Weather Watch 7th October 2020

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

On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing the best of the sunshine across the Uists and Barra. Overcast with some rain across Lewis and Harris. Winds gusting 40 mph and today high so far of 11.3C

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)

Thursday – We are going to see another showery day with some spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Some decent spells of sunshine. There is a slight risk of some of these showers having hail mixed. It will be a chilly start to the day with temps down to 5/6C. Winds under 20 mph but the odd gust reaching 30 mph cannot be ruled out.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Again more of the same with sunshine and showers. Some of these will be heavy at times. Some decent spells of sunshine in between. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph and winds will be from the North West. It will be another chilly start to the day with temps down to 4/5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – High pressure start to exert its dominance across the UK but staying unsettled in the North West with winds gusting 20 to 30 mph with some light rain and showers. Winds again from the North West.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

Thursday wet for Wales and parts of England. Warning issued more below.

UK Weather News

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain for Wednesday into Thursday. Rain for most but clearing away but staying unsettled in the North West of Scotland with more rain. An area of low pressure with wind and Rain for Northern Ireland later. Friday rain for most with the best of the drier weather for the East of Scotland. Saturday turning cooler with spells of rain and brisk winds but for most places with sunny spells.

The below text is for the above warning from the Met Office chief forecaster.

Rain, often heavy, developing over Wales early Wednesday evening and moving east across central and some northern parts of England overnight. As much as 40-60 mm of rain is likely to fall over some hills and mountains in Wales, with 20-30 mm quite widely elsewhere in Wales and also over some other parts of the warning area. Following recent very wet weather some travel disruption and flooding is likely.

The full warning and latest updates can be found via the Met Office website or app. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-10-07&id=92df6964-9c84-4d12-b96d-63a567d8dd1d&details

Global Weather News

Hurricane Delta made landfall on Mexico today. Josh Morgerman where there to intercept.

Reed timmer was also in Hurricane Delta

Delta in the Gulf of Mexico – Image from the National Hurricane Centre

Tropical Storm Gamma has brought heavy rain to Mexico as it weakened

In poland large hail has fallen

and from a few days ago a tornado in Belgium

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