Weather Watch 18th July 2020

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

On this Saturday afternoon we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and showers. Some of these are heavy in places. We are seeing brisk winds gusting 40 mph across the islands. This will continue into the evening. Some decent spells of sunshine at times and the max temperature so far today of 15C

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

Sunday – Across the islands and once again we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. Becoming more scattered as the day goes on. Some decent spells of sunshine. Winds gusting 40 mph but easing further into the evening.

Across the UK the cold front slow sinks southwards. High pressure builds from the West. Showers for Scotland and the North East. Plenty of sunshine.

Monday across the islands should be a mainly fine and dry day with plenty of sunny spells. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few scattered showers around. Winds will ease under 20 mph.

Across the UK and high pressure builds in whilst the cold front clears away. It will be warmer than of late. Winds will ease and a few showers around mainly for Scotland.

Tuesday – Across the islands we are going to see a day of sunshine and scattered showers again. These will be mainly light. Some decent spells of sunshine are expected. Winds under 20 mph.

Across the UK high pressure dominates 1029 so conditions are mainly fine and dry with sunshine and warm. However eyes out in the Atlantic for us in the Western Isles as a frontal system will move towards us into Wednesday which will bring further spells of rain and an increase again of winds.

Long range – A possibly wet day on Wednesday but plenty of uncertainty around that as yet. Sunshine and showers is expected to end next week. A full week ahead forecast will be online tomorrow evening.

Weather news

Not a great deal to talk about tropics wise ss things remain very quiet for now

My friend and fellow storm chaser Martin Bunn captured this stunning funnel cloud in Canada.

And finally, this huge thunderstorm was spotted off the Alabama coast yesterday

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