Weather Watch 20th 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 with rain moving across the Western Isles which is heavy in places. some hazy sunshine. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. Todays high of 17.8C

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 -Weather fronts linger across the UK on Saturday. Overnight heavy rain will clear away. Some mist and low cloud. In Saturday day it will be an overcast start but increasing sunshine with some decent and prolonged sunshine at times. It should be mainly fine and dry but the odd scattered shower is possible. Winds will be from variable directions. Under 20 mph but during the early hours gusting 40 mph. Temps of 12C to 17C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Sunday – Low pressure sits out in the North sea on Sunday with weather fronts draped across parts of the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a fine and dry day with some decent and prolonged sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. The odd scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Wind sunder 20 mph from the North and North West. Temps of 12C to 20C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – High pressure dominates across the UK on Monday. A weather front lingers out West. For us in the Western Isles we are expecting to see a fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged sunshine at times. More cloud then on Sunday. It should be dry for most but some light rain and drizzle is possible. Winds under 20 mph from the South and South West. Temps of 12C to 20c

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Met Office thunderstorm warnings have been issued for the weekend

High pressure is expected to dominate next week

Global Weather News

The latest in the tropics. First Henri

and the latest on Grace

Crazy shelf cloud from Ukraine

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