Weather Watch 14th September 2020

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

On this Monday afternoon we are seeing some overcast conditions. With mist and fog patches. Some light rain and drizzle with some heavier rain out to our West which will bring some rain at times later. Some sunshine which is mainly hazy. Highest temperature so far of 14.9C Winds gusting 20 to 30 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

Western Isles forecast (UK to follow)

Tuesday – We are going to see overcast conditions with some spells of rain. These will be heavy at times. Becoming drier and brighter during the afternoon and evening with some spells of light rain and drizzle. Some sunshine in the breaks in the cloud. Winds of 10 to 30 mph increasing as the goes on from variable directions and temps of 10C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – A change at last so high pressure builds to our North. We are going to see a mainly fine dry day with plenty of sunshine and variable amounts of cloud. The odd shower cannot be ruled out. Winds gusting 30 mph form the North and North East with temps of 9C to 16C

Again you will notice Hurricane Paulette to the South East on this chart. We are not expecting any impacts from whatever is left of this system but we are keeping an eye on it.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A mixture of sunshine and cloud. It should be a mainly dry day with some patchy light rain. Winds will come from the South and south West gusting to 30 mph and it will feel fairly mild. Temps of 10 to 17C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Tuesday fan and dry day for most of England and Wales and even becoming hot for a time in the South East. Showers for Scotland and Northern Ireland and windier here. Risk of some thundery showers later for England. High pressure will dominate. So mainly fine and dry with variable amounts of sunshine with a few scattered showers across the UK. Mainly fine and dry across the UK with some rain for the West coast of Scotland. More cloud then Wednesday but best sunshine will be along the East Coast.

UK Weather News

it’s been a very wet start to September for many parts of Scotland

Data from the Met Office and SEPA

Global weather News

The main talking point in global weather is the extremely active tropical Atlantic. 4 named storms and 1 tropical Depression.

Please refer to the National Hurricane Centre website for the latest updates.

Paulette made landfall today on the island of Bermuda

Tropical Storm Sally which is expected to make landfall on the Gulf coast during Tuesday and become a hurricane.

We have new named tropical storm Teddy

and in the far Eastern Atlantic we have tropical depression Rene which will dissipate in the coming days and Tropical depression 21 which could become a tropical storm in the comings days.

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