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 the 100 to 125 mm predicted in the yellow warning from the...

In like a lion and out like a lamb?

This is what the 12 UTC run of the GFS model looks like at days nine to fifteen – don’t get too excited – this could all be just science fiction. It certainly would be nice to see this come off if you don’t happen to live in...

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

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