Weather Watch 4th August 2021

Welcome to Wednesday’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 and events from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Wednesday evening we are seeing a band of rain along the East coast with heavy rain in places. Plenty of cloud elsewhere with some sunshine. Winds under 20 mph and todays high of 17C

The next 3 days

We are now going to take a look at the next few days weather for the Western Isles. 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

Thursday – Low pressure sits to the West of Ireland on Thursday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see cloud dominating day with spells of rain and showers. These will be heavy at times with some sunny spells at times. The showers will continue into the evening. Winds will be from the South East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure sits across the UK on Friday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a showery day with sunshine in between. These showers will be heavy again at times possibly thundery. The showers are expected to become more scattered as the day progresses. Winds will be from the South East and North East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – A broad area of low pressure sits across the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a mixed day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times merging into some longer spells of rain and will be possibly be thundery at times. Winds of 10 to 30 mph from variable directions and temps of 12C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Met Office Thunderstorm warning for Friday into Saturday

A Met office thunderstorm warning is in place until 22:00 for Northern Ireland

A yellow weather warning for rain also in place

This is well worth a read from Dan Holley

Global Weather News

We have tropical storm Lupit

Waterspout in Croatia

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome

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