Wednesdays forecast – Staying cold.

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing wintry showers moving across the Western Isles. Some of these are heavy and falling as sleet and snow. Its very icy.

A reminder we are under a Met Office Yellow warning for ice until 11:00 Wednesday morning. Full warning can be found via the Met Office website of app.

Overnight – We are going to see further wintry showers. Sleet and snow. Risk of thundery showers. Some clear spells and further frost and ice. We could see accumulations again at lower ground with heavier falls over higher ground. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Wednesday day – Not much change during the day on Wednesday. Further wintry showers becoming increasing scattered as the day goes on. Some of these showers turning to rain. In between some decent sunshine. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – Scatted showers increasing turning to rain. Still some wintry precipitation in places. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. Risk of frost and ice again. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from -1C to 6C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:49 and 16:27

South Uist – 08:48 and 16:36

Tuesday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Tuesday morning we are seeing an extremely icy start to the day across parts of the Western isles. Sleet and snow showers pushing across the western isles. Winds have eased. Some accumulations of snow. Have you woken up to snow this morning? Leave us a comment below.

Reminder we are under a Met office yellow weather warning for ice until 12:00 today. The full warning can be found via the Met office website or app.

Across the highlands and islands on Monday Harris Quidnish had the highest maximum temperature of 7.5C

Today – we are going to see further sleet and snow showers. In between some decent and prolonged sunshine. A risk of thunderstorms with the frequent squally showers. Snow showers increasing once again this evening. Brisk winds of 10/20 mph. Some accumulations of snowfall but should clear fairly fast further frost and ice this evening.

Wednesday – further wintry showers and some sunshine light winds.

Thursday – turning milder overcast with light rain.

Friday – windy and mild.

Have a great Tuesday

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.

Tuesdays forecast – Wintry

Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing rain sleet and snow showers moving across the Western isles. Winds have eased from the earlier peak.

A reminder a Met Office Yellow weather warning comes into force for ice for the Western Isles from 00:00 Tuesday morning and expires at 12:00 Tuesday afternoon. The full warning can be found via the Met Office website or app.

Overnight – We are going to see further sleet and snow showers falling across the Western Isles. In places falling as rain. We are going to see frost and ice forming. We could see a covering of snow in places by the morning. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Morning – Further squally wintry showers. Some of the heavy and possibly thundery. Frost and ice widespread a bitterly cold wind chill. Increasing amounts of sunshine for late morning. Prolonged sunshine at times. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Afternoon – Sunshine again prolonged at times. Further squally wintry showers again could be thundery. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Evening – Increasing amounts of wintry showers as the evening goes on. We could see further accumulations to lower ground. Some mist and low cloud. Winds of 5 to 25 mph

Winds will be Westerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from -1C to 6C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:50 and 16:25

South Uist – 08:50 and 16:35

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.

Monday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Monday morning we are seeing some showers moving across the Western Isles. Plenty of cloud around.

Across the highlands and islands on Sunday Stornoway was the sunniest with 2.7 hours of sunshine and South Uist range had the highest maximum temperature of 6.9C

Today – we are going to see a cloud dominated day. Rain is going to spread into all parts which will be heavy and persistent accompanied by gales gusting 40/50 mph with some gusts reaching 60 mph in more exposed areas. Behind the rain into this evening we are going to see some sleet and snow showers.

Tuesday – we are going to see frequent wintry showers. We could see a dusting of snow for a time in places. Falling more as rain the further south you are. Winds will ease.

Wednesday – will be an overcast and showery day.

Thursday – winds will ease and the cloud will dominate.

Have a great day

Week ahead forecast – wake me up when its spring.

Good evening Western Isles this coming week looks like a bit of a rollercoaster in terms of weather going from stormy to wintry and mild back to cold again.

Full in depth forecast for Monday can be found below this one.

Tuesday – Frequent wintry showers. Falling as snow at times. blustery and some sunny spells. Winds will be Westerly and North Westerly direction around 20 to 40 mph and temps will range from -1C to 5C but feeling colder in the wind chill.

Wednesday – A sunshine and showers day. Some of these wintry again but becoming more milder in the evening. Winds easing as the day goes on. Winds will be North Westerly direction 5 to 30 mph and temps will range from -1C to 7C

Thursday – Will be a cloud dominated day with showers. It will be milder then it has been and winds are expected to increase as the day goes on. Winds will be South Westerly direction 10 to 40 mph. Temps will range from -1C to 9C

Friday – Is expected to be a milder day. Cloud dominating with some light rain and drizzle. Winds will be South Westerly direction around 20 to 40 mph with some gusts reaching 50 mph. Temps will rang from 5C to 10C

Have a great week

Mondays forecast – Gales and wintry showers

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Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and wintry showers. Some of these falling as sleet and snow. Under clearing skies we are seeing frost and ice. Milder across the Uists and Barra.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency issued a flood alert for the Western Isles. The alert is for coastal flooding. Full information can be found via the SEPA website.

Overnight – We are going to see further showers and these will be wintry at times. Some frost and ice. However cloud will thicken in as the night goes on with increasing showers. Winds will also increase 20 to 40 mph.

Morning – A showery start and then more heavy and persistent rain will push across the entire Western isles. Some sleet and snow mixed in. Falling as snow over higher ground. We are also going to see strong winds which at this stage are expected to stay below warning level. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph. Stronger gusts reaching 60 mph across the Uists and Barra.

Afternoon – We are expected to get into the core of the strongest of the winds during the early afternoon 20 to 50 mph gusting 60 mph across Uists and Barra. Barra could see winds reaching 65 mph. Further heavy rain with some sleet and snow mixed in. Winds will ease by late afternoon for most under 45 mph. Rain will turn increasingly wintry.

Evening – At this stage I feel there remains a great deal of uncertainty as to snowfall as we go into the evening. Showers are expected to turn increasingly to snow but how much we are likely to see. More sleet and rain for the Uists and Barra as temps will be higher. Lewis and Harris will see scattered snow showers we could result in a dusting for a time. Winds will ease further. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and South Westerly direction and temps will range from -1C to 8C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:52 and 16:22

South Uist – 08:51 and 16:32

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.

Sunday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning we are seeing a showery start to the day. These showers are wintry in nature with some sleet and snow mixed in. Snow falling over higher ground. We are seeing blustery winds and in between some decent sunshine. Still some frost and ice around from overnight.

Across the highlands and islands on Saturday Harris Quidnish had the highest maximum temperature of 8.3C

Today – we are going to see further outbreaks of wintry showers. Some sunny spells. Winds will stay gusting 20/30 mph. Showers become more scattered later. Some sunny spells before cloud increases later.

Monday – gales and wintry showers. Winds gusting 50 mph at times during the day.

Tuesday – winds ease but further wintry showers are likely.

Wednesday – light winds and further spells of rain.

Have a great Sunday

Sundays forecast – Blustery showers.

Good evening Western Isles on this Saturday evening we are seeing a mixture of clear skies and cloud. A hard frost in places with temps below freezing. A few light showers around.

Overnight – We are going to see a mixture of mist and fog patches. Frost and ice. Winds will also increase. We are going to see a band of rain move across the Western isles. It will bring some sleet and snow mainly to higher ground. It will be heavy. Winds of 5 to 30 mph with some gusts reaching 40 mph.

Morning – A mixture of sunshine and showers. Some of these will be heavy and wintry. In between we are going to see some decent and prolonged sunshine. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Afternoon – Further sunshine and showers. Some of these will be heavy at times. Some of the showers will be wintry. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Evening – Winds are going to ease a little. We are going to see showers with a mixture of clear skies and cloud. The showers are expected to become more scattered by late evening. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and North Westerly direction shifting South Westerly direction to end the day. Temps of -3C to 7C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:53 and 16:20

South Uist – 08:53 and 16:30

Saturday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Saturday morning we are seeing a chilly morning. Some frost and ice. Plenty of sunshine. Prolonged sunshine for some. It’s dry with variable amounts of cloud.

Across the highlands and islands on Friday south Uist range had the highest maximum temperature of 5.3C

Today – plenty of winter sunshine especially across Lewis and Harris. Milder and cloudier with with a few light showers across the Uists and Barra. Some wintry showers moving into all parts this evening. Risk of frost and ice forming widely tonight.

Sunday – some overnight showers. Sunday will see a breezy day.

Monday – will see gales and risk of further wintry showers.

Tuesday – winds will ease but we will see wintry showers.

Have a great Saturday

Saturdays forecast – Fine and dry.

Good evening Western Isles on this Friday evening we are seeing some showers around. But its mostly dry end to the day. A mixture of clear skies and cloud.

Overnight – We are going to see a mostly fine and dry night. A mixture of clear skies and cloud. A few scattered light showers are possible but most places will be dry. Frost and ice is possible. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Saturday day – We are going to see plenty of sunshine. Prolonged sunshine at times. Stubborn cloud. The best of the sunshine across Lewis and Harris cloud increasing across the Uists and Barra. It should be mostly dry but the odd shower cannot be ruled out. Risk of frost and ice again as we go into the evening. But staying milder the further south you are. Winds of 0 to 20 mph.

Winds will be South Easterly direction and temps will range from 1C to 7C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:55 and 16:18

South Uist – 08:54 and 16:27

Thursday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Thursday morning we are seeing and icy cold start. Some sleet and snow showers. A bitterly cold. Northerly wind. Plenty of cloud with some decent clear spells.

A reminder we remain under a Met office yellow weather warning for snow and ice until 12:00 Thursday lunchtime. Full warning can be found via the Met office website or app.

Across the entire UK on Wednesday Stornoway had the lowest maximum temperature of 0.2C

Today – a few wintry showers but these will clear slowly as the morning goes on. Some sunshine and cloud increasing later. Staying cold but the Northerly wind easing. Frost and ice likely again this evening.

Friday – fine dry but breezy day.

Saturday – a fairly settled day with a mixture of sunshine and cloud.

Sunday – a breezy day with showers.

Have a great Thursday

Thursdays forecast – Improving.

Good evening Western Isles on this Wednesday evening we are seeing plenty of sleet and snow showers progressing across the Western Isles and this accompanied by strong Northerly winds. Frost and ice as well. Some clear skies in between the showers.

A reminder a Met Yellow weather warning for snow and ice remains in force across the Western Isles until 12:00 Thursday. Full warning can be found via the Met Office app or website.

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.

Overnight – We are going to see further wintry showers. With more accumulations of snow. Frost and ice. Winds will stay strong. In between plenty of clear skies. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Morning – An icy start with some lingering snow showers but these are expected to become fairly scattered. Increasing amounts of sunshine and the wind will drop. We could even see some prolonged sunshine by late morning. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Afternoon – A mixture of sunshine and cloud. Its expected for most to be dry. However the odd shower cannot be ruled out and winds will stay light. Winds of 5 to 10 mph.

Evening – Should be mostly fine and dry. Variable amounts of cloud with plenty of clear skies. Winds will increase a little again. Under the clear skies we are going to see further frost and ice. Winds of 5 to 20 mph.

Winds will be Northerly and North Easterly direction by late tomorrow evening will be South Easterly direction and temps will range from -2C to 6C but will feel much colder in the wind chill.

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:58 and 16:14

South Uist – 08:57 and 16:23

Wednesday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief.

Well the snow has caught me out again. I was expecting wintry showers this morning. With a chance of snowfall over higher ground and a dusting to lower ground. But we are seeing snow showers widely this morning. Start to accumulate in places. Thick snow flakes. It’s been a very wet night. Seeing rain for some parts of the Western isles.

Today – further frequent wintry showers. Snows showers to all parts. Snow over higher ground. Snow showers to lower level with a chance of accumulations. Becoming more frequent this evening. Risk of thunderstorms in the squally showers. Some sunny spells. Frost and ice this evening. Strong North and North Westerly winds. Gusting 30/40 mph.

Thursday – further overnight snow showers becoming drier on Thursday and more settled.

Friday – a fairly dry day with some sunny spells and brisk winds.

Saturday – staying settled.

Wednesdays forecast – Turning colder.

Good evening Western Isles on this Tuesday evening we are seeing rain across Lewis and Harris. Drier across the Uists and Barra.

Overnight – We are going to see further spells of rain. These are going to be heavy and possibly thundery. Turning wintry for a time. Winds of 5 to 30 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Squally Showers. These will be wintry at times. Some sunny spells. These showers could be thundery at times. Winds of 10 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph at times.

Evening – We are going to see winds increasing further. Showers turning increasingly wintry we could see some snow at times. Greatest risk over higher ground. Some snow showers to lower ground are possible and we could a dusting to lower ground. The showers could be thundery a times. It will feel bitterly cold in the wind chill. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Wind will be Westerly and South Westerly direction but will shift to come Northerly and North Westerly direction and temps will range from 1C to 8C but in the wind chill in the evening it will feel more like -3/-4C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 08:59 and 16:12

South Uist – 08:58 and 16:21

Tuesday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Tuesday morning we are seeing rain sweep across the Western Isles it’s heavy and persistent in places. It hasn’t reached the entire Western isles as yet but will in due course.

Across the highlands and islands on Monday south Uist range had the highest maximum temperature of 9.3C

Today – a cloud dominated day. Plenty of rain which be heavy and persistent at times especially across Lewis and Harris. Winds of 20/40 mph. Staying mild.

Wednesday – squally heavy and at times wintry showers. A risk of these being thundery. Some sunny spells in between. Fairly strong winds.

Thursday – wintry showers cold but winds easing.

Friday – fine and dry with some sunshine and frost and ice.

Have a great Tuesday

Tuesdays forecast – Wet and windy.

Good evening Western Isles on this Monday evening we are seeing brisk winds. Some light rain but most places are dry and plenty of cloud.

Overnight – We are going to see some heavy and at times persistent rain moving across the Western Isles. Winds are going to increase and it will be milder. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Morning – Further rain and again this will be heavy and persistent at times. Some lighter rain for a time. Its going to be overcast winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph but across Lewis and Harris we will see it ease under 20 mph for a time.

Afternoon – Heavy rain across Lewis and Harris some lighter rain is expected across the Uists and Barra. The cloud will dominate. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 mph .

Evening – Further heavy showers with some drier spells and the rain should clear away for most by late evening. Some clear spells. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Winds will be Westerly and South Westerly direction and temps will range from 5C to 11C

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:01 and 16:09

South Uist – 09:00 and 16:19

Monday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Monday morning we are seeing rain clearing the Western isles. It’s been a frosty morning. Winds have eased.

Today – we are going to see a mixture of sunshine and showers. Plenty of cloud. Winds increasing as the day goes on gusting 30/40 mph. Heavy and more persistent rain pushing in this evening.

Tuesday – breezy with showers and mild.

Wednesday – turning colder with wintry showers.

Thursday – an overcast but settled day.

Have a great Monday

Week ahead forecast – Turning colder and possibly wintry

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Winter really hasn’t had much of chance to really get a grip just yet. But signs things are going to turn much colder from the middle of this week. However much can and will change between now and then I will keep you updated.

Tuesday – Well I just wouldn’t really bother. Maybe we can just skip it and go straight onto Wednesday. Heavy and persistent rain is likely throughout the day and this will be accompanied by gusty winds and staying on the mid side. Strongest of the winds expected across the Uists and Barra we could see winds gusting 40 to 50 mph. Temps of 5C to 10C

Wednesday – We are expected to see another showery day. We are going to see things becoming colder during the course of Wednesday. Some of the showers by the evening could become wintry in nature. Winds of 20 to 30 mph gusting 40 mph. Temps 2-7C

Thursday – Is forecast to be a drier day. A few showers. Plenty of cloud. Some sunny spells and winds are expected to be lighter. Winds of 10 to 25 mph. Temps 2-6C

Friday – Should be a drier day a few showers around some sunshine and plenty of cloud. It will still be feeling colder and some of the showers could be wintry in nature. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. 3-6C

Have a great week.

Mondays forecast – Dry chilly start then rain. 

Good evening Western Isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing squally showers moving across the Western Isles. This is accompanied by strong gusty winds. 

Overnight – We are going to see the rain slowly clear away across the Western Isles and we are going to see a mixture of clear skies and cloud. Winds of 5 to 20 mph so will ease down form this evening. We are going to see a chilly night but temps are expected to stay above freezing. 

Morning – Into the morning and we are going to see an overcast morning. Some sunny spells but the cloud is going to dominate. We are going to see a few scattered showers. Winds will start to increase again. Winds of 5 to 30 mph. 

Afternoon – The cloud is expected to thicken in across the Western Isles. We are going to see further spells of rain which could merge into some longer spells of rain. Winds of 10 to 30 mph. 

Evening – We are going to see further rain sweep across the Western Isles. The rain will be heavy at times we are also going to see winds increase a little further. Winds of 20 to 40 mph

Sunrise and Sunset

Stornoway – 09:02 and 16:08

South Uist – 09:01 and 16:17

 

Sunday morning brief

Good Morning Western Isles this is your morning brief

On this Sunday morning we are seeing a windy morning. Showers are moving across the Western isles and these are heavy and intense at times.

Today….. a showery day throughout some of these will be heavy and wintry. Some sunny spells in between. Staying windy gusting 40/50 mph.

Monday….. breezy and showery.

Tuesday…… staying windy and shower.

Wednesday….. becoming colder with further showers.

Have a great Sunday