Weather Watch 17th January 2021

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 showers moving across the Western Isles heavy in places. In between clear skies and cloud. Winds gusting 10 to 30 mph. Todays high of 8.3C 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

Monday – still stuck between high pressure and low pressure to our North. We are going to see rain and showers moving across the Western Isles. These will be heavy and at times wintry in nature. In between some sunny spells. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the West. Temps of 3C to 9C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – We are going to see weather fronts moving across the UK and weather warnings for rain have been issued. For us in the Western Isles it will be a drier day. We are going to see a few scattered showers to start the day. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Risk of frost and ice in the morning. Winds will be from the North and North West under 20 mph. Temps of -1C to 7C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure sits to the South of the UK with more rain moving across England and Wales. In the Western Isles we are going to see a mainly fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine. Some prolonged sunshine with a risk of frost and ice first thing. Winds under 20 mph but gusting to 30 mph into the evening. Winds will be from the North East. Temps of -1C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Yellow and Amber warnings have been issued across England and Wales from Tuesday into Thursday

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=2021-01-19&id=a961652e-28e2-40d8-bb0f-e33d53b94fc8

Global Weather News

In the tropics we have Eloise and Kimi heading towards Madagascar and Queensland.

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

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