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Met Office forecast for Monday

Issued 26 September at 01:34

Cloud and rain will spread across the area from the southwest in the morning. The rain becoming persistent and heavy at times in the late afternoon and evening and widespread hill fog will cause navigation difficulties.

0600 to 0900

Light rain 60% chance of precipitation

0900 to 1200

Light rain 70% chance of precipitation

1200 to 1500

Heavy Rain 70% chance of precipitation

1500 to 1800

Heavy Rain 60% chance of precipitation

1800 to 2100

Heavy Rain 60% chance of precipitation

2100 to 2400

Light rain 80% chance of precipitation

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate or poor in rain.

Hill fog

Occasional patches around 500m at first, becoming persistent around 500m in rain, with periods down to 200m in the southwest in the evening.

Wind at 500m

Southwest 20-25 gusting 30-35mph at first becoming south to southeast in the evening.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 8 Celsius rising to Plus 15 Celsius during the day.
  • At 900m: Plus 4 Celsius rising to Plus 7 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Above all summits.

Daylight

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Hazards

Storm force winds

No risk

Gales

No risk

Severe chill effect

No risk

Persistent extensive hill fog

High risk - Persistent fog down to 500m with periods down to 200m during the evening.

Thunderstorms

No risk

Heavy persistent rain

Medium risk - Risk of heavy rain mainly during the late afternoon and early evening.

Strong sunlight

No risk

Blizzards

No risk

Heavy snow

No risk

Forecast for Tuesday

Cloudy with rain, this mainly light throughout most of the period. Becoming drier with some clear spells later in the evening.

Visibility

Moderate becoming good later in the evening.

Hill fog

Persistent down to 500m with periods down to 200m mainly in the west. This lifting to above peaks in the afternoon.

Wind at 500m

Southeast 20-25 gusting 30-35mph at first becoming southwest in the evening.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 9 Celsius rising to Plus 17 Celsius during the day.
  • At 900m: Around Plus 7 Celsius.
  • Freezing level Above summits.

Outlook for next few days

Wednesday

Showers at first followed by a band of more persistent rain crossing from the west later. Gale force west-southwest winds.

Thursday

Rain clearing southeastwards with isolated showers following thereafter. Strong winds decreasing. Gale force west-southwest winds.

Friday

Mainly dry early and late, but some showers are possible during the day. Strong west-southwest winds.