Weather Watch 3rd May 2021

Welcome to Monday’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 Monday evening we are seeing rain and showers for Uist and Barra. Drier for Lewis and Harris with plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Today’s high of 8.9C 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

Tuesday – the low pressure system moves into the low pressure system in the North sea with strong winds continuing across the UK. We are going to see a day of rain and showers across the Western Isles. Some sunshine in between. A few of the showers will turn wintry later with some sleet and snow. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the North and North East around 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 2C to 9C.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – High pressure tries to build in. A cold airflow moves across the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see rain and showers. These wintry at times with some sleet and snow. Possibly falling to lower levels. The wintry showers are expected to be fleeting. Some sunshine in between the showers. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Winds will be from the North and North West. Temps of 2C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – The cold airflow persists across the UK with a low pressure system across the channel. We in the Western Isles are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy with some longer spells of heavy rain in the early hours. Becoming drier into the evening with increasing amounts of sunshine. Winds will be from the North and North East. Temps of 2C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Bank Holiday storm across the UK

Another view of Mondays storm

Its the joint coldest early spring bank holiday

and this is a beautiful photo

Global Weather News

Beautifully captured landspout in the USA yesterday

Drone footage from the Yazoo tornado yesterday

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