Weather Watch 4th January 2021

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 Monday afternoon we are seeing fine dry conditions with sunshine and cloud. Widespread frost and ice. Winds under 20 mph.

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

Tuesday – High pressure dominates across the Western isles 1035 mb. We are going to see fine and dry settled conditions once again with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. We are going to see light winds again. Widespread frost and ice. The odd shower cannot be ruled out. Winds under 20 mph. Winds will be from variable directions. Temps of -2C to 4C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure will sit between Norway and Greenland with an area of low pressure 1002 mb. A cold front will move across the Western Isles. A cold frosty start but becoming a little milder as the day goes on. We are going to see sunshine and cloud. Winds will also increase. Winds will be from the West and South West. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Temps of -2C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – High pressure builds back across the Western isles. We are going to see mainly fine dry and settled conditions to start the day but we are going to see some wintry showers moving in later in the day. Winds will be coming down from the North. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. A risk of frost and ice. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

There are multiple weather warnings for Ice in force across the UK from 16:00 Monday until 11:00 Tueesday morning.

The full warnings and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings?WT.mc_id=Twitter_Weatherdesk_Enquiries#?date=2021-01-04&id=3bda76da-959b-4ed8-89c4-7d3d8a01fab2&details

Some heavy rain forecast for parts of the South of England in the next few days

Global Weather News

Heavy snowfall in Austria

More severe snow in Japan

and there are two tropical Systems in the Southern Hemisphere – Danilo and Imogen

Both images from Weatherundeground.

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

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