Weather Watch 4th October 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 afternoon we are seeing scattered showers moving across the islands. Heavy in places. Plenty of sunshine with variable amounts of cloud. Todays high so far of 13C

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

Tuesday – Low pressure sits across the middle of the UK with ex hurricane Sam out in the middle of the Atlantic. For us is in the Western Isles we are going to see fine and dry conditions with sunshine and cloud. Some decent and prolonged sunshine for many maybe even wall to wall sunshine in some spots. Some light rain cannot be ruled out. Winds will be from the North and North East under 20 mph. Temps of 4C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Wednesday – Low pressure to the West and low pressure to the East with a ridge of high pressure across the UK. A fine and dry start to the day with sunshine and cloud. Cloud will increase as the day goes on. Winds will be light to start to the day but wind increasing later. Heavy rain will move in becoming persistent for a time. Winds under 20 mph gusting 40 mph later. Winds will be from the South East. Temps of 9C to 13C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

Thursday – A broad area of low pressure sits in the middle of the Atlantic. Weather fronts move across the UK. For us in the Western isles we are going to see spells of rain which will be heavy and persistent at times. Winds gusting 20 to 40 mph possibly gusting 50 mph in some exposed locations. Winds will be from the West and South West. Temps of 9C to 15C

Surface pressure - Forecast chart

UK Weather News

A Met Office yellow weather warning has been issued for rain for later today into tomorrow

A Met Office yellow weather warning for rain has been issued for Tuesday

Ex hurricane Sam will move the jet stream Northwards again

Global Weather News

Plenty going on in the tropics

Hurricane Sam is still churning away

Thanks for reading any feedback is welcome.

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