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We are starting 2020 with a new style of Blog where the forecasters here at the Mountain Weather Information Service will be blogging on the intricacies of the British weather in the mountain environment. In addition we are pleased to be introducing the MWIS Ambassadors - they will be out there blogging on all aspects of adventure and safety in the mountains. A brief bio of our ambassadors can be found at the following link (coming soon):


*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. 


A chance of thunder and lightning
POSTED BY Richard // 11th Aug 20

The high hills aren’t a good place to be when there is a thunderstorm and lightning, particularly when you’re up on a high ridge or plateau.
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June chill and springtime variations
POSTED BY Garry // 6th Jun 20

Within the space of a few days, we've jumped from basking in hot sunshine at the end of May, to shivering in a chilly northerly gale by the first weekend of June.
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Classic winter westerlies
POSTED BY Garry // 11th Feb 20

Textbook meteorology in action currently...
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Storm Ciara by numbers
POSTED BY Garry // 10th Feb 20

A day of violent winds and torrential rain.
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Inversion and downslope winds
POSTED BY Geoff // 7th Feb 20

Unusual occurrences in some valleys this morning...
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Stormy Monday ahead!
POSTED BY Garry // 1st Feb 20

Latest forecasting thoughts for a wild start to the week...
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Welcome to MWIS 2020
POSTED BY Garry // 28th Jan 20


The dawn of a new MWIS era! New features, but all the familiar content - read on to find out more...
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