Thursdays forecast – Cold

Good evening Western Isles on this Wednesday evening we are seeing A few sleet and rain showers moving across the Western Isles. Plenty of cloud with some breaks and brisk winds. Some mist and fog patches and its icy.

We are currently under a Met Office Yellow weather warning for Ice until 11:00 Thursday morning.

A second yellow weather warning for snow and ice has also been issued for Thursday and comes into force at 18:00 Thursday and expires at 12:00 Friday. Full information about both warnings can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – We are going to see a hard frost with further sleet and snow showers. Further accumulations are possible but the showers are expected to be more scattered. Some mist and fog patches. Plenty of clear skies and fairly light winds. Could see one of the coldest nights of the winter. Winds of 0 to 20 mph.

Morning and afternoon – A few scattered wintry showers. Plenty of sunshine prolonged at times especially across the Uists and Barra. More cloud across Lewis and Harris. Very icy start but should see some melting. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Further wintry showers which will increase in frequency again. Another hard frost. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Winds will be Easterly and North Easterly direction and temps will range from -3C to 5C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:33 and 16:46

South Uist – 08:33 and 16:54

Please do NOT use Western Isles Weather for the protection of life and property please follow local and national government issued warnings and advice. Please have more then one source for weather information in extreme weather, Such as the Met office and follow any advice given by emergency services.

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