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Follow the latest musings of our MWIS forecasters discussing the intricacies of the British weather in the mountain environment. In addition our MWIS Ambassadors will be blogging on all aspects of adventure and safety in the mountains. A brief bio of our ambassadors can be found at the following link:


*The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by MWIS Ambassadors in this blog belong solely to the author, and are not necessarily those of MWIS, or any organisation, employer or other persons associated with the individual. 


Cold Friday into Saturday
POSTED BY Garry // 24th Mar 21

Briefly much lower freezing levels bringing snow and hail.
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A windy day in the hills
POSTED BY Richard // 19th Mar 21

Mountains can have a big influence on the strength and direction of the wind and this, in turn, can have a big influence on us.
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A turbulent few days developing
POSTED BY Garry // 8th Mar 21

Atlantic weather systems are gearing up to bring a very unsettled few days.
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Easterly streamers
POSTED BY Garry // 10th Feb 21

Bands of snow originating from southern Scandinavia.
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A beastly easterly ahead
POSTED BY Garry // 4th Feb 21

Significantly cold air sweeps across all of Britain by the weekend.
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Covid and mountain safety
POSTED BY Garry // 28th Jan 21

Advice for walkers, climbers and skiers on keeping it safe.
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#ThinkWINTER
POSTED BY Garry // 10th Dec 20

Safety campaign for winter mountaineers and outdoor enthusiasts.
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Here comes the 528 line!
POSTED BY Garry // 30th Nov 20

A look 'behind the scenes' of forecasting charts, and what's so special about that fabled line?
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High Pressure = Great Weather??
POSTED BY Richard // 27th Nov 20

Whilst high pressure usually means good weather, it can also be fickle!
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Thinking about winter
POSTED BY Garry // 26th Oct 20

Does the Pacific Ocean give us clues about the season ahead?
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Take a torch for the hills
POSTED BY Garry // 23rd Oct 20

Hill walkers urged not to be left in the dark when the clocks go back this weekend.
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