Weather Watch 29th April 2021

Welcome to Thursday’s Weather Watch taking a look at the weather for the next 3 days in depth for the Western Isles as well as covering the latest weather news from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Thursday afternoon we are seeing sunshine and cloud. A scattering of showers and these will be heavy at times. Winds under 20 mph and todays high so far of 8.8C

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

Friday – Slack airflow continues across the UK. High pressure in charge. For us in the Western isles we will see a slight risk of frost and ice during the early hours of Friday morning. We are going to see another day of sunshine and cloud with brisk winds. Prolonged sunshine at times with plenty of cloud. A few scattered showers. Winds will be from the North and North East. Temps of 2C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure sits out in the North Sea with high pressure across most of the UK. Across the Western Isles we are going to see another day of sunshine and cloud with the odd scattered shower. A cold start to the day. Winds of 10 to 25 mph. A risk of frost and ice again. Winds will be from the North and North East. Temps of 1C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – High pressure sits across the UK but developing weather systems await in the wings in the Atlantic which will bring unsettled parts of the UK on Monday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a cold start to the day. Its going to be a mainly overcast day with some sunny spells. a few scattered showers. Winds under 20 mph from the North East. Temps of 2C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Cold end to April and Cold start to May.

It has also been a dry April and this helped to worsen wildfires

Global Weather News

Significant hail damage in Texas and Oklahoma yesterday

Lightning strike in China

Flash flooding in Saudi Arabia

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