Thursday 30th May Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western isles. The weather watch blog posts are back. Packed with the latest weather for the Western isles. The forecast for the next few days and much more.

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing the cloud dominating with some hazy sunshine. Some showers mainly across South Harris, North Uist and Berneray at the moment. Winds of around 10/20 mph. The showery theme will continue into the evening. Drier across Lewis.

Today’s view from space highlights the overcast conditions across the Western isles.

Friday we are going to see stronger winds and very heavy rain moving across the Western isles. The rain will be heavy and persistent especially during the early hours of Friday morning across the Uists and Barra. The rain will become more showery as the day goes on. Winds of 10/30 mph. On a positive note it will feel milder with temps reaching 14/15C

High pressure sits over Southern Europe whilst low pressure brings rain in from the Atlantic. Low pressure 997 with associated fronts brings the rain to large parts of the UK.

Saturday will see a breezy day across the Western isles. A few mostly light showers around. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds of 20/30 mph.

Across the UK a warm front sits across England and Ireland. High pressure is in charge.

Sunday will see yet more heavy rain move across the Western isles a developing area of low pressure brings wet conditions and stronger winds gusting 40 mph.

Low pressure 994 mb sits to the West of Ireland bring wind and rains to much of the UK.

Long range – we are going to see more in the way of sunshine to start next week but turn unsettled again with further rain.

And finally here is Wednesdays extremes for the UK.

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office.

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