Weather Watch 3rd April 2021

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

On this Saturday afternoon we are seeing overcast day with some sunshine. Hazy sunshine. Winds under 20 mph. Today’s high of 9C so far.

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

Sunday – Will be a cloud dominated day. A cold front moves across the UK and we will see cold air pushing down from the North. Rain will move across the Western Isles during the afternoon and early evening. We will see snow showers move across the Western Isles and these will be heavy at times. Winds will be from the West and North West around 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Temps of 8C to -2C becoming colder as the day goes on and feels a lot colder in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – High pressure to the West and low pressure system over Scandinavia. We are going to strong winds and frequent sleet and snow showers. Some of these heavy at times and squally. We could see a covering of snow for a time. Winds will be from the North West around 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to possibly 60 mph. Temps of -2C to 5C but feeling much colder in the wind chill down to -10C in the wind chill value.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – high pressure to the West and the cold air continues to flow down from the North but easing slightly. Across the Western Isles we are going to see rain sleet and snow showers these will be heavy and a times squally. Some sunshine in between. Winds will be from the North West around 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Temps of 0C to 5C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

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