Weather Watch 14th January 2021

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

On this Thursday evening we are seeing a mixture of. clear skies and cloud. A few scattered showers. Winds under 20 mph and todays high temp of 8.0C

A reminder we are under a Met Office yellow weather warning for Ice till 10:00 Friday morning. 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&id=ee775b65-d705-4d36-b896-f5b610100fb3&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

Friday – A cold and icy start to the day across the Western Isles. We are going to see overcast and mainly dry start to the day. But. an area of low pressure will move past the Western Isles. Tightening isobars will see winds increasing gusting 30 to 40 mph. For the Uists and Barra gusting 50 to possibly 60 mph during the later evening. Rain will move in during the evening and become heavy at times. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of -1C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

This is also the Saturday at Midnight chart. This highlights the tight isobars.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure dominates across the North of Scotland. Strong winds overnight gusting 50 to 60 mph. Into Saturday further spells of rain which will be heavy at times. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph throughout the day. The rain becoming showery later. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 4C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Between high pressure over the South of the UK and low pressure over Iceland we are going to see a brisk airflow. Spells of rain showery and heavy at times. Some sunny spells. Winds gusting 30 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 3C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

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