Weather Watch 2nd May 2021

Welcome to Saturday’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 Saturday afternoon we are seeing rain and showers moving across the islands. Sunshine and cloud. Winds under 15 mph. Today’s high of 9.1C

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 deep area of low pressure moves across the UK with heavy rain and strong winds. ( Warnings have been issued more below). For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a split day. Overcast conditions with a cold start again a chance of frost and ice in the morning. Rain and showers moving later mainly across Uist and Barra. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Possibly gusting to 50 mph for Barra.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – The low pressure clears into the North sea. Brisk airflow persists across the UK with gales at times. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers across the Western Isles. These will be heavy at times. Feeling cold with a brisk North Easterly winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 2C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – The cold airflow continues across the UK. We are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be wintry at times with sleet and snow showers even falling to lower levels. Feeling cold in the wind chill. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. A risk of frost and ice in the morning. Winds will be from the North and North West. Temps of 2C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

The Met Office yellow weather warning for wind for Monday into Tuesday has been updated

Global Weather News

Late season snow in Norway

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