Monday 22nd July Weather Watch

Good evening Western isles and welcome to the latest Weather Watch

On this Monday evening we are seeing rain moving across most of the Western isles and it is heavy in places and it is feeling mild. Winds are also starting to increase.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued a flood alert for the Western isles. The full alert and latest updates can be found via the SEPA website.

My latest thoughts can be found here

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

Tuesday across the Western isles will see further heavy rainfall during the early hours. But this will become more patchy as the morning goes on. Plenty of cloud and drier conditions for the afternoon and evening with some sunshine. Winds will be brisk gusting 30/40 mph. Temps will be in the high teens possibly breaching the 20c mark.

Tuesday across the UK thundery showers for the SW. overcast and cloudy for the NW. sunshine and warmth for most.

Wednesday across the Western isles will be a drier day with some patchy rain. Some sunshine with lighter winds. Risk of thunderstorms as we go overnight into Thursday. Low pressure and it’s associated fronts influencing our weather.

Wednesday across the UK thundery showers at times. Becoming hot of very hot. Risk UK highest temperature record could fall on Wednesday or Thursday. Heatwave conditions possible. Warm air dragged up due to the UK being sandwiched between high and low pressure.

Thursday across the Western isles will see another mild and humid day with showers which will be heavy and possibly thundery at times.

Across the UK an extremely hot day. Showers that will be thundery at times. Brisk winds. Warmest for the SE.

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for rain for the West Coast of Scotland mainland including Skye. Full warning can be found via the Met Office website of the latest updates.

And finally here are the weather extremes for the UK for Sunday

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from netweather. Pressure charts and warnings from the Met office. Flood alert information from SEPA.

Thank you for reading.

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