Weather Watch 19th December 2020

Good afternoon and welcome to Thursday’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 rain and showers sweeping across the Western Isles. This heavy in places. Winds gusting 20 to 30 mph. Todays high of 9.9C

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 sits to the North of the UK. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. more scattered across Lewis and Harris. More frequent for Uist and Barra. These heavy at times. A slight chance of them being thundery in nature. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Some gusts could reach 50 mph. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 4C to 10C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Once again we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. It will be a fairly windy day again with winds of 20 to 35 mph strongest for Uist and Barra. It will feel colder as well. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 4C to 10C but feeling colder in the wind chill. Multiple weather fronts sit across the Southern half of the UK.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – We are going to see a mainly fine and dry day on Tuesday. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. It’s going to be a cold day. Winds coming in from the North West around 10 to 20 mph. Temps of 2C to 8C.

Low pressure sits over Iceland but most parts of the UK will be settled and dry but chilly.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Here are the heaviest rainfall spots from Fridays heavy rain event

Global Weather News

There has been record breaking snowfall in New York

Central Park snow

An EF2 tornado struck Tampa Bay Florida on the 17th December

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