Weather Watch 22nd September 2020

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

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing strong winds and heavy rain which is persistent in places. Winds have gusted 45 mph and temps have dropped

Today’s highest wind speeds so far and rainfall since yesterday evening all the information from Starlings roost weather

http://starlingsroost.asuscomm.com/weather/ukobs/customrain_map.php?startdate=2020-09-01&starttime=00%3A00&enddate=2020-09-14&endtime=00%3A00

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 forecast to follow

Wednesday – We are going to see day of sunshine and scattered showers. Some of these will be heavy at times. We are going to see some decent and prolonged sunshine. A ridge of high pressure builds in. A chilly night with overnight lows of 4/5C Winds from the North West up to 25 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A fine and mainly dry day. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. a few scattered showers but most places will be dry. Low pressure sits close to Norway and low pressure sits to our South but for us in the Western Isles settled conditions. Another chilly morning with temps down to 5/6C. Winds under 20 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Sunshine and showers with winds coming from the North and North West. Winds up to 20 to 30 mph. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Feeling chilly once again. Temperatures struggling to get into single figures.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Wednesday sunshine and showers for Scotland and Northern Ireland. England and Wales will see spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Thursday low pressure brings rain and showers for most possible thundery at times. Friday sunshine and showers with a cold wind but showers becoming less frequent.

UK Weather News

Today was the Equinox. It occured at 14:30 BST.

Global weather news

Into the tropics and hurricane Teddy will make landfall on Nova Scotia

Tropical storm Beta has made landfall on Texas bringing strong winds, flooding and storm surge.

Tropical storm Paulette came back to life in the middle of the Atlantic but has again weakened. This is the first storm to do this since 2004 (Ivan)

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

In the Western Pacific we have tropical storm Dolphin (yes really) heading. towards Japan

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