Hello and welcome to the latest weather watch blog.
Good afternoon Western isles on this Friday afternoon we are seeing plenty of sunshine and variable amounts of cloud. Brisk winds. A few sharp showers. winds gusting 30 mph.
The rest of the day will see plenty more in the way of sunshine variable amounts of cloud. A few sharp showers but these will be well scattered.
Saturday across the Western isles is going to see strong winds and heavy rain. The rain will be persistent at times. Winds in the early morning and afternoon will gust 40/55 mph with some places reaching 60 mph for a time. Winds will ease a little bit still gust 30/40 mph for the rest of the day. The heaviest of the rain will clear away.
Sunday across the Western isles will see plenty of cloud. Largely dry but scattered showers and brisk North Westerly winds.
Monday across the Western isles and more of the same. Plenty of cloud with brisk winds. Some sunshine and scattered showers.
Looking ahead long range and most of next week is looking fairly settled with plenty of autumn sunshine.
In global weather news potential tropical cyclone 9 has formed close to the Bahamas ( the last thing that area needs) which will become a tropical storm in the next day of so.
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 Thursday.
Thank you for reading. Radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre.