Thursday 11th July Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western isles welcome to the latest weather watch blog update.

We have a look to talk about today so let’s dive straight in. We are seeing sunshine developing across the Uists and Barra at the moment. It’s humid and overcast still across most of Lewis Harris. Mist low cloud and fog here. Winds and are fairly light. A few sharp showers around.

The rest of today is going to stay fairly overcast some sunshine. Further spells of mostly light rain and drizzle. Mist and fog patches once again. Best of the sunshine across the Uists and Barra. Winds will be mostly light under 10 mph.

Friday across the Western isles and it’s more of the same. Plenty of cloud around. Light rain and drizzle with mist low cloud and fog in places. Mainly light winds.

Across the UK on Friday High pressure builds to the West. Feeling warm with scatters showers. Cloudier for Scotland. Risk of thundery showers again.

Saturday across the Western isles and we are finally going to see a break in the weather plenty of sunshine and dry conditions. Feeling warm with light winds, plenty of cloud which will stubborn to clear In places.

Across the UK high pressure builds in with more sunshine and drier conditions. A few scattered showers for central and South East England .

Sunday across the Western isles and it’s going to be mostly fine and dry with plenty of sunshine. However mist low cloud and drizzle is expected to move In during the evening. Light winds as high pressure dominates.

High pressure dominates across the UK with fine dry weather and light winds. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Cloudier for the coasts.

Long range and things are looking more promising. More summer like weather drier as well. Will keep you updated over the weekend.

In UK weather news heavy rain and thunderstorms brought a months worth of rainfall in a couple of hours to Dingwall last night.

The Met Office have two yellow weather warnings for thunderstorms for Eastern half of the UK for this afternoon. Full warnings and the very latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

In global weather news Thursday was a day for Waterspouts with one being captured in New Orleans and Italy.

The national hurricane centre is tracking soon to be tropical storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall on Louisiana on Saturday possibly as a hurricane.

And finally here are the UK extremes for Wednesday

The radar comes from netweather. Pressure charts, extremes and warnings from the Met Office. Waterspouts from respective owners. Hurricane graphic from the National hurricane centre.

Thank you for reading.

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