Weather Watch 10th February 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 evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Frost and ice once again widely. Some scattered wintry showers but most places are dry. Today’s high of -2.5C. Winds under 20 mph.

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 – High pressure to the East and Low pressure to the West. Isobars become tighter and we are going to see a cold icy start to the day. We are going to see plenty of sunshine but cloud increases into the evening it will be largely dry. Winds will increase as the day goes on. Around 10 to 30 mph for Lewis and Harris for the Uist and Barra gusting 40 to 50 mph. Winds will come from the South East. Temps of -3C to 4C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – High pressure to the East and low pressure to the West and the isobars become tighter and closer together. A mainly fine and dry with sunshine and cloud. Cold with a cold wind chill. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph widely. Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 0C to 4C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Again the high pressure to the East of the UK and low pressure to the West you can add a weather front moving across the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see snow and we could see a few CMs of snow in places. We are going to see another very windy day. Winds of 30 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Possibly 70 mph for Uist and Barra. Temps of 0C to 4C but feeling a lot colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Some more significant snowfall in Scotland

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for parts of South East England on Thursday

A snow and ice warning has also been issued for parts of Scotland and England for Thursday into Friday

A yellow warning of snow and ice has also been issued for South West England

Full warnings and latest updates can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-02-10

Here are some of the CMs of snow across the UK earlier today.

It was the coldest night since 2010 once again last night across Scotland

Global Weather News

After reaching category 5 status Faraji has weakened

Rescues continue in france after significant rainfall

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