Thursday 15th August Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western Isles and welcome to your latest Weather Watch blog.

On this Thursday afternoon, we have been seeing plenty of blue skies and sunshine with some occasional light rain or drizzle. Brisk winds and it’s been feeling warm.

However, the cloud will increase as the evening goes on and there is a chance of light rain and drizzle with some longer spells of rain by late evening.

Today’s view from space highlights the amount of blue skies and sunshine with some stubborn to shift cloud.

Across the Western Isles on Friday and we’re going to see a wet and windy day winds are going to gust 30 to 40 mph the rain should ease down a little as we go into the evening. The Best of any drier and brighter evening.

Across the UK on Friday and we are going to see a wet and windy day. Low pressure to the west of Scotland 980 Mb bringing strong winds and rain. The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Wales and parts of England on Friday. As the area of low pressure brings in heavy and persistent rain.

Saturday across the Western Isles are we going to see another windy day with spells of wind reaching 30 to 40 mph. With some gusts reaching 50 possibly 55 mph across Barra and South Uist, We are going to see some sunny spells in between but some heavy and persistent rain is possible for the Uists and Barra.

Saturday across the UK and low-pressure sits close by. We are going to see another windy day with showers at times these will be heavy.

Sunday across the Western Isles and we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers these will be occasionally heavy at times but in between the showers, we should see some decent and prolonged winds will gradually ease as the day goes on.

Sunday across the UK and high-pressure sits to the south and west as low-pressure dominates. We are going to see another day of sunshine and showers these showers will be heavy at times it will remain windy.

In UK weather news the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain for much of Wales and Southwest England for Friday. The full warning and the latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

The area of low pressure that will bring the wind and rain across the UK this weekend can be pictured on satellite heading towards the UK.

And on Tuesday night in Colorado, massive hailstones fell. They are waiting on verification yet but once confirmed they could be the largest hailstone ever recorded in Colorado State history.

And finally, here are the weather extremes across the UK on Wednesday.

Thank you for reading.

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

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