Weather Watch 12th January 2021

Good afternoon and welcome to Tuesday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the islands, the UK and around the Globe.

On this Tuesday afternoon we are seeing mainly fine and dry conditions with plenty of sunshine and variable amounts of cloud which is increasing. A few scattered showers. Winds under 10 mph and today’s high of 4.6C so far.

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

Wednesday – Weather fronts will move across the UK on Wednesday bringing snow and heavy rain to large parts of the UK. For the Western Isles. A dry start for Lewis and Harris with it being overcast but rain will arrived here later and becoming heavy. For Uist and Barra we are going to see rain moving in here from the word go and will be heavy at times. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph the odd gust reaching 50 mph cannot be ruled out. Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 2C to 7C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A ridge of high pressure builds in. Low pressure to the South East of England. A few scattered showers for us in the Western Isles. But a mainly fine and dry day with sunshine and variable amounts of cloud. Brisk winds gusting 20 to 30 mph. Clear skies and cold evening. Winds will be from the North West. Temps of 1C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure deepens and moves past the Western Isles. We are going to see a dry start to the day. Winds gusting 30 to 45 mph. Spells of rain which will be heavy at times. The cloud will dominate. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 5C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

The Met Office yellow weather warning for Snow and Ice for England and Scotland has been updated

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=2021-01-14

Northern Lights in Scotland last night

Global Weather News

Red warning for snowfall for Sweden between 40 to 70 cm could fall in places.

there has been some significant flooding in Kosovo

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