Southern Uplands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Saturday 21st April 2018

The Galloway hills eastward to the Lammermuir hills. The Cheviots (including higher hills within the adjacent Northumberland NP).

Tomorrow | Sunday | Monday

Forecast last updated on Friday 20th April 2018 at 2:57pm

How windy? (On the summits)

Southerly 10mph or less morning, strengthening slowly to 15-20mph into the afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Small

How Wet?

Dry all day; risk thundery showers later evening

Dry most likely until dark. Later in the evening, a risk of bursts of rain tracking north-east across the region, with local hail, thunder and lightning, likely focused on Borders/Cheviots, but very hit and miss.

Cloud on the hills?

Very little

A few patches of low cloud/fog some lower slopes from dawn; soon clearing. Otherwise, hills cloud-free.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Almost certain by mid-morning.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional sunshine; becoming hazy later as high cloud builds in from south. Visibility generally very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

6C lifting to 10C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Sunday 22nd April 2018

A change to a fresher westerly regime will have taken place by Sunday, which will continue throughout the week ahead - wind speeds varied, intermittently gale force. Cooler temperatures and precipitation almost daily; mainly in the form of showers and falling as snow at times across the Munros. Lowest cloud in the west, often shrouding the mountains, but breaks to higher tops in eastern areas. Often just below freezing on higher Scottish summits, and near zero on high tops in England & Wales. Check out our latest longer range thoughts via the planning outlook video updated Friday on the homepage of mwis.org.uk