Sunday 1st September Weather Watch

Good Evening Western isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Brisk winds and a scattering of showers. Some decent and prolonged sunshine.

The rest of the evening will see more sunshine and a few scattered showers.

Today’s view from space highlights the mixture of sunshine and cloud across the Western isles today.

Monday across the Western isles will see heavy and persistent rain. Cloudy to end the day. Winds of 20/40 mph. Strongest for uists and Barra.

Across the UK on Monday rain in the North and drier brighter in the South. Windy in the north and west.

Tuesday across the Western isles will see another showery day. Heavy at times. Winds will start off light but increase as the day goes on.

Across the UK on Tuesday Sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times with stronger winds.

Wednesday across the Western isles and we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. It will be with winds gusting to 40 mph possibly reaching 50 mph at times.

Wednesday high pressure builds across the Atlantic. Windy and showery for the UK.

Rest of the week and there is risk of gales for Thursday as high pressure builds across the Atlantic winds strengthen. Looks set to turn more settled as we go towards the weekend.

In global weather news Major hurricane Dorian became a category 5 hurricane this morning. 175 mph sustained winds. For the very latest see the national hurricane centre website.

In the Atlantic basin there have been 5 category 5 hurricanes in the last 3 years.

In the eastern Pacific we now have tropical storm Juliette.

And finally here are the weather extremes for Saturday across the UK.

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar from Netweather. Pressure charts and extreme from the Met office. National hurricane centre images on hurricane.

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