Weather Watch 24th October 2020

Good afternoon 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 afternoon we are seeing strong winds and sunshine and showers. These showers heavy with some hail and sleet mixed in. Winds gusting 40 to 50 mph reaching 60 mph for the Uists and Barra. Todays high of 10.7C

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 remains in charge on Sunday. Sitting to the West of Scotland. We are going to see winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. A chance of some gusts reaching 50 mph for the Uists and Barra. We are going to see further squally showers. Some longer spells of rain. Winds of 7C to 12C and winds from the South and South West.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure is still in charge but this low pressure system is lot weaker by this point. We are going to see some sunshine and cloud. A few spells of rain in the morning. Winds will gust 20 to 30 mph and from the North. Temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – Quite a bit of uncertainty yet with the middle of the week. Two areas of low pressure. It will be windy at times gusting 30 to 40 mph. Outbreaks of rain which will be heavy at times. Some sunny spells at times. Winds will be from the South West and South East. Temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Saturday heavy rain for most becoming drier and brighter in the East. Rain into the West. Strong winds for most gales in the North West of Scotland. Monday mainly fine and dry with sunshine and cloud. Some morning showers and heavy rain which will clear away. Tuesday heavy rain will move across the UK behind it showery with blustery winds and gales in the North West.

UK Weather News

Been some very heavy showers moving across the UK today

Global Weather News

Hurricane Epsilon have weakened a lot and carries on moving Northwards.

A stunning Sprite captured recently in the USA

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