Weather Watch 11th 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 fine dry and sunny end to the day with variable amounts of cloud as the rain clears away. Winds under 20 mph and todays high of 16.9C

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 and its associated weather fronts move across the UK. For us in the Western isles after a dry start with some sunshine we are going to see spells of rain moving across the islands. Heavy at times with some showers. These showers could be thundery at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph but gusting 50 mph for Uists and Barra into the evening. Winds will be from the South and South East. Temps of 9C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – Low pressure sits to the North of the UK and a further weather fronts move across the UK. Further spells of overnight rain Thursday into Friday which will become increasingly showery with again a risk of thunder and lightning mixed in. Into Friday itself it will be a day of sunshine and showers and these will be heavy at times. Winds will be form the South and South West around 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph for at time in the early morning. Temps of 11C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday – Low pressure still sits to the North of the UK with the next area of low pressure building to the South West of the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see more drier weather then the previous two days but we are still going to see plenty of scattered showers which at times will be heavy. A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Winds will be from the North West around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 11C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

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