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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 windy day in the hills
POSTED BY Richard // 19th Mar 21

Mountains can have a big influence on the strength and direction of the wind and this, in turn, can have a big influence on us.
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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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Inversion and downslope winds
POSTED BY Geoff // 7th Feb 20

Unusual occurrences in some valleys this morning...
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