Weather Watch 20th September 2021

Welcome to Monday’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 Monday evening we are seeing an overcast evening with some light rain and drizzle. Some clear skies. Winds under 20 mph. 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

Tuesday – High pressure to the South of the UK and low pressure sits over Iceland with tight isobars. For us in the Western Isles we are going to see a cloud dominating day with some sunny spells. It should be mainly dry but some light rain and drizzle at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph into the evening. Some gusts in coastal spots reaching 60 mph cannot be ruled out. Winds will be from the South West and temps of 11C to 16C but feeling cooler in the wind chill.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure clears away for the very far North but a cold front drags down across Scotland with high pressure over the far South. Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday we are going to see some heavy and at times slow moving rain moving across the Western Isles. Winds will still be strong gusting 40 to 50 mph with some spots reaching 60 mph.

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – High pressure slides away but weather fronts dominate the weather across the UK. For us in the Western Isles its going to be a day of sunshine and showers. These will be heavy and frequent. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph possibly reaching 50 mph for a time during the early hours of Thursday morning. Winds are expected to strengthen once again as we go into Friday. Winds will be from the West and North West. Temps of 8C to 15C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

Its going to be a wet North West this week

and windy weather as well

It was a wet day for Eastern England

Global Weather News

Once again its a busy tropical Atlantic

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