Weather Watch 16th November 2020

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

On this Mondays afternoon we are seeing rain and showers around. Plenty of cloud with some clear skies. Winds gusting 10 to 30 mph strongest for the Uists and Barra. Today’s high of 9.7C

A flood alert remains in force across the Western Isles from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency

You can find the full details and latest updates here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/

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)

Tuesday – Low pressure dominates our weather across the UK and the Western Isles. We are going to see heavy rain overnight. During Tuesday sunshine and showers heavy at times. Into the evening furter spells of rain. A lot of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. We could see some gusts reaching. 50 to 55 mph during the early hours of the morning. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 8C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure sits close to the Western Isles. So the strongest of the winds will be further South. We are going to see winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. There be will be some heavy and persistent rain moving. across the islands. Some sunny spells. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 5C to 12C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – As low pressure clears away. We are going to see cold air moving in. A brief ridge of high pressure builds in. We are going to see some rain and showers. These could be wintry at times. Temps will drop and we could see some frost and ice into the evening. It should become mainly dry. Temps of 0C to 9C. Winds gusting 40 mph but dropping under 10 mph to the end the day. Winds will be from the North and North East.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK forecast

On Tuesday dry and brisk winds for most of the UK but heavy rain for the North West of Scotland. Wednesday rain for most with sunshine and showers. Further heavy rain for Scotland with snow on the hills. Thursday wintry showers with sleet and snow showers. Showers for the rest of the UK but clearing away and most places should be dry to end the day.

UK Weather News

The Met Office yellow weather warning for the West coast of Scotland has been update.

The text from the Met Office chief forecaster for the above warning

It will be a wet day across the west coast of Scotland on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Global Weather News

We have the first and latest category 5 hurricane on record

This is a beautiful photo

and another stunning image

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