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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 - Blustery winds across the hills. A few areas of light snow & rain in the central & eastern Highlands, very little towards the north-west. Showers developing, with low risk of thunder, in England and Wales. Extensive low cloud on eastern mountains.
Northwest Highlands
Blustery winds. Cloud breaks towards west; very little precipitation.
West Highlands
Blustery winds. Clouds breaking; very little precipitation.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Blustery winds. Low cloud towards east; very little precipitation.
Southeastern Highlands
Blustery winds. Low cloud towards east; a little light snow/rain.
Southern Uplands
Blustery winds. Showery; cloud lifting above most summits.
Outlook - Generally easterly winds over the coming week, with the driest conditions and highest cloud base on western mountains, particularly in Scotland. Over the next few days, areas of low cloud and patchy precipitation will move westwards, and higher summits will be mostly below freezing point. During the weekend, higher temperatures will envelop Britain from the southeast, bringing a daily thaw of lying snow, this probably continuing well into next week.
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