Good afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest Weather Watch blog.
On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing mostly fine and dry conditions across the Western isles. A few showers around some of these are heavy in places. Brisk winds with plenty of sunshine variable amounts of cloud.
For most of rest of the evening will be fine snd dry for most with a few scattered showers, plenty of sunshine but cloud increases and some heavier spells of rain late evening.
Today’s view from space highlights the mixture of sunshine and cloud.
Friday across the Western isles is going to see a day off sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. In between some decent and prolonged sunshine. Brisk winds again 20/30 mph.
Saturday is still looking like a wet and windy day. We are going to see heavy and persistent rain. Winds gusting 40/60 mph. The worst of winds looks set to be during the day. Easing and rain clearing away as we go into the evening.
Sunday is forecast to be a drier day. We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. It’s forecast to stay winds 20/49 mph so less windy then on Saturday.
In global weather news heavy rain is causing flooding in Spain. 300 mm has fallen in places
And finally here are the weather extremes for Wednesday across the UK.
Thank you for reading.
Radar from netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office. View from space comes from NASA worldview.