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LAMM WEATHER FORECAST
Kindly Provided by David Braine at the BBC Weather Centre

General Situation for the weekend:

A weather front remains close to the NW Highlands for the next two days keeping it generally cloudy with the risk of rain and hill fog. A new area of low pressure arrives near to the Outer Hebrides by late Sunday, ahead of this the winds will strengthen to become strong S or SE’ly by the end of the day.

Saturday:

Cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle, feeling humid. Hill fog 800-1000ft and above, lifting to 1500ft during the day.

Wind:
S’ly 10-15kts at sea level
SW’ly 15-20kts at 3000ft

Visibility:
Moderate in rain/drizzle at sea level
Poor in hill fog above 800ft

Temperatures:
Sea level 15-16C max, 14-15C min
At 3000ft 9Cmax, 8C min

Sunday:

Cloudy with showers then more persistent rain later in the day. Less hill fog around at first but returning in the rain later in the day.

Wind:
S/SE’ly 15-20kts increasing 20-25kts later at sea level
S’ly 25-30kts at 3000ft

Visibility:
Mainly good falling to moderate in rain, poor in hill fog
Poor in hill fog/mist above 2000ft lowering to 1000ft in rain

Temperatures:
Sea level 14-16C max, 12-13C min
At 3000ft 8Cmax, 7C min

Note high wind chill factor on the mountain on Sunday

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