Good afternoon and welcome to Sunday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.
On this Sunday afternoon we are seeing rain and in places heavy rain moving across the Western Isles. Some drier slots. Winds under 10 mph. Today’s high so far of 8C
On Saturday Stornoway was the joint warmest place in the UK with 8.5C which is something very rare for us in the Western Isles.
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
Monday – We are going to see some heavy overnight rain moving across the islands. Persistent at times. Lasting into the morning. Turning showery for the afternoon and evening with more drier spells. The clouds will dominate. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. We could see the odd gust reaching 50 mph at times for the Uist and Barra. Turning colder into the evening with a risk of frost and ice. The odd wintry shower cannot be ruled out. Winds will be from the North East. Temps of 2C to 8C
Tuesday – A ridge of high pressure moves. We are going to see a fine dry and settled day with light winds. A cold day with some sunny spells. A risk of some frost and ice. Winds under 20 mph. Temps of -1C to 5C
Wednesday – Low pressure and its associated weather fronts will bring heavy rain sweeping across the Western Isles. After a cold dry start we are going to see heavy rain move across the Western Isles. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the East and South East. Temps of 2C to 8C
UK forecast News
A Met Office yellow weather warning remains in place for Shetland
and another snow warning for Northern Scotland
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=2021-01-11&id=4f4e46cc-b163-4308-bf07-0e11a9494408
Global Weather News
Historic Snowfall in Madrid this weekend from Storm Filomena
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