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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. 



May Day! Look out for an incoming storm
POSTED BY Garry // 29th Apr 21

We're watching the progress of a developing low which threatens to bring gales on the Bank Holiday.
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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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When is a storm not a storm…?
POSTED BY Garry // 22nd Feb 20

Difficulties with naming our weather systems.
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Storm Dennis
POSTED BY Garry // 15th Feb 20

A deep Atlantic low of historic proportions...
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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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Stormy Monday ahead!
POSTED BY Garry // 1st Feb 20

Latest forecasting thoughts for a wild start to the week...
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