Weather Watch 25th August 2020

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

On this Tuesday afternoon things are mainly fine dry and we are seeing mainly overcast conditions. Winds are brisk gusting to 40 mph. A few scattered showers around. Max temp so far today of 15.5C

We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather. All the images shown 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

Western Isles – (UK outlook follows below)

Wednesday – For the Western Isles we are going to see fine dry conditions. Winds will be light. Plenty of cloud. Feeling cool again. High pressure in charge. Max temp of 14C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A fine and dry day. We are going to see plenty of fine dry and sunny weather. Winds will be light. It will stay on the cooler side. Winds will be from the North East. High pressure remains in charge of our weather.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Another fine and dry day. We are going to see plenty of sunshine. WInds will pick up again coming in from the North East gusting 30 mph. Feeling cool. High pressure stays in charge.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK

Across the UK winds ease on Wednesday. Showers remain but plenty of sunshine and feeling warmer. Showery again for most of the UK Thursday and Friday with another area of low pressure moving in. This one a lot weaker. A chance of some thundery showers come Friday.

UK Weather News

The UK is being hit by Storm Francis at the moment bringing strong winds and rain. Provisionally some places have seen there strongest August winds on record according to the Met Office.

An Amber warning remains in force alongside wind and rain warnings for this evening. Full details can be found via the Met Office website or app

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-08-25

Global Weather News

The big news today is now Hurricane Laura which is eyeing up the Gulf Coast and expected to become a major hurricane heading towards the Louisiana and Texas border.

Please refer to the National Hurricane Centre Website for the very latest.

The other major storm is Typhoon Bavi in the Western Pacific

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

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