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. a day of sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine. Winds under 10 mph and today’s high so far of 9.5C
Extreme wildfire risk for parts of the Western Isles for the end of the week and into the weekend.
Full warnings and latest update can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2021-04-09&id=abfaded4-8b4d-4168-9abf-e77a7ead6d62&details
The next 3 days
Thursday – high pressure continues to dominate across the UK with tightening isobars in the West. In the Western Isles we are going to see a day of sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells of sunshine but cloud increasing as the day goes on. It should be a dry day. Winds under 20 mph to start the day but gusting 40 to 45 mph to end the day. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 1C to 12C
Friday – High pressure for much of the UK tightening isobars in the North West with a cold front moving in from the West. We are going to see an overcast day with some sunny spells. Rain and drizzle but the strong winds will be the main feature of the day. Winds of 20 to 40 mph at times gusting 50 mph from the South East. Temps of 6C to 11C
Saturday – high pressure remains in control with low pressure sitting off the coast of Ireland. In the Western Isles we are going to see the cloud dominating with spells of rain which will be heavy at times into the evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting to 50 mph into the evening. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 6C to 12C
UK Weather News
The pollen levels continue to rise
Global Weather News
Waterspout off the coast of Alabama yesterday
New temperature record in South Africa
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