Monday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief.

On this Monday morning we are seeing a wet start to the day across Lewis and much of Harris then rain is heavy in places. Drier elsewhere with plenty of cloud. Winds are light and there is some mist and fog patches.

Across the Highlands and Islands on Sunday south Uist was the wettest with 3.8 mm of rainfall.

Today – a cloudy start to the day. Increasing sunny spells as the day goes on. Brisk winds. The heaviest of the rain clears away to leave scattered showers. Still feeling warm.

Tuesday – staying mild and increasingly showery. Fairly light winds.

Wednesday- further outbreaks of rain and again light winds.

Thursday – turning increasingly windy with further outbreaks of rain.

Have a great Monday

Week ahead forecast – Average

Good evening Western Isles and welcome to the week ahead forecast. We were spoiled this weekend. This upcoming week is looking pretty average in comparison but could be worse and comparison to the rest of the UK we are getting off fairly lightly.

Tuesday – Fairly strong winds easing and a mostly dry day with a few scattered showers. Feeling warm still with some sunshine. A lot of clouds. Winds will be from the South East around 20 to 35 mph. Temps of 9 to 18C

Wednesday – A fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine and again feeling warm. However, cloud increase and we will see rain push in late Wednesday which will be heavy at times.  Winds will be from the South and South East. Winds of 5 to 20 mph gusting 40 mph by late evening. Temps of 11C to 17C

Thursday – A classic sunshine and showers day. These will be heavy at times and accompanied by strong winds. In between some decent and prolonged sunshine. Becoming drier by late evening. Winds from the South around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 10C to 17C

Friday – A long way off as yet but it looks set to be a very wet day with blustery showers and longer spells of rain. The rain will be heavy at times. Winds will be from the South East around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 9C to 16C

Have a great week

Monday’s forecast – Rain at times

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a few scattered showers around. Plenty of cloud with a few sunny spells and mostly light winds. its still feeling warm.

Overnight – We are going to see some showers moving across the Islands. These at times will be heavy. Greatest risk across Lewis and for a time merging into some longer spells of rain. Some mist and fog patches. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Morning – Further spells of rain. Which will be heavy at times. Plenty of cloud with a few sunny spells. Some lingering mist and fog patches. Winds of 5 to 25 mph.

Afternoon – Should be largely fine and dry apart from a few scattered showers. Plenty of sunshine and this will be prolonged at times. Winds will increase 5 to 20 mph gusting 30 mph for the Uists and Barra.

Evening – Further showery rain will push in. Sunshine and showers in between the showers. A mixture of clear skies and cloud after sunset. Stronger winds for the Uists and Barra gusting 40 to 45 mph under 20 mph elsewhere.

Winds will be from the South and South East and temps will range from 11C to 16C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:11 and 19:23

South Uist – 07:16 and 19:27

 

Sunday 22nd September Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest weather watch blog.

On this Sunday afternoon as are seeing brisk winds. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some showers and these are heavy in places. It’s feeling warm.

The rest of the afternoon will see the cloud dominating with outbreaks of rain which will be heavy at times. Most places will stay dry.

Monday across the Western isles will see a cloud dominating day. Early morning heavy rain. Then Some showers but again well scattered. Brisk winds and some sunny spells. Low pressure sits south west of Ireland which will keep conditions unsettled this week.

Tuesday across the Western isles will be overcast with a few sunny spells and stronger winds. Winds easing and becoming drier as the day goes on.

Wednesday across the Western isles will be largely fine and dry with plenty of sushi be but the cloud increases as the day goes on. Winds increasing and heavy rain moves in later.

Long range and it’s looking unsettled for the end of next week.

In UK weather news the Met office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain for Tuesday for southern England. Full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met office website or app.

In global weather news we have double tropical mischief with tropical storm Jerry and newly formed tropical storm Karen. The latest on both can be found via the national hurricane centre website.

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

Thank you for reading.

Radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts, warnings and extremes from the Met office. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre.

Sunday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning we are seeing a mixture of blue skies and cloud. A few showers around and these are occasionally heavy. Winds are light. It’s still very warm.

Today – a lot more cloud. But we will still see some sunshine and that’s will be prolonged at times. Brisk winds. Feeling warm again. Well scattered showers which will be heavy at times.

Monday – A mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few showers these will be heavy at times. Brisk winds.

Tuesday – again further sunshine and showers with brisk winds.

Wednesday- further showers again and breezy conditions.

Have a great Sunday

Sunday’s forecast – Changes

Good evening Western Isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing cloud increase across the Western Isles. Still plenty of clear skies and brisk winds. However, there are showers heading in from the Atlantic this evening. A few of these will drift in and they could be heavy and possibly thundery. Most places will stay dry.

Overnight – We are going to see a few scattered and at times heavy and possibly thundery showers moving across the Western isles. A mixture of clear skies and cloud with some mist patches. Winds of 5 to 20 mph gusting 40 mph across the Uists and Barra.

Morning and afternoon – Some decent and prolonged sunshine but plenty of clouds and increasing as the day goes on. Further scattered showers these at times could be heavy but most will be light. Feeling warm again but cooler than on Saturday. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – Overcast again with a few scattered showers this increasing in frequency for time. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Winds will be from the South East and temps of 11C to 19C

 

Saturday 21st September Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest weather watch blog post.

On this Saturday afternoon we are seeing plenty of blue skies and sunshine. Temps into the high teens and just creeping over 20C strong winds for the Uists and Barra. A few stubborn clouds.

The rest of the day will see cloud increase a little chance of some patchy light rain but for most plenty of sunshine and feeling warm.

Sunday across the western isles will see another warm day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Brisk winds again with some patchy rain at times.

Monday across the Western isles an overcast day is expected. The cloud dominating with some spells of rain. Still feeling warm.

Tuesday across the Western isles and another overcast day with some sunshine at times. Breezy with some spells of rain. Heavy in the morning.

Looking ahead long range and becoming showery with breezy conditions.

In UK weather news the Met office have issued yellow weather warnings for rain for Northern Ireland for today and SW England for tomorrow. The full warnings and latest updates can be found via the Met office website or app.

In global weather news hurricane Jerry has weakened to a tropical storm as it heads toward Bermuda.

In the Western Pacific typhoon Tapah is heading toward the Korea and South West Japan which could have impacts on the rugby World Cup in the coming days.

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

Thank you for reading. The radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts, warnings and extremes from the Met office. Hurricane images from the Met office or the national hurricane centre.

Saturday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning we are seeing a fine. Dry start to the day. Plenty of blue skies and sunshine. Some stubborn cloud and a few mist patches. Brisk winds stronger across the Uists and Barra.

Across the Highlands and Islands on Friday stornoway was the sunniest with 11.7 hours of sunshine and Harris quidnish had the lowest maximum temperature of 17.4C

Today – a fine dry day. Plenty of sunshine. Prolonged sunshine and feeling warm. Some stubborn cloud early on. Cloud will increase a little this evening bringing some patchy light rain this evening. Feeling very warm with temps possibly sneaking 20C light winds for Lewis and Harris gusting 40 mph for Uists and Barra.

Sunday – breezy and overcast with risk of some patchy rain.

Monday – showers at times and feeling cooler then of late.

Tuesday – overcast with further spells of rain.

Have a great Sunday

Saturdays forecast – The South Easterly swing.

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening wwe are seeing a fine and dry end to the day. Clear skies and some stubborn to clear clouds. Winds are fairly light across Lewis and Harris. Stronger for the Uists and Barra.

Overnight – We are going to see a fine and dry night. Plenty of clear skies. Some mist and fog patches. Winds of 5 to 10 mph for lewis and Harris gusting 30 to 40 mph for Uists and barra.

Saturday – Sunshine again. unbroken and at times wall to wall sunshine. A few stubborn to clear clouds. It should be dry but the odd shower cannot be ruled out. Winds of 5 to 20 mph but gusting 40 mph for Uists and Barra.

Evening – Plenty of sunshine. However, the cloud will slowly start to build in. There is a slight chance of some light rain or drizzle. But for most, it will stay dry. Winds again 5 to 20 mph but gusting 40 mph for Uists and Barra.

Winds will be from the South East and temps will range from 9C to 20C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:07 and 19:29

South Uist – 07:12 and 19:33

Friday 20th September Weather Watch

Good afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest weather watch blog.

On this Friday afternoon we are seeing blue skies and sunshine across the entire Western isles with brisk winds. It feeling warm with temps into the mid to high teens. A few stubborn clouds.

The rest of the day will be fine and dry with plenty of sunshine and variable amount of cloud and brisk winds.

Saturday across the Western isles will see another fine dry and day. Feeling warm and plenty of sunshine wall to wall sunshine for most. Brisk winds strengthening for the Uists and Barra.

Sunday across the Western isles will be largely dry. Some showers for late evening. Brisk winds and the cloud will dominate. Feeling cooler then of late.

Monday across the Western isles will see an overcast and showery day. Brisk winds with some sunny spells.

In global weather news tropical storm Jerry became hurricane Jerry and is project to impact Bermuda later in the weekend. Days after the island was hit by Humberto.

In the Eastern Pacific we have 3 named hurricanes at the moment where it’s very active.

and finally here are the weather extremes across 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.

Friday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Friday morning we are seeing a beautiful morning with blue skies and walk to wall sunshine for most. Brisk winds and some stubborn cloud. Some mist and low cloud patches.

Across the Highlands and Islands Friday Harris quidnish was the wettest with 2.8 mm of rainfall.

Today – a fine dry day with plenty of sunshine. Wall to wall sunshine. Winds increasing across the Uists and Barra gusting 40/45 mph. Feeling warm. A few stubborn clouds.

Saturday – another fine dry day. Plenty of wall to wall sunshine. Another breezy day and feeling very warm for this time of year for us.

Sunday – cloud increases across the western isles with rain pushing into all parts by the end of the day.

Monday – overcast and showery day.

Have a great day and enjoy the sunshine

Friday’s forecast – Here comes the sun

Good evening Western Isles on this Thursdays forecast we are seeing a fine and dry end to the day. Widespread clear skies with some cloud. Winds are mostly light.

Overnight – We are going to see a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Some mist and fog patches. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Friday day – plenty of sunshine, prolonged for most even wall to wall sunshine. Feeling warm. Variable amounts of cloud. Winds increasing for the Uists and Barra. It should be dry but the odd shower cannot be ruled out. Some early morning mist and fog that should soon clear. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Evening – Clear skies and some clouds. Early evening sunshine before sunset. it should be dry. Winds of 5 to 15 mp for Lewis and Harris gusting 40 to 45 mph for Lewis and Harris.

Winds will be from the South and South East and temps will range from 9C to 19C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:05 and 19:32

South Uist – 07:10 and 19:35

Thursday 19th September Weather Watch

Good Afternoon Western isles and welcome to the latest weather watch blog.

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing increasing amounts of sunshine across the Western isles. Brisk winds and its feeling warm. Variable amount of clouds.

The view from space earlier shows how cloud it was.

Friday across the Western isles and we are going to see plenty of sunshine. Prolonged maybe even wall to wall sunshine. Winds will increase and variable amounts of cloud. Temps into the mid to high teens.

Saturday yes more sunshine and feeling warm with variable amounts or cloud. But it will be another fairly windy day. it will be warm. Temps into the mid to high teens.

Sunday across the Western isles will see more int he way of cloud. Brisk winds and some rain or showers spreading in as the day goes on.

Looking ahead to next week staying unsettled but on the mild side.

It remains very active in the Atlantic with hurricane Humberto and tropical storm Jerry.

The remains of hurricane Humberto will come and visit the UK next week. However it will no longer be a hurricane at that stage and will just being unsettled weather nothing to unusual.

In Texas and tropical depression Imelda is causing a lot of flooding issues with over 30 inches of rain falling on an area which was badly impacted by hurricane Harvey two years ago.

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

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre. Houston image from Huston transtar

Thursday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Thursday morning we are seeing an overcast start to the day with brisk winds. Some light rain and drizzle. A few mist and low cloud patches.

Today – an overcast day with light rain and drizzle. Brisk winds. Some sunny spells but the cloud will dominate. Feeling mild.

Friday – fine dry sunny and warm. Winds increasing.

Saturday – more sunshine and feeling very warm for this time of year. Increasing winds.

Sunday – overcast with increasing risk rain an showers. Staying windy.

Have a great Thursday

Thursday’s forecast – Settled

Good evening Western Isles on this Wednesday evening we are seeing mostly fine and dry conditions. The cloud is dominating with some clear spells. Winds are brisk.

Thursday – A very short forecast tonight as conditions don’t change much for Thursday. We are going to see another overcast day. Occasional spells of light rain. Brisk winds. Feeling warm. Some sunshine at times. With some hazy sunshine. Winds of 10 to 25 mph and feeling warm.

Winds will be from the South and South West and temps will range from 10C to 17C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:03 and 19:34

South Uist – 07:07 and 19:38

Wednesday 18th September Weather Watch

Good Afternoon Western isles and welcome to you latest weather watch blog post.

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing overcast conditions. Increasing amounts of sunshine and it’s largely fine and dry. Some light rain. Brisk winds. More sunshine then I was expecting.

The rest of this evening is expected to be mostly overcast with occasional spells of light rain and drizzle with some sunshine.

Today’s view from space highlights the overcast conditions with some sunshine

Thursday across the Western isles will see a largely fine and dry day. Plenty of cloud but increasing amounts of sunshine and brisk winds. Feeling warm.

Friday across the Western isles will see plenty of sunshine. Fine and dry with variable amount of cloud. Winds will increase and temps will get to the high teens.

Saturday across the Western isles will see fine dry conditions. Plenty of sunshine and feeling warm with variable amounts of cloud.

Sunday across the Western isles will see increased amounts of cloud with some spells of rain. More sunshine and feeling warm.

In global weather news it’s very active in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific as sit at peak hurricane season.

The below image comes from the weather channel.

First we have tropical storm Humberto a major category 3 hurricane. Also tropical storm but soon to he hurricane Jerry.

In Texas they are getting soaking with heavy rainfall from tropical depression Imelda.

And this lovely news article I came across on the BBC news website

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49734328

And finally here are the weather extremes across the UK on Tuesday

Thank you for reading.

The view from space comes from NASA worldview. Radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office website. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre.

Wednesday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Wednesday morning we are seeing light rain and drizzle across parts of the Western isles. Brisk winds.

Today – a cloud dominated day with spells of light rain and drizzle. Mist and fog patches. At times the light rain merging into some longer spells. Brisk winds becoming lighter this evening. Staying overcast.

Thursday – staying overcast with further spells of light rain and drizzle. Brisk winds.

Friday – fine dry and sunny feeling warmer. But winds increasing.

Saturday – windy but mild with outbreaks of rain.

Have a great Wednesday

Wednesday’s forecast – dreich

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing mostly light rain and drizzle across Lewis and Harris. Drier for the Uists and Barra. plenty of clouds. Brisk winds.

Overnight – We are going to see a cloud dominated night. Mostly light rain but this will merge into some longer spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Plenty of cloud. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Wednesday day – Cloudy overcast dull, grey. light rain and drizzle. with more grey. some longer spells of rain a time. More shades of grey as the day goes on. Maybe the odd sunny spell followed by more grey. Some clear spells forming by late evening. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Winds will be from the West and South West and temps will range from 7C to 15C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 07:00 and 19:37

South Uist – 07:05 and 19:41

Tuesday 17th September Weather Watch

Good evening Western isles and welcome to latest weather watch blog.

On this Tuesday evening we are seeing some rain pushing into all areas. Mostly light winds a few heavier bursts and brisk winds.

The evening will see further outbreaks of rain. Becoming heavier and spreading into all areas.

Today’s view from space highlights the overcast conditions.

Wednesday across the Western isles will see further overnight rain. Into Wednesday itself and we are going to see rain on and off throughout the day. Mainly light plenty of cloud and brisk winds.

Thursday across the Western isles and we are forecast to see another overcast day. Plenty of cloud. Light rain and drizzle brisk winds.

Friday across the Western isles and we are expecting to see fine dry and sunny conditions with plenty of blue skies and sunshine. However winds will increase as the day goes on.

Looking ahead to the weekend and it’s looking fine and sunny but windy.

In global weather news we have hurricane Humberto and soon to be Tropical storm Imelda in the Atlantic.

Soon to be Imelda

And finally here are the weather extremes for the UK for Monday

Thank you for reading.

Radar comes from Netweather. Pressure charts and extremes from the Met office. View from space comes from NASA worldview. Hurricane images from the national hurricane centre.

Tuesday morning brief

Good Morning Western isles this is your morning brief

On this Tuesday morning we are seeing an overcast start to the day. Light rain and drizzle. Most places are starting the morning dry. Winds are under 20 mph.

Across the Highlands and Islands on Monday Stornoway was the sunniest with 6.0 hours of sunshine.

Today – a cloud dominated day. Some sunshine this morning but cloud increasing into all parts as the day goes on. Breezy 10/20 mph. Light rain and drizzle pushes in later.

Wednesday- overcast light winds and drizzle.

Thursday – another settled day. Plenty of cloud and light winds.

Friday – winds increasing and some sunshine. Feeling warmer.

Have a great Tuesday