/ Temperature and midges
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It will make very little difference until the first hard frost. Current forecasts don't look very frosty. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gfjs69wkh
Doubt they'll be out in the NW Highlands this week.Unless they've invested in Gore-Tex.....
Fair enough, I've been reading about frost in valleys on MWIS, but sounds like you don't reckon it's enough yet.
In terms of temporary effects, a temperature of 12 degrees at valley level in the middle of the day wouldn't be enough to put them off for the day then?
Midgies can't fly in winds over 5mph, so if you are at a breezy location that can be fine too. Very heavy rain may well also keep the midgies at bay although the forecast in the NW this week is for changelable conditions rather than persistent heavy rain or strong winds.
I wouldn't have thought they would have been strong enough. Also when it's cold the glens do tend to be quite a bit colder at night than the tops.
No chance. This weekend was filthy, cold and windy, but in the lull on Friday PM, the b*****s munched me good at Dalwhinnie! :(
Oh dear, hard luck!
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