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Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
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Viewing forecast for Monday, 20th May, 2013
Forecast last reviewed on Sunday, 19/05/13 at 19:28
Summary for all mountain areas
Warm, moist air covers all ranges in a gentle northerly airflow with sheets of early morning low cloud and local fine drizzle. Cloud bases rising and becoming increasingly well broken by the afternoon. Isolated thundery afternoon showers across inland ranges.
Headline, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales
Variable cloud, sunshine. Risk of drizzle or a thundery shower.
North or northeasterly around 20 to possibly 25mph Peak District.
Effect Of Wind?
Mostly small, but risk of some localised buffeting exposed tops later over the Peak District.
Risk of thundery showers.
Perhaps a little drizzle at first and also chance of a few thundery showers later in the day.
Cloud on the hills?
Some sheets of cloud down to below 300m at first in east but mostly lifting to near or above tops by late morning but lowering locally to 450m in any heavier showers.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
A little sunshine in most places. Visibility mostly very good but poor in cloud and locally hazy.
Temperature (at 600m)
And in the valleys
13 to 17C.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Tuesday, 21st May, 2013
Turning appreciably colder particularly across the Highlands with freezing levels as low as 700m by Thursday and some snow showers. Wind chill will be severe in gale force northerly winds. Further south not quite as cold with only a few showers in the east, bright sunshine and widely excellent visibilities. Turning cloudier and less cold from the northwest by the weekend with freezing levels near highest summits. Also patches of rain or showers most days.