Weather Watch 11th 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 spells of rain which are heavy in places. Dry slots and plenty of cloud. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph strongest for Uist and Barra. Today’s high so far of 8.7C

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Ice for parts of the Western Isles. The warning comes into force at 15:00 Monday and expires at 11:00 Tuesday

The full warning 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=6e9b79e4-f803-48a9-ba55-1f834a96288a&details

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 – We are going to see an icy start to the day. It will be a fine dry day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds will be light. An odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Winds under 20 mph. Cloud will increase into the evening. Temps of -2C to 6C Winds will be from the North and North East as we sit sandwiched between two area of low pressure one in the atlantic and one over Norway.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure close to Greenland 970 mb and its weather front will bring rain across the Islands and will be heavy at times. A dry but overcast start. Winds of 10 to 20 mph gusting 30 mph. Winds will be from the South East and North East. Temps of 2C to 7C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – Overnight rain will clear away and high pressure will build in across the Western Isles. We are going to see blustery winds. A few scattered showers and sunny spells. A cold evening. Winds will be from the West and North West around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 2C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A yellow weather warning for rainfall has been issued by the Met Office for Northern Ireland for Wednesday into Thursday

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Global Weather News

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