Weather Watch 18th 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 afternoon we are seeing spells of heavy rain which has been persistent. Some wintry showers and strong blustery winds with some sunny spells. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Today’s high of 7.4C

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

Friday – The next area of low pressure moves across the Western Isles bringing strong winds and heavy rain. The rain will be persistent at times during the morning and early afternoon with showers once again behind it. We are going to see winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph for Uist and Barra. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 3C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure sits out to the West and we are going to see a brisk mild airflow from the South. This will bring heavy rain for many places. A dry start but overcast in the Western Isles. Heavy and persistent rain will move into all parts during the late afternoon and evening. Winds will be from the South and South East around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 5C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Low pressure clears away. But we still say in a brisk airflow across the UK. It will be a day of sunshine and showers some of these heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the South and South West. Temps of 4C to 8C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Global Weather News

Stunning stormy sky image

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