Weather Watch 4th September

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

On this Friday afternoon we are seeing spells of showers with some rain moving across the islands. These are heavy in places. Winds have been gusting 40 mph. Highest temperature so far today 14.4C

Further showery rain with spells of rain as we go into the evening. Winds will stay gusting to 40 mph.

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 IslesΒ forecast – (UK outlook follows below)

Saturday – A sunshine and showers start to the day. We are going to see winds gusting 40 mph. Eventually into the afternoon and evening the showers will clear away and the wind will ease. By the late evening clear skies and lighter winds and temps may drop under 10C. Winds will be from the West and North West and temps of 8C to 15C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – A ridge of high pressure builds in and the weather becomes a lot more settled for the day. Winds will become light with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some places will stay mainly overcast. Winds will pick up for the Uists and Barra by late evening with a chance of the odd shower. But for most on Sunday it will stay dry and fine. The next weather systems awaits in the wings….

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure moving across iceland and its trailing weather fronts will bring us unsettled conditions with spells of rain which will be heavy and we are going to see wind conditions again. Some sunny spells. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph with gusts reaching 50 mph for the Uists and Barra.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Across the UK on Saturday mainly fine and dry showers for Northern Ireland, North West England and North West Scotland. Brisk winds. A ride of high pressure moves in for Sunday. Dry in Scotland. Showers for England and Wales. Monday gales for Scotland and the far North West. Rain and showers for Scotland Northern Ireland. Drier for most of England and Wales a few coastal showers as fronts move in from the West.

Global Weather News

Typhoon is Haishen in the Western Pacific is up to a category 4 hurricane and expected to become a category 5.

This is a stunning view of the eye of the typhoon.

A close up from the Himawari-8 Satellite

Some potential record breaking temperatures in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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