Weather Watch 3rd March 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 the cloud dominating. Some sunny spells but for most it’s cloudy. Winds under 15 mph and today’s high so far of 7.0C

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 – A weakening cold front drags colder air across the UK on Thursday. High pressure builds to the North of the UK. In the Western Isles it will be a rinse and repeat day of today. A cloud dominated day with some sunny spells. A few scattered showers are possible but most places will be dry. Winds will be from the East and North East. Winds of 10 to 20 mph gusting 30 mph. Temps of 1C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – high pressure dominates across the UK. In the Western Isles. We are going to see a cloud dominated day. Some sunny spells. Increasing amounts of sunshine in the evening. A few scattered showers. Winds will be from the South and South West. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 1C to 6C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – High pressure declines back Eastwards into the North Sea. This will allow a weather front in from the West. We are going to see a day of sunshine and cloud for the Western Isles. We are likely to see rain and showers moving across the islands. These will be heavy at times. Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 3C to 7C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

It’s been a dull day across the UK today but some things of note on the Satellite view

Steve captured in Shetland last night

Global Weather News

Latest from the tropics

Severe flooding in Kentucky

Thank you for reading. Feedback is always welcome.

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