Weather Watch 23rd January 2021

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

On this Saturday afternoon we are seeing see wintry showers moving across the Western Isles. Sleet and snow showers. Some clear skies and the cloud is dominating for most. Winds gusting 10 to 30 mph. Today’s high of 3.7C

A reminder we under a Met Office yellow weather warning for ice and snow until 11:00 Sunday morning.

The full warnings and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-01-23&id=8641f804-1b43-4ade-9e16-48ca56d76573&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

Sunday – Another cold across the Western Isles. We are going to see overnight frost and ice once again. It will be a hard frost. Further wintry sleet and snow showers moving across the islands. These will be heavy at times. Some snow showers. Mist and low cloud. Into Sunday day a mixture of sunshine and cloud with a few scattered showers. Into the evening a further hard frost across the islands. Winds will be from the West and south around 10 to 20 mph. Temps of -2C to 6C becoming milder for Uist and Barra.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure sits over North East Scotland but it is a weak system. We are going to see a mainly fine and dry day with a few scattered showers. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine with variable amounts of cloud. Frost and ice once again first thing. Winds will be from the North and North under 20 mph. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – Another cold and icy start across the Western Isles. The cloud will dominate with sunny spells and scattered showers. Some of these wintry at times. The cloud will dominate with winds will be from the East and South East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A number of weather warnings have been issued across the UK for snow and ice by the Met Office

Global Weather News

Eloise made landfall overnight into Mozambique

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