Wet, wet, wet

The models are predicting a wet start to the week across western Scotland, particularly on the Outer isles and Skye. The totals don’t look quite as dire in the 00 UTC run of the GFS as …

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Snow for auld reekie?

The Met Office must be very confident in their mesoscale model, because rather surprisingly they are not expecting much in the way of impacts from snow away from the higher ground of the southern uplands and Cumbria (updated).

A ‘muddle’ of models

Now that we have waved a fond farewell to Ciara it’s now time to cast our gaze forward to later in the week.

Sunday at T+36

The tightening of the flow across western Scotland looks threatening

Sunday at T+48

A look at the latest NWP forecast charts for Sunday.

Stormy weather

The westerly airstream is so strong it’s blowing cold air right across the Atlantic from Arctic Canada, which seems to be the only way that any cold air can reach IONA these days, forget about those cold continental easterlies they are so passé

Strong winds but which are they blowing?

Thursday is shaping up to be an interesting day with all the NWP models at sixes and sevens about exactly what track low Clara is taking

Chances of white Christmas go up

After a short mild spell there may be light, or should that be white, at the end of the tunnel.

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