Saturday 10th August weather watch

Good afternoon Western Isles and welcome to your latest Weather Watch blog. A shorter edition today due to having such a hectic busy day.

On the Saturday afternoon we are seeing an overcast day for most. Some sunny intervals across Barra and Vatersay at the moment. Elsewhere we are seeing winds gusting 30 to 40 mph some p in excess of 40 mph. We are seeing light rain and drizzle which are persistent in places with occasional spells of heavy rain particularly across Lewis. There are some dry spells these are mainly found across the US and Barra.

The rest of today is going to see more of the same with light rain and drizzle periods of heavy rain gusty winds reaching 30 40 mph with the occasional sunny spells.

Across the Western Isles on Sunday and we are going to see the winds will slow ease down as the day goes on. Further spells of rain but it will gradually become a drier and brighter by the end of the day.

Monday across the Western Isles and we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers winds will be lighter than we have seen of late and some of the showers will be heavy at times in between some decent and prolonged sunshine but still feeling on the cool side.

Tuesday across the Western Isles I’m going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud some smells like rain and drizzle with the occasional heavier shower.Winds will be brisk on Tuesday.

Strong wind and rain is currently hitting parts of the UK the Met office have a number of weather warnings out and these can be found on the Met Office website or app for the latest update and information. Below is the highest gusts as a 1 pm this afternoon and flooding has resulted in the West Coast mainline been closed in sections.

Finally here are the weather extremes across the UK for Friday

The radar comes from netweather pressure charts from the Met office.

Thank you for reading.

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