Weather Watch 14th July 2020

Good afternoon and welcome to Tuesdays Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing a overcast afternoon. Some light rain and drizzle. But for most its light. Some sunny spells. Winds are under 20 mph. Temps in the mid to low teens. Further spells of light rain and drizzle will move in during the rest of the afternoon and evening.

We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather. All the images show below come from the Met office and can be found by following this link https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/maps-and-charts/surface-pressure

Wednesday – We are going to see an overcast day across the islands with light rain and drizzle. This will be persistent at times. Early morning mist and fog patches. Some sunny spells. winds gusting 20 to 30 mph.

The bigger picture and it’s a messy situation across the North of Scotland with multiple fronts. Low pressure is situated close to Iceland. High pressure sits to the South West 1032mb. For the UK as a whole with spells of rain but becoming drier and brighter later. Winds will be mainly light.

Thursday – Another overcast day across the islands with further spells of rain which could be heavy at times. Winds will also increase gusting 30 to 40 mph. Low pressure sits across Iceland 983 mb. Multiple cold fronts move across the islands. it is likely to be the warmest day of the week with temperatures reaching 17 possibly 18C

The bigger picture high pressure dominates across the South of the UK. Low pressure helps to keep things unsettled in the North and West.

Friday – Looks set to be a better day. A cold front races across the island overnight uncertainty as to how much rainfall it will bring at this stage. Info Friday a few scattered showers with plenty of sunshine and feeling warm at times.

With the bigger picture a cold front will bring rain across the UK from the North West. Winds will be mainly light and the low pressure moves away from Iceland. High pressure sits to the South 1028 mb.

Long range – looking ahead to the weekend and things look fairly breezy with rain at times.

In weather news – Parts of the united states have recorded extreme temperatures in recent days. 53C was recorded in death valley. But it was so hot that the temperature board glitched and showed 59C instead of 53C

The image comes from Death Valley National Park

Its been a quite few weeks across the tropics with a few storms popping up but none of them have become hurricanes. The Atlantic basin is expected to stay fairly quite for the next 10 days. In the East pacific we have a new tropical depression 6. However this isn’t expected to become a named storm.

Thank you for reading I hope you have enjoyed it. Any feedback is welcome.

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