Weather Watch 2nd September 2020

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

On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing spells of rain and it is heavy at times. Winds gusting to 46 mph. Some rain and drizzle. Today highest temp so far today of 15.3C

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  forecast – (UK outlook follows below)

Thursday – Sunshine and showers across the islands. We are going to see winds gusting 30 to 45 mph. Some decent and prolonged sunshine. Feels cool in the wind but temps in the mid teens. Winds will be from the South West.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Another day of sunshine and showers. Some of these heavy at times. It will stay windy with winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the West and temps in the mid teens again.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Will become drier and brighter. We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. A few morning showers but these will decrease as the day goes on. Winds will be from the West and North West and temps under 14C and perhaps sliding into single figures for a time.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Thursday across the UK staying windy for the North and North. Rain for most becoming drier later apart from North West Scotland. Friday wettest conditions for Northern Ireland, West Coast of Scotland and North West England. Showery elsewhere with sunshine. Saturday showery for most with heavier rain moving into Northern Ireland and North West England.

UK Weather News

Yellow weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office for today and tomorrow.

The full warnings and latest updates can be found here. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-09-02&id=e991fd19-17c2-4919-bc2e-693f8037e153&details

Global Weather News

Ireland

Bad flooding today in Galway today

In the Western Pacific we have typhoon Maysak heading towards landfall on South Korea

There is also typhoon Haishen also expected to make landfall on South Korea.

In the Atlantic Basin we have another two named storms. Tropical Storm Omar and Nana.

Nana expected to become a hurricane tonight as it makes landfall on Belize

Omar is heading away from the USA and not expected to be a threat to land.

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