Weather Watch 9th January 2021

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 Saturday afternoon we are seeing rain and drizzle across most of the Western Isles. Overcast with winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. Today’s high so far of 8.2C

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

Sunday – A brisk airflow across the Western Isles on Sunday. We are going to see spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Slow moving rain and overcast as warm front moves slowly across the Islands. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. We could see the odd gust reaching 50 mph at times. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 3C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure dominates the weather across the North West of Scotland. We are going to see blustery winds. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph at times reaching 50 mph. spells of rain heavy at times. Some wintry showers later in the day. Winds will be from the South and South West. Shifting to come from the North East later. Temps of 2C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – Low pressure in the Atlantic and out of Europe the UK sits in the middle. We are going to see a mainly fine and dry day in the Western Isles with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Light winds. A cold day. Winds will be from the North and North East. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

There are a number of weather warnings in place across Scotland in the coming days issued by the Met Office. I wrote a blog about it here https://westernislesweather.com/2021/01/09/met-office-warnings-for-snow-ice-and-rain-for-scotland-for-9th-10th-and-11th-january/

Some very cold temperatures in Scotland last night

Global Weather News

Storm Filomena is bring heavy snow to Spain with a red warning issued.

More severe cold weather in China

Extreme snowfall in Canada

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

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