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Scottish Mountain Weather Reports

MWIS forecasts are published for the following day at 16.30, with an update when conditions deem it to be appropriate the following morning at 07.30.

Special arrangements apply during winter months when MWIS publishes forecasts at 13:30 each day. This is done as an aid to safe decision making for hill walkers and climbers, allowing for earlier forward planning. On most days an amendment is made at around 07:30, but it should be noted that other amendments may well take place during the course of the day should changing conditions dictate.

Summary - Upland gales strengthening, becoming severe gales Scottish Highlands. Frequent showers western Scotland, merging into constant rain, (snow higher tops). A few showers elsewhere, very few if any Wales/Peak District. Cloud shrouding most higher areas, particularly west.
Northwest Highlands
Severe upland gales developing. Frequent rain or snow.
West Highlands
Severe upland gales developing. Frequent rain or snow.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Severe upland gales developing. Frequent showers west.
Southeastern Highlands
Severe upland gales developing. Showers, mostly west.
Southern Uplands
Upland gales strengthening. Showers, mostly morning. Cloud covering many hills.
Outlook - Upland gales or severe gales will continue on Sunday and Monday, easing slowly for a day or so from about Tuesday, before likely returning later in week. Frequent or near constant rain over western Scotland in particular will make it very wet underfoot, and many streams and rivers will flood. Elsewhere next week, rain occasionally, but amounts much less, and often mild, or very mild in England and Wales.
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