Thursday 29th August Weather Watch

Good Evening Western isles and welcome to your latest weather watch blog.

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing strong blustery winds across the Western isles with heavy showers. Winds have been gusting 30/40 mph at times reaching 50 mph.

Today’s view from space highlights the mostly overcast conditions. We have seen some sunshine at times.

Friday across the Western isles will start off with further rain becoming showery then dry to end the day with sunshine. Breezy conditions.

Friday across the UK warm sunny dry for most England and Wales. Wet and windy for Scotland and Ireland.

Saturday across the Western isles will see a day of sunshine and showers. Brisk winds and feeling cooler then of late.

Across the UK drier and brighter for the South East. Showery rain for most as a cold front moves across the UK.

Sunday across the Western isles will see another day of sunshine and showers. Heavy at times and winds increasing gusting 20/30 mph. Feeling chilly with the North West winds.

Sunday across the UK will be showery, heavy at times, cooler then off late.

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for rain for Northern Ireland and part of Scotland for Friday and Saturday. The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app.

In global weather news hurricane Dorian is expected to become a major hurricane and impact Florida at the start of next week. Rough estimates of a category 4 hurricane hitting Florida. The scale is a 4 out of 5. The latest information and updates can be found via the National hurricane centre website.

And finally here are the weather extremes for the UK for Wednesday. Notice Harris included on the list.

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met Office. Hurricane image from national hurricane centre.

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