Weather Watch 15th September 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 fine and dry conditions. The best of the sunshine for Lewis and Harris more cloud for the Uists and Barra. Winds are mainly light. Max temp of 15C

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 to follow)

Thursday – High pressure dominates our weather on Thursday. We are going to see winds gusting 20 to 30 mph. It will be a mainly overcast day with some sunshine at times. It will feel warm. Some light rain and some spells of drizzle but most places are expected to stay dry. Winds will be from the South West and temps of 10C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Winds will ease across the islands. Mainly under 10 mph. We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some light rain. The best of the sunshine will be during the afternoon. Feeling cooler than on Thursday.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – We are going to see a mixture of sunshine and cloud. It should be a dry day with lighter winds. The odd shower cannot be ruled out. High pressure dominates our weather. Winds will be from the North and North East so keeping things a little cooler.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Thursday a fine dry and warm day across the UK with more cloud in the North West of Scotland. Some patchy rain here. Friday and Saturday mainly fine dry. With plenty of sunshine and light winds. Rain moving in from the South East on Sunday. Some patchy rain in the North West of Scotland and light winds.

UK Weather News

Another warm day across the UK on Tuesday. Dan Holley has this interesting stat.

Wildfires in the USA have resulted in some stunning sunsets here in the UK. BBC Weather explains all in this video

Global Weather News

In tropical News Hurricane Laura made landfall earlier today in Alabama. Hurricane hunter Josh Morgerman was there to capture it.

Matthew Cappucci from Capital Weather had this interesting experience during hurricane Sally….

This made me smile from the National Hurricane Centre about Tropical Storm Teddy

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

A Medicane has formed near Greece

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