Weather Watch 15th January 2021

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

On this Friday evening we are seeing rai heavy moving across the Western Isles. Lewis is dry for now. Winds gusting 30 to 50 mph some gusts reaching 60 mph for Uist and Barra. Today’s high of 6.7C 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

Saturday – Low pressure dominates the weather on Saturday. Low pressure 986 mb. We are going to see overnight winds gusting 40 to 60 mph. Heavy rain pushing into all parts. Into Saturday itself spells of rain heavy at times some showers. Cloud dominating. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Some gusts reaching 50 mph at times. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 3C to 9C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – In between high pressure to the South of us and low over Iceland we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph with some sunny spells. Winds will be from the West. Temps of 3C to 9C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure stays over Iceland. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph from the West. Temps of 2C to 7C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

More snow on the way across the UK overnight into Saturday

An Amber warning has been issued for East of England for snow from 05:00 Saturday morning till 14:00 Saturday afternoon.

There is also a yellow weather warning for snow in force for south East England from 03:00 Saturday till 20:00 Saturday evening.

A Snow and Ice warning also remains in place for large parts of the UK from 0000 Saturday morning till 18:00 Saturday afternoon.

Global Weather News

Severe snowfall in Switzerland

and strong winds in Canada in Saskatchewan with 89 mph winds.

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

One thought on “Weather Watch 15th January 2021

  1. Anonymous January 15, 2021 / 6:45 pm

    Thank-you! Just relieved we don’t live in Switzerland

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