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The Northwest Highlands
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Viewing forecast for Thursday, 5th July, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Sunday, 19/05/13 at 07:00
Headline, The Northwest Highlands
Light wind. A few thunderstorms developing.
Easterly, 10 to occasionally 15mph.
Effect Of Wind?
Heavy showers developing, mainly western hills, with thunder in places.
Cloud on the hills?
Mostly confined to higher areas
Generally cloud confined to summits above 1000m by late morning, and often clearing western summits. but in rain, the cloud will lower toward or occasionally below 600m.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Occasional sun western mountains. Hazy, with visibility poor in heavy rain, and intermittently foggy on higher areas.
How Cold? (at 900m)
11 to 13C, highest west.
Above the summits.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Monday, 20th May, 2013
Warm with continued rapid melting of remaining snow at higher levels on Monday and for a while on Tuesday with some sunshine but still a risk of thundery showers. Turning cooler, cloudier and more showery midweek particularly across eastern ranges with northerly winds strengthening. A divergence of views towards next weekend with high pressure weakening as low pressure over France threatens to bring showers and local thunder northwards.