Weather Watch 3rd October 2020

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

On this Saturday evening we are rain across the bulk of the Western Isles. Heavy and in places persistent. Some rain and drizzle. Winds under 20 mph. Highest temp so far of 11.7C at 1am.

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)

Sunday – Low pressure dominates the weather across the UK. We are going to see spells of rain which will be heavy and persistent a times. Some drier interludes but staying overcast. Winds will be from the North East around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 9C to 14C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – A mainly overcast day. Low pressure systems again dominate our weather. Winds will be under 20 mph. A day of sunshine and cloud with the odd scattered shower. Temps of 7C to 14C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – Low pressure again in charge our weather. A mixture of sunshine and showers. These heavy at times. Winds will be brisk from the North West around 10 to 25 mph. Temps of 7C to 14C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Sunday heavy rain for most of the UK becoming drier and brighter later for most but some rain lingering for the East of Scotland and South East England. Monday sunshine and showers with some heavier spells of rain at times. Winds will be brisk. Tuesday staying fairly windy with showers and spells of rain. Some sunny spells.

UK Weather News

Heavy rain across the UK this evening with multiple Met Office warnings in force. Yellow and Amber warnings

I did an earlier blog post on the impacts for Scotland https://westernislesweather.com/2020/10/03/met-office-amber-warning-for-parts-of-scotland/

Here is most recent radar from the Met Office

Full warnings and latest updates from the Met Office can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-10-03

Global Weather News

In the tropical Atlantic we have tropical storm Gamma heading towards hurricane status as it moves towards the Yucatan peninsula.

Hurricane Marie in the Eastern Pacific remains a powerful category 4 with a stunning eye

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