Weather Watch 17th August 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 and events from the UK and around the Globe.

On this Tuesday evening we are seeing we are seeing overcast conditions with some light rain and drizzle. Some evening sunshine. Winds under 20 mph and todays high of 15.5C

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

Wednesday – Low pressure over Scandinavia on Wednesday with high pressure to the South West of the UK and a cold front moves down from the North. For us in the Western Isles it will once again be an overcast day with spells of light rain and drizzle. Some mist low cloud and fog at times. Occasional sunny spells mainly hazy sunshine. Winds will be from the North West around 10 to 30 mph. Temps of 10C to 15C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A small and shallow area of low pressure develops across Scotland. There our two weather fronts across parts of the UK. A rinse and repeat day is on the cards for Thursday across the Western isles. The cloud will dominate once again with spells of light rain and drizzle. Some sunny spells. Mist low cloud and fog is possible at times. Winds will be under 20 mph from the North East and temps of 12C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – high pressure dominates the weather across the UK on Friday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see some improvements in the weather. A fairly overcast day with spells of sunshine. Some decent and at times prolonged spells of sunshine. Some early morning and late evening scattered showers. Winds under 20 mph from the North East. Temps of 12C to 18C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Lee Waves created by mountains today

Global Weather News

The latest in the tropics with Grace

and we have Henri

Flooding in Florida yesterday from Fred

and yesterday from icylone

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