Weather Watch 6th August 2021

Welcome to Friday’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 Friday evening we are seeing an overcast evening with some sunny spells. Rain and showers for Lewis and Harris. Winds of 10 to 30 mph and todays high of 18C

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

Saturday – Low pressure sits across the UK on Saturday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a fairly overcast day with some sunshine at times. Some decent spells of sunshine where the cloud breaks. Some showers which will be fairly well scattered but could become heavy for a time possibly thundery in nature. Winds will be from the East and North East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Low pressure still sits out in the North Sea and dominates our weather across the UK. We are once again going to see a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy at times. More breaks in the cloud are expected on Sunday with some decent and prolonged sunshine. Winds will be from the North and North East around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 12C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – Low pressure finally starts to lose its grip but some lingering weather fronts persist across the UK. For us in the Western isles we are going to see a cloud dominating day across the islands. Rain and scattered showers are likely with some sunny spells. The rain and scattered showers are likely to be less frequent then on Saturday and Sunday. It will also feel a little cooler then over the weekend. Winds will be from the North and North West under 20 mph. Temps of 12C to 17C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Multi day weather warnings from the Met Office

A possible tornado in Scotland this afternoon

Flooding Belfast

Global Weather News

Forest fires near Athens

In the tropical Atlantic

and West Pacific

Thank you for reading any feedback is welcome.

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