Following an Early Weather Watch tip off on Thursday from Wroxall Weather guru David Carrington, it was no surprise to find out from the Met Office earlier today that Hurricane Katia is expected to bring stormy weather to the UK.
Wroxall Weather Latest Warning: There is a significant risk of severe weather affecting the Isle of Wight on Sunday and Monday.
Met Office Chief Forecaster Eddie Carroll explains the latest forecast from the Met Office and the challenges in forecasting this type of weather. Hurricane Katia is expected to cross the Atlantic to become a major September storm later in the weekend. Watch Met Office Video Forecast Link http://youtu.be/cvf6iZVnG9I on YouTube.
Wroxall Weather Latest:
Sustained wind speeds of 32mph are expected, gusting to 50mph.
Heavy rain is also expected to move in overnight from the South West, 20mm is widely expected but locally totals could be up to 30mm.
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Throughout the weekend the Met Office advises you to stay up to date with the latest forecasts and warnings on www.metoffice.gov.uk
For the latest weather news for the Isle of Wight Island Pulse advises you to ‘keep an eye on the storm’ via Wroxall Weather www.wroxall-weather.co.uk website or here www.facebook.com/wroxallweather Facebook.
Saturday Weather UPDATE: From Met office:
Later on Sunday and into Monday, post Tropical Storm Katia is expected to approach the UK, bringing the risk of severe gales and storm force winds in places.
The Met Office said: Although it will be very windy everywhere, it is uncertain as to exactly which parts of the country will see the very strongest winds – so we advise everyone to stay up to date with the very latest forecast warnings.”
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