Weather Watch 4th May 2021

Welcome to Tuesday’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 Tuesday evening we are seeing rain sleet and hail showers moving across the islands. These heavy in places. Some late evening sunshine. Winds of 20 to 40 mph and today’s high of 8.9C

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

Wednesday – Low pressure sits out East and the cold airflow continues. In the Western isles we are going to see rain sleet and maybe even snow showers moving across the islands. These will be heavy at times with some hail mixed in. Some sunny spells in the breaks in the cloud. Winds of 20 to 35 mph strongest in the morning. Winds will be from the North and North West. Temps of -1C to 8C so a risk of frost and ice in sheltered spots.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – Low pressure sits over Scotland and the cold airflow continues. Some overnight rain and then we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers across the islands. These will be wintry at times. Winds coming down from the North 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 2C to 10C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure builds out West and a cold airflow still persists across the islands. A cold start to the day but plenty of sunshine during Friday with a few scattered showers. Winds under 20 mph from the North and temps of 0C to 9C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Cold airflow across the UK this evening

Snow in the Cairngorms today

Global Weather News

Thunderstorms breaking out in Texas yesterday

Giant hail in Texas

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