sometimes thundery, but often dry, fairly warm, with sunniest, driest, and often warmest weather over the W & NW Highlands.

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