Weather Watch 21st August 2021

Welcome to Saturday’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 Saturday evening we are seeing a mostly overcast evening with spells of rain and drizzle. Some hazy sunshine. Winds under 20 mph and todays high so far of 16.5C

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

Sunday – Weather fronts linger across the UK on Sunday. With weather warnings in place. See below. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see an overcast day with some spells of light rain and drizzle. Some sunshine. Decent and prolonged at times. Feeling fairly warm. Winds will be from variable directions and temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Monday – High pressure dominates across the UK. For us in the Western Isles we are expecting to see a fine and dry day with sunshine and cloud. The odd spell of light rain is possible but for the vast majority it should be dry. Some decent and prolonged spells of sunshine at times. Winds will be light under 15 mph from the South and South West predominantly. Temps of 12C to 19C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Tuesday – High pressure firmly in charge of our weather on Tuesday. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a mainly fine and dry day with some decent and prolonged sunshine. Variable amounts of cloud. Which will increase in at times. Winds will be light under 15 mph from variable directions and temps of 12C to 20C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain has been issued by the Met Office for Sunday

Met Office thunderstorm warning is also in force for the rest of this evening

Sunshine values are still well below average for much of the UK so far this month

Global Weather News

Hurricane Grace made landfall on Mexico as a strong category 3. A major hurricane

Another view of Grace this morning

Some more facts on Grace

and the latest on Hurricane Henri

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome.

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