Weather Watch 28th March 2021

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

On this Sunday afternoon we are seeing rain and showers moving across the Western isles. As you can see from this graphic some very heavy rainfall across Western Scotland. More on this below. Winds of 20 to 40 mph and todays high of 9.1C so far.

A reminder we have 9 flood warnings and 1 flood alert in force across the Western Isles from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. More here https://floodline.sepa.org.uk/floodupdates/info/group-id/4964/

The next 3 days

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

Monday – A weather front sits across the UK on Monday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see overnight gales strongest for Uist and Barra. The morning will be mainly fine and dry with sunshine and a few scattered showers. Further bands of rain will sweep in during the afternoon and evening. Staying winds with gales again for the late evening. This will be heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 60 mph. Winds will be from the South West. Temps of 6C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – A cold front lingers across Scotland on Tuesday. We are going to see a windy night with winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. This will ease during Tuesday. Spells of rain will be heavy and persistent for most of the day on Tuesday. It will become lighter at times. The cloud will dominate. Winds will be from the South West but shift to come from the North and North West later. Temps of 4C to 11C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – A big change in the weather as high pressure builds across the UK. We are going to see some overnight rain but this should clear. We are going to see a fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. Winds will be from the North East. Temps of 3C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain remains in place from 18:00 Sunday until 18:00 Tuesday.

More heere https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-03-28&id=fd6d9e2e-2c2c-4119-a654-1ee4e879eb84&details

Conditions staying wet across the UK

Global Weather News

This is amazing

More severe storms in the USA

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