Weather Watch 27th January 2021

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

On this Wednesday afternoon we are seeing a mainly fine and dry conditions across the Western Isles. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds gusting 20 mph. Today’s high of 5.4C

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

Thursday – Low pressure systems set to the West of Ireland. We are going to see some rain and a few wintry showers moving across the Western Isles with some sleet and snow. It will be a cold day again. The cloud will dominate. Winds will be from the East around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 2C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday -High pressure moves across the Western isles with some lingering rain overnight rain clearing. We should see a fine and dry day with some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Variable amount of cloud. Clear skies in the morning and afternoon and we could see some frost and ice once again. Winds will be from the East and North East. Temps of 1C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – High pressure sits across the UK with the high pressure sitting close to the Western Isles. We are going to see a mainly fine and dry day with sunshine and variable amounts of cloud. The odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out but for most it will be fine and dry. Again frost and ice is likely in the morning and evening. Winds of 10 to 30 mph from the North East. Temps of -1C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for Snow has been issued for Northern England and Southern Scotland on Thursday.

A yellow weather warning for snow has also been issued for parts of Scotland for Thursday into Friday.

A yellow weather warning for rain has also been issued for Northern Ireland from this evening until Thursday morning.

Global Weather News

The tropical South Pacific could become more active during the next week.

St Elmo’s Fire from the USA

The Alabama tornado has been rated and EF3 by the National Weather Service Birmingham

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