Weather Watch 5th August 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 and events from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Thursday evening we are seeing overcast conditions with some sunny spells. Rain and scattered showers with drizzle in places. Winds under 20 mph and today’s high of 16.2C

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

Friday – Low pressure dominates the weather across the UK on Friday. For us in the Western isles we are going to see a fairly overcast day with some sunny spells. Rain and showers, these will be heavy at times possibly thundery in nature. Winds will be from the North East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure slowly moves across Scotland. For us in the Western isles we are gong to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times possibly thundery in nature. In between some decent spells of sunshine. Winds under 20 mph from variable directions. Temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Low pressure still sits across Scotland and dominates the UK weather on Sunday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times possibly thundery in nature. In between some decent and at times prolonged spells of sunshine. Winds will be predominantly from the West and North West under 20 mph. Temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Multi Day Met Office weather warnings have been issued for the coming days

Been wet for parts of Scotland so far today

Global Weather News

The Atlantic is waking up from its slumber

Plenty of activity in the Western Pacific

Thanks for reading any feedback is always welcome.

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