Weather Watch 26th August 2020

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

On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing a mixture of sunshine (Hazy sunshine in places). Mainly light winds. Today’s high temperature of 13.6C so far. Winds mainly under 20 mph.

This evening we are going to see a few more showers with a mixture of sunshine and cloud.

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)

Thursday – A mainly fine and dry day. A Mixture of sunshine and cloud.The odd shower cannot be ruled out. Winds will be brisk gusting 20 to 30 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – A mainly fine and dry day breezy with brisk winds. Cool again but feeling pleasant in the sunshine. Winds gusting 30 mph. Max temp of around 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Another breezy day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few scattered showers but for most it should be mainly fine and dry. Still feeling cool though.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

On Thursday another area of low pressure moves across the UK bringing with it further rain and winds. Not as strong as storm Francis. Best of the weather in the North West. Friday another wet start to the day and feeling cool but improving for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as the day goes on. Saturday fine dry day as high pressure builds in from the West with a few scattered showers.

UK Weather News

Some additional stats from storm Francis.

Global Weather News

Storm Francis may have moved away from the UK but caused problems overnight in Europe

Into the tropics we have Hurricane Laura which will make landfall tomorrow as a suspected Category 4 hurricane. Bringing with it life threatening storm surge, Strong winds and rain.

For the very latest place see the National Hurricane Centre website.

In the West Pacific Typhoon Bavi will make landfall on North Korea tomorrow

Extremely hot weather is affecting the Canaries and they are also see Saharan Dust which is impacting on visibility

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

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