Weather Watch 27th July 2020

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

On this Monday afternoon we are seeing rain across Barra and South Uist. Elsewhere some patchy light rain. It is mainly overcast with some hazy cloud with some sunshine at times. We are seeing some mist and low cloud in patches. Winds as expected have dropped under 15 mph.

Winds will again increase this evening gusting 40 mph. Further showery rain.

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

Tuesday across the islands and we are going to see a fairly brisk North Westerly air flow across the islands. We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times but fairly scattered. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Temps of 10C to 14C but it will feel colder in the wind chill.

Across the UK gales for the North and North East of Scotland with an area of low pressure 986 mb. Heavy rain for North East Scotland and into Orkney. Rain for Northern England. Drier and brighter with more sunshine for the South East of England.

Wednesday across the islands the weather will become settled. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds easing down under 20 mph. A brief ride of high pressure builds in. Feeling warmer as well.

Across the UK high pressure builds in. Lighter winds with more sunshine and feeling warm. Low pressure encroaches from the West.

Thursday across the islands cloud will increase and there is a risk of gales for Uist and Barra. Rain will push in as yet. Some uncertainty as yet in the forecast.

Across the UK largely fine and dry with high pressure in charge 1022 and low pressure out in the Atlantic. Rain moves into the North West later.

Long range – Friday looks fine dry and sunny with temps possibly reaching 20C and the weekend looks fine dry and settled.

Weather News

After an active weekend across the Tropics. Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Texas and weakened and the final advisory was issued this morning. Elsewhere there is a new area of disturbed weather that could become a tropical storm in the next few days. All images below from the National Hurricane Centre website. Please refer to them for the latest updates.

Meanwhile in the Central Pacific Hawaii dodge a bullet with Hurricane Douglas as it grazed the islands. As the radar link below from twitter shows.

And finally Harris Quidnish was the wettest place in the UK on Sunday.

Thank you for reading. I hope you have enjoyed it. Feedback is always welcome.

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