Weather Watch 9th October 2020

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

On this Friday afternoon we are seeing some heavy showers moving across the Western Isles. Squally with some hail mixed. In between some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine.

It was a wet night for the Western Isles night with 15 mm of rain falling at Stornoway Airport since 1800 last night

image from

Most sites record 20 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

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

Western Isles forecast – (UK forecast to follow)

Saturday – Heavy rain again for Friday evening. The in Saturday itself we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These heavy again but less frequent then on Friday. It will feel chilly again with winds coming from the North West. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Some spells of sunshine in between. Temps of 6C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – High pressure briefly moves in across the the UK bringing more settled weather for a time. Mainly overcast with lighter winds with some sunny spells. Some light rain. However weather fronts await out in the Atlantic and will move across the UK later into the evening. We are likely to see some rain for a time into the Western Isles.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – overnight heavy rain across the UK. We have an area of low pressure close by. High pressure out in the Atlantic and we are going to see a North Westerly airflow. So we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers with brisk winds. These heavy at times.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Saturday across the UK sunshine and showers which will be heavy at times. Brisk winds but improving later. Mainly fine and dry with a few scattered showers on Sunday. Heavy rain moving in from the West later. Monday will see heavy rain moving across the entire UK with heavy rain for Northern Ireland later but improving as the day goes on for most away from Northern Ireland.

UK Weather News

Here is Thursdays UK extremes

Global Weather News

Hurricane Delta will make landfall on the Louisiana coastline overnight tonight.

The most recent image from the National Hurricane centre

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

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