Weather Watch 16th February 2021

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

On this Tuesday evening we are seeing the cloud dominating with some showers heavy in places. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Today’s high of 8.5C

A reminder a Met Office yellow weather warning for wind has been issued for Wednesday from 10:00 until 22:00 Wednesday evening.

Full warning and latest updates here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-02-17

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

Wednesday – Low pressure moves past the Western Isles bringing further strong winds. We are also going to see some heavy rain. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Some gusts reaching 70 mph at times for Uist and Barra. Some sunny spells. Some hail mixed into these showers. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 5C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – Low pressure moves past us to our East. We are going to see some rain and showers in the Western Isles with some sunny spells. Some heavy rain at times. Winds under 25 mph. Cloud dominating. Winds will be from variable directions. Temps 3C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – The next area of low pressure comes rattling in. This hasn’t been warned as yet but worth keeping an eye on. We could see winds gusting 50 to 60 mph possibly 70 mph at times. Spells of heavy rain and becoming blustery later. Cloud dominating. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 5C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

From earlier today with the storm to our North West

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain has been issued for Friday for parts of Scotland.

Also rain warning for South West England and South Wales for Friday

Global Weather News

Record breaking cold temperatures in the USA

Bad tornado damage in North Carolina

Thank you for reading. Feedback is always welcome.

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