Weather Watch 17th September 2020

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

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some light rain but most places are dry. Winds have been gusting 35 mph. Highest temp of 15.1C so far today.

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)

Friday – We should see a mainly fine and dry. A weak cold font moves across Scotland which could bring some patchy overnight rain. Plenty of cloud to start the day. Increasing amounts of sunshine for the afternoon and evening and it will feel mild as well. Winds of 0 to 15 mph. Temps of 11C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – High pressure dominates. Fine dry and settled weather with lights winds. Some early morning mist and fog is possible in places. Variable amount of cloud with some decent and prolonged sunshine.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Another mainly fine and dry day. We are going to see light winds. Some patchy rain and more cloud then the previous few days. High pressure dominates and feeling warm.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Friday will see mainly fine dry and settled conditions with light winds and a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Saturday and Sunday mainly fine and dry with a mixture of sunshine and cloud with gusty winds at times. Some showers moving into the South of England which will be heavy at times.

Global Weather News

The tropics remain active with Hurricane Sally making landfall yesterday. Please refer to the National Hurricane Centre Website for the very latest.

Damage in Alabama from Hurricane Sally.

This is a stunning visualisation of Sally as it grew and then made landfall on the Gulf Coast.

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