Weather Watch 11th February 2021

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

On this Thursday evening we are seeing fine and dry conditions with clear skies and cloud. A few scattered showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Today’s high of 3.5C

A reminder the Met Office has issued a yellow weather for the entire Western Isles for all day Saturday.

The full warning and latest update can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-02-13&id=53b79c11-963b-437a-b46a-e440e1afe4e2&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

Friday – A fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud once again. High pressure to the East and low to the west. It should be dry for most but the odd shower cannot be ruled. Some decent and prolonged sunshine. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph for Uist and Barra. Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 0C to 5C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Little change on Saturday isobars tighten. and high pressure stays firm to the East. We are going to see windy conditions across the islands. Sleet and snow will move into the islands as the day goes on and we could see a couple of cm in places. The cloud will dominate. Winds will be from the South East. 20 to 40 mph widely gusting 50 to 60 mph for Uist and Barra.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday The high pressure declines and the low close to island and its tight isobars brings strong winds. We are going to see spells of rain heavy at times. The cloud will dominate but the wind will be the dominating factor of the day. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. For the Uist and Barra gusting 70 to possibly 75 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

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Amazing icicle images

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