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Met Office forecast for Saturday

Issued 6 May at 16:09

Dry but rather cloudy through the early hours and during the morning. Showery outbreaks of rain are expected in the afternoon, occasionally heavy late afternoon and in the evening. Feeling increasingly warm and humid.

0000 to 0300

Partly cloudy 0% chance of precipitation

0300 to 0600

Partly cloudy 0% chance of precipitation

0600 to 0900

Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation

0900 to 1200

Sunny intervals 0% chance of precipitation

1200 to 1500

Medium-level cloud 20% chance of precipitation

1500 to 1800

Heavy rain 40% chance of precipitation

1800 to 2100

Heavy rain 30% chance of precipitation

2100 to 2400

Heavy rain 30% chance of precipitation

Visibility

Good, becoming hazy with hills in the middle distance becoming indistinct.

Hill fog

Summits will be mostly cloud free, with just isolated patches of hill fog above 700m in showers during the afternoon.

Wind at 500m

Southeast 10-15mph increasing by mid morning 20mph, then increasing 25-30mph in the evening.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 9 Celsius rising to plus 18 Celsius.
  • At 900m: Plus 5 Celsius rising to plus 11 Celsius.
  • Freezing level: Above the summits.

Daylight

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Hazards

Storm force winds

No risk

Gales

No risk

Severe chill effect

No risk

Persistent extensive hill fog

No risk

Thunderstorms

No risk

Heavy persistent rain

No risk

Strong sunlight

Medium risk - Moderate UV levels will give a risk of sunburn despite cloud conditions.

Blizzards

No risk

Heavy snow

No risk

Forecast for Sunday

A warmer day than Saturday and still feeling humid. Rather cloudy at times with the risk of the odd heavy shower. Becoming mainly sunny later in the day.

Visibility

Moderate with haze making surrounding hills indistinct.

Hill fog

Summits will be cloud free throughout the day.

Wind at 500m

South or southeast 30-35mph gusting 45mph, easing to 25mph gusting 30-35mph in the afternoon.

Temperatures

  • Valleys/low level: Plus 10 Celsius rising to 23 Celsius.
  • At 900m: Plus 8 Celsius rising to plus 16 Celsius.
  • Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook for next few days

Monday

Dry and sunny for much of the day, but with strong easterly winds, perhaps gale force at times. Some cloud may build later. Warm again, although a little cooler and less humid than Sunday.

Tuesday

Remaining largely dry with variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells. Strong easterly winds. A little cooler again.

Wednesday

It is likely to remain dry again with variable amounts of cloud and strong easterly winds, a risk of gales over high ground. The cooling trend is expected to continue, but with freezing levels remaining well above summits.