Weather Watch 8th September 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 few heavy showers around. Some of these are slow moving in spots. Plenty of cloud. Winds under 20 mph and todays high of 19.1C so far.

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 sits across the UK with a warm front sitting across North West Scotland. For us in the Western Isles it is a tricky forecast. Overnight will see a cloud dominating night with some mist, low cloud and fog again. It will be another mild night. A few scattered occasionally heavy showers. Into Thursday day and we are going to see rain and showers. These will be heavy at times possibly persistent in places. In some spots there will be slow moving which could result in some surface flooding. At times we could see some thundery showers mixed in. In the breaks in the cloud we will see some sunny spells. Winds of 10 to 30 mph possible gusting 40 mph from the North East. Temps of 12C to 15C

Please do NOT use Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property please follow local and national government issued warnings and advice. Please have more than one source for weather information in extreme weather, Such as the Met office and follow any advice and instructions from emergency responders. Anything posted on this page is not representative of any company or organization.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Friday – low pressure sits across Scotland. With multiple weather fronts. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see overcast conditions with some light rain an drizzle. Further rain is expected to push in from the West into the late evening. Winds will be from the North East under 20 mph. Temps of 13C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Saturday– Low pressure sits to the North East and high pressure builds to the South as weakening cold front clears. Away to the far West near Canada you can see ex hurricane Larry. For us in the Western Isles some overnight rain which will be heavy at times. Into Saturday itself another fairly cloudy day with some sunny spells. Occasional mainly light rain and drizzle. Winds will be from the North and North West. Temps of 11C to 16C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Met Office thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Thursday

Further storms for South West England for rest of today

Flash flooding in Devon

Early morning storms this morning.

Last night was provisionally the hottest night on record for Wales

Warmest September day on record for Scotland provisionally

Global Weather News

50C recorded at Furnace creek yesterday.

Hurricane Larry from space today

we also have tropical storm Olaf

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome.

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