Weather Watch 1st November 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 Sunday afternoon we are seeing strong winds gusting 70 to 80 mph. We are seeing rain and showers heavy in places. Todays high of 10.7C

A remind we are under Met Office yellow weather warnings for wind for the Western Isles till 2100 Sunday. The full warnings can be found via the Met Office website or app. This link has more https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-10-31&id=1602e960-09cf-4d07-b597-972120cad353&details

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)

Monday – A much calmer day across the Western Isles. We are going to see brisk winds and a mixture of sunshine and showers. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. Some decent spells of sunshine and feeling chilly in the morning. Winds will be from the West and temps of 3C to 10C. High pressure starts building over the UK from the South West.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – More of the same as high pressure strengthens its grip across the UK. Still a brisk airflow but we are going to see a mixture of sunshine and a few scattered showers. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph from the West and North West and temps of 5C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Should be a largely fine and dry day as high pressure digs in further. We are going to see plenty of sunshine and light winds across the Western Isles. However a trailing warm front will introduce an increased amount of cloud later with some patchy light rain. Winds will be from the West and North West around 10 to 20 mph. Temps of 7C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Forecast

Monday will see rain and showers with blustery winds for most. Drier in the East. Mainly fine and dry with cloud and sunshine with showers becoming largely confined to coastal fringes. Wednesday fine and dry with light winds across the UK with sunshine and cloud.

UK Weather News

There are a number of Met Office warnings out this afternoon

Today’s storm from space

Global Weather News

Super Typhoon Goni slammed into the Philippines last night as one of the most powerful storms on record.

Behind Goni the next system moves in

in the Atlantic we have the 28th Named storm of the Season Eta

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