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Follow the latest musings of our MWIS forecasters discussing the intricacies of the British weather in the mountain environment. In addition our MWIS Ambassadors will be blogging on all aspects of adventure and safety in the mountains. A brief bio of our ambassadors can be found at the following link:


*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. 


Here comes the 528 line!
POSTED BY Garry // 30th Nov 20

A look 'behind the scenes' of forecasting charts, and what's so special about that fabled line?
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High Pressure = Great Weather??
POSTED BY Richard // 27th Nov 20

Whilst high pressure usually means good weather, it can also be fickle!
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Thinking about winter
POSTED BY Garry // 26th Oct 20

Does the Pacific Ocean give us clues about the season ahead?
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Take a torch for the hills
POSTED BY Garry // 23rd Oct 20

Hill walkers urged not to be left in the dark when the clocks go back this weekend.
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What goes up...
POSTED BY Garry // 10th Oct 20

Unstable air and heavy wintry showers
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Polar Maritime Returns!
POSTED BY Garry // 24th Sep 20

Classic cool air weather patterns around Britain and the north Atlantic.
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Gusty easterlies ahead
POSTED BY Garry // 16th Sep 20

A squeeze of air across the hills. Possible Helm Wind over Pennines.
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Waves and ripples
POSTED BY Garry // 3rd Sep 20

An inversion above the hills creates interesting cloud forms.
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Late summer chills
POSTED BY Garry // 28th Aug 20

Cold northerly winds and overnight frost are in the forecast this weekend.
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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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Cairngorm 2020 so far
POSTED BY Garry // 5th Aug 20

The seasonal ups and downs of our weather!
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A change in the weather
POSTED BY Richard // 24th Jul 20

Another fine day on Friday 24 July, great for walking in the hills.
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