Weather Watch 31st 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 Thursday afternoon we are seeing rain and showers moving across the Western Isles. Mainly across Lewis and Harris at the moment. Winds gusting 10 to 30 mph and today’s high so far of 5.6C

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 3 day weather forecast

Friday – Another cold day. We are going to see winds gusting 20 to 30 mph. Some overnight showers. Wintry showers as the day goes on with snow later in the day. This could give a covering of snow in some places. Another cold night with frost and ice. High pressure slides across the UK. Winds will be from the North. temps of -1C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Another cold night with frost and ice. Some sleet and snow showers overnight. Staying cold on Saturday with frost and ice and low temperatures. It should be a mostly fine and dry Saturday with sunshine and cloud. Another cold night. Winds under 20 mph from the North and North West. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – High pressure moves across the Western Isles. A fine and dry day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Light winds and a widespread frost and ice as temps struggle to climb above freezing for most of the day. Winds under 20 mph from the North East. Temps of -2C to 4C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for ice has been issued for South West England

Awesome graphic

South Uist was the wettest place in the UK on the 30th

More snow on the mainland of Scotland

Global Weather News

An extremely deep low in the North Pacific

Thank you for reading. I hope you have enjoyed it. Feedback is always welcome.

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